Activity Co-ordination Team Leader - Band 6 Full time, permanent role
Our Activity Coordination Team (ACT) provide opportunities for patients to engage and participate in a range of fun, meaningful and task orientated activities both on and off site at Brooklands Hospital. Could you be the right person to lead this lively team in ensuring that our patients are offered a range of activities?
We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person who is an experienced, registered health professional to operationally manage our ACT team whilst ensuring that the service is safe and effective. This will mean ensuring that service users are given an opportunity to engage in a range of holistic, creative and therapeutic activities as part of their rehabilitation, recovery and plans for discharge.
A key aspect of your role will be supporting the team in establishing creative pathways and resources with links to the community - identifying, sourcing and supporting partners who can enhance our patients /lives and build up skills in vocational, functional, creative roles and pursuits. The post holder would be responsible for ensuring the ACT team activity is risk assessed, timetabled, and links into their holistic, recovery focused care plans through engagement with the wider MDT. Please note many Trust interviews take place through Microsoft Teams, this can be downloaded either through the App Store or Google Play for use on your phone/tablet.
Main duties of the job For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.
Formulate and coordinating holistic assessment of mental and physical need.
To be in charge of team allocation and shift management.
To supervise and develop junior staff member, with responsibility for ensuring junior staff, students and trainees have specific role competency sign off.
Ensure there is a robust process for care plan formulation, review, evaluate treatment and safety plans and report back to multi-professional team.
Contribute to the maintenance and development of the social and physical therapeutic environment.
Support in areas of risk management within the department, including patient risk, positive risk taking, and environmental risk assessment is embedded and that trust processes around risk are adhered to and recorded.
Responsible for leading high standards of clinical care and maintaining service delivery based on evidence, clinical and professional judgement.
Responsible for identifying needs to facilitate safe discharge.
To lead and coordinate the adherence to and reporting of safety & quality issues and report any concerns immediately.
Have a detailed working knowledge of key partnership services and organisations (ie. voluntary sector, social services, housing), including their eligibility criteria and access procedures. Please see attached doc for further details
The service received an overall rating of Good by the CQC and an Outstanding for care and compassion of which we are rightly proud. We have also been recognised both locally and nationally by receiving awards for the services we provide.
Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.
Services are provided to a population of over one million people living in Coventry and Warwickshire and also a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services, we see on average around 5,000 patients every day.
Job description Job responsibilities For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who has a:
- Keen interest & / or experience of working in learning disability services
- Proactive approach in using sound clinical knowledge and skills in the use of therapeutic activity, recovery and inclusion
- A strong commitment to developing self and supporting others
- A strong commitment to working in and supporting a team
Person Specification Qualifications Essential
- Relevant Professional Qualification ie. RNLD/RMN or Relevant Allied Health Professional Qualification
- Current unrestricted registration with NMC or HCPC
- Evidence of continuing professional development
- Hold or be willing to undertake Quality Improvement training.
Knowledge and skills Essential
- Excellent written communication skills
- Effective organisational and delegation skills
- Ability to demonstrate and apply understanding of policies and procedures
- Substantial experience working in a clinical care setting with people with learning disabilities and/or Mental Health diagnosis
- Significant experience of undertaking assessment, formulation, risk assessment and positive risk management.
- Able to travel for work purposes and have access to an independent means of transport.
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