Registered Professional Mental Health (Home Treatment Team) - Band 5/6

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
£27,055 to £40,588 a year per annum / pro rata
Closing date
6 Oct 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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Band 5 / Band 6 Registered Professionals (RMN, OT, social worker etc) for the Mental Health Access Hub and Home Treatment Team

Based at Avenue House, Nuneaton, working across the North Warwickshire and Rugby geographical area

There have been new exciting changes made to access and referrals into Secondary Care mental health services.

We are currently looking for motivated and enthusiastic Band 6 Registered Professionals (Mental health nurses, social workers and OTs) to join our team based in Nuneaton.

Our Mental Health Access Hubs and Home Treatment Teams, which have moved into triage and assessment teams with a separate team for home treatment form part of the community provision for secondary mental health care in Coventry and Warwickshire.

The team will work with individuals alongside other teams and MDTs to determine the required least restrictive interventions to facilitate support, recovery and crisis management.

Please note Trust interviews are taking 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.

You will need to demonstrate experience of working with clients with mental health problems or experiencing mental health crisis. You will need to demonstrate strong assessment skills, be willing to take positive risks and able to plan care and implement interventions. You must be committed to working with people with complex needs, ensuring that multi-disciplinary meetings are set up to review the patients health and social needs, to support people in the community as an alternative to hospital admission. The service is an age independent multidisciplinary team. We work with clients 16 plus providing a high level of care.The Service covers a large geographical area and the post holder will need to be confident about lone working and working as an autonomous clinician. There is a shared multidisciplinary approach to planning care. There is a strong learning culture within the team and the successful applicant would be expected to contribute to this.

About us

We are looking for registered professionals who are compassionate, motivated and approachable. In return you will be working within a supportive team with strong commitment to excellent customer care.

What CWPT can offer you:
  • Excellent progression opportunities
  • Support and guidance with preceptorship
  • Flexible working
  • Excellent staff benefits
  • Ongoing supervision and appraisals
  • Training opportunities through our apprenticeship scheme

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.

The successful candidate must have excellent communication skills, demonstrate a caring, compassionate and professional attitude to the client group and have evidence of working in an acute psychiatric setting. They will also need to enjoy working in a fast paced team. They will demonstrate a sound knowledge of the acute pathway and be involved in supporting and planning early discharge and admission avoidance

Person Specification QUALFICATIONS Essential
  • Relevant Professional Qualification i.e RMN, DipCOT
  • Expertise within a discipline underpinned by theory
  • Professional clinical knowledge acquired through degree/ diploma
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Experience in Acute Mental health care setting
  • Experience of undertaking assessment, formulation, risk assessment and positive risk management
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
Other Essential
  • Must have full driving licence and access to a motor vehicle for business use

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