Care Co-ordinator

South West London & St Georges Mental Health NHS Trust
£37,152 to £43,994 a year Incl HCAS
Closing date
4 Oct 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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About the team:

The Carshalton and Wallington IRH provides excellent recovery focussed client care to the patients it supports. We now have a full-time opportunity for an experienced Band 6 CPN/Care Coordinator to work in the Carshalton and Wallington IRH. The successful applicant should be committed to high quality service provision with knowledge of psychosocial techniques, a desire to drive forward the social inclusion and recovery agendas, and understand and be committed to promoting and leadership, a high standard of patient care.

Main duties of the job

The Carshalton and Wallington IRH provides a specialist Borough based mental health support and recovery service for adults (18-75) with more complex and longer term needs which, because of their seriousness or complexity, cannot be effectively treated within primary care. Clinical/professional judgement will determine priority for treatment and support. The team works in close partnership with GPs and other key partners, including voluntary organisations. Care is delivered within the framework of the CPA. The team is committed to providing high quality mental health and social care for the local people of Carshalton and Wallington.

About us


We offer a number of excellent staff benefits and understand the importance of a healthy work life balance. Some of our benefits are highlighted here:
  • Generous pay, pensions and leave, we offer a comprehensive pay, pensions and leave package which is dependent on the role and length of service.
  • Work life balance, we support a range of flexible options, such as: part-time working, job sharing, term-time working, compressed hours and working from home.
  • Career development, there are plenty of opportunities to progress your career and we support your development through a number of programmes such as mentoring, coaching, positive people management, collective leadership and other talent programmes
  • Subsidised car parking - You can park at any of our sites at a reduced rate of £20/month.
  • NHS discounts, with discounts up to 10% from a variety of well-known retail brands through Health Service Discounts website.

Other benefits include:
  • Eye examinations
  • Looking after your health
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Car lease scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Staff restaurants
  • Free gym membership

For a full list of our benefits please visit:

We look forward to receiving your application.

Job description Job responsibilities

About the role:

You will be part of the multi-disciplinary team, hold a designated caseload and be able to work independently. You will be expected to provide generic healthcare specific assessments. You must have good personal organisational skills, be willing to work flexibly and able to supervise students on placements and Recovery Support Workers. You should have demonstrable skills of working with people who experience serious mental health problems, experience of working in a multidisciplinary team and experience of assessing and managing crisis for people with a severe mental illness. A car driver/owner is essential.

About the location:

We are based by the outskirts of the bustling town of Wallington at the Jubilee Health Centre.

Person Specification Education and Qualification Essential
  • Registered Adult Nurse and/or Registered Mental Health Nurse and/or Registered Learning Disabilities Nurse
  • Mentorship qualification
  • Master's degree
Experience and Knowledge Essential
  • Experience of researchbased/reflective practice, e.g. understanding and ability to use supervision to reflect on skills, attitude and knowledge and develop these by using evidence based practice
  • Significant relevant clinical experience
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Experience as a preceptor / mentor
  • Knowledge of clinical governance and audit
  • Knowledge of relevant Professional and Clinical legislation
  • Experience of taking responsibility for a ward / clinical unit.
  • Experience of engaging / supporting clinical research projects
  • Experience of supporting practice development in clinical areas
  • Experience of teaching. e.g. lecturer practitioner/preceptorship
  • Experience of recruitment and selection of staff
Skills and Abilities Essential
  • Able to provide quality care that is responsive to service user's needs, without close supervision
  • Teaching ability
  • Resilient: able to cope with difficult interpersonal situations.
  • Approachable
  • Self-aware, self-confident and intrinsically motivated to do a good job and to motivate others
  • Forms very effective working relationships with colleagues
  • Advocates for all individuals, particularly those with protected characteristics; promotes equality and diversity
  • Problem solving, ability to identify problems, review options and take appropriate action without a predetermined framework
Other Requirements Essential
  • Empathy for service users including individuals who have experienced mental health problems.
  • Loyal and able to advocate for and show pride in the work area and organization and demonstrates values of trust and NHS
  • Flexibility to work shift patterns across 24hrs, 7days a week and across all clinical areas as required
  • Ability to fulfil all the requirements of the role (including physical)

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