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Advanced Practitioner

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum
Closing date
29 Sep 2022

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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CAMEO is an award-winning CPFT Early Intervention service offering assessment, treatment and support to people aged 14 - 65 years who are experiencing symptoms of psychosis for the first time.

Due to substantial investment in our service we are delighted to be embarking upon a very significant service expansion which will see us more fully meet national targets and provide first-class NICE adherent quality of care.

CAMEO Service operates across our Foundation Trust via two established bases in Cambridge and Peterborough. This post will be located in the vibrant and culturally diverse city of Peterborough .

If you have passion and drive for the values that underpin Early Intervention work , remain focused on service user recovery and value and support your staff to ensure a well motivated and driven team that can deliver a high quality service, then we very much look forward to meeting with you.

Main duties of the job

Oversight of caseload care coordination, ensure delivery of expert clinical assessment and individualized specialist treatment interventions as part of a service user's overall multi-disciplinary team care plan as well as contributing to shaping the strategic direction of the service.

CAMEO recognises the aim of individualised work to promote self awareness, independence, confidence and hope within the service users own unique recovery journey.

You will have experience of leadership & will have worked within a mental health community setting, preferably with EI. . It is essential to have an interest in psychosis .

You will have a range of leadership and clinical skills & tasks including confidence at chairing large meetings, ensuring robust governance arrangements, contributing to service KPI's, audit activity, delivery of supervision, staff appraisals, clinical development of staff, oversight of team clinical practice, lead role in support of students etc.

About us

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust is a health & social care organisation dedicated to providing high quality care with compassion to improve the health & wellbeing of the people we care for, as well as supporting & empowering them to lead a fulfilling life.

Our clinical teams deliver many NHS services not only via inpatient and primary care setting but also with the community. These services include Children, Adult & Older Peoples mental & physical health, Forensic & Specialist mental health, Learning Disabilities, Primary Care & Liaison psychiatry, Substance misuse, Social care, Research & Development.

To achieve our goal, we look to recruit high calibre candidates that share our vision & values. As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people & members of our ethnic minorities & LGBTQ+ communities.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of responsibilities.

  • You will be as a senior staff member contribute to the delivery of a service that meets the nationally defined quality EI standards and outcomes.
  • You will oversee the running of a recovery focused service with a strong practice of collaboration and co production with service users and their families .
  • You will role model excellence in the delivery of clinical interventions yourself.

Person Specification Physical Requirements Essential
  • Ability to travel across a number of geographical locations within the Trust
  • Able to use IT equipment
Education/Qualifications Essential
  • Degree or extensive clinical experience
  • Professional qualifications in Mental Health Nursing, OT or Social Work
  • Completion of Mentorship/ Coaching Course or intention to complete
  • Evidence of Continuous professional development
  • Leadership Qualification
  • Non-medical prescribing Qualification
  • Psychological Therapy qualification training with individuals and/or families
Experience Essential
  • Extensive experience of working alongside people with complex mental health problems
  • Experience of supervising staff clinically
  • Extensive experience of providing a range of interventions to people
  • Extensive experience of multidisciplinary working
  • Experience of leading staff or teams in practice improvement
  • Lived experience of mental health
Skills & Abilities Essential
  • Advanced skills in: assessment, planning and therapeutic intervention
  • Provision of specialist practice advice
  • Excellent ability to develop effective professional relationships with others (individuals and groups)
  • Able to establish and maintain communication with individuals, families, carers and groups about difficult or complex matters
  • Advanced skills in problem solving and clinical risk management
  • Experience in audits
Knowledge & Understanding Essential
  • Advanced specialist knowledge of assessment, intervention and practice models relevant to the client group
  • Knowledge of NICE guidance and other national guidance relevant to delivery of safe clinical practice
  • Knowledge of relevant practice legislation to include the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act and Care Act

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