BeeU Children Crisis Home Treatment Team Child Young Person Liaison / Crisis Home Treatment Mental Health Practitioner
We are developing a team of enthusiastic and experienced professionals to providea Child Young Person Liaison / Crisis Home Treatment Mental Health Practitioner
. These practitioner posts will join our existing Multi-Disciplinary team of professionals, headed by the Operational Lead and Clinical Lead. The BeeU service is a partnership between Midland Partnership Foundation Trust, The Children's Society, Kooth and Healios working together in the interests of children and young people in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin.
The Team will provide mental health assessment within A & E or on wards within the local Acute Trust. Assessing mental health crisis and delivering safe and effective home treatment for young people in accordance with their care plan and risk assessment.
There will be scope for creativity in this team, to develop evidence based interventions, to think systemically and work collaboratively with children, young people and families, informed by the local Transformation Plan, Future in Mind and the THRIVE framework. It really is time to think differently and creatively about how we can help more children and young people with their emotional wellbeing and mental health. You will be supported by some very lovely people in all parts of our service and the wider partnership.
Main duties of the job
Main duties and responsibilitiesProvide specialist assessment and care planning in conjunction with service users and carers, evaluation of individual treatment plans and discharge planning Contribution to the delivery of home treatment through nursing care to an identified community client group and within a multi-disciplinary team. Support for and facilitation of, early discharge from hospital. This is a 24 hour service which will involve shifts including weekends and nights. To coordinate the workload of the team on an as required basis.
Band 6 practitioner have a crucial role in assessing mental health crisis in children and young people referred to the service and supporting the delivery of safe and effective home treatment for an identified group and in accordance with that persons' wellbeing and recovery action plan. The main purpose of the role is to provide mental health assessment, risk assessment and treatment, with the primary focus of the work being the high quality assessment and treatment of patients presenting with a mental health issue within a physical healthcare setting, may have physical health conditions impacting upon their mental health
The post holder will work directly with children and young people with mental health needs and their families, carrying out assessments (including risk management) and effective treatment and/or interventions, with the aim of helping children and young people participate in normal family and community activities and to facilitate positive outcomes of care in relation to young people's mental health needs.
Job description Job responsibilities
Please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached for further information on the role.
Person Specification Qualifications Essential
- Registered mental health Nurse or Allied Health Professional on NMC or HCPC Register. ABSc degree in nursing/relevant professional degree or equivalent levelA
- Post-registration experience, evidence of formal courses and training at diploma/degree level
- Conforms to NMC/HCPC requirements
- BSc degree in nursing/relevant professional degree or equivalent level
- Qualification in providing supervision
- Training or a sound awareness of common physical health conditions and their relationship with mental illness and wellbeing.
- Registered Sign off mentor for nurse students (nurses only)
- Experience with working with children & young people experiencing mental health related difficulties
- Experience of working with people who have difficulty in engaging with services and have complex mental health needs
- Experience of working in community setting and making decisions autonomously
- Experience of assessing, planning, co-ordinating and managing people with mental health problems in a community setting. A/I
- Experience of integrating care delivery across multi-disciplinary /multi agency teamsA/I/R
- Experience of leading/contributing to CPA/Care Planning process
- Experience of dealing with mental health related issues/referrals/need for advice by telephone including at times of high demand and in relation to highly stressful/emotive situations.
- Experience and ability to carry out clinical audit
- Experience of presenting at local/national level
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