Early Intervention Specialist Worker

Employer
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Location
Risca
Salary
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
6 Oct 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen in ABUHB's Early Intervention in Psychosis Service.

We are able to offer a permanent Band 6 EIS Specialist CPN.

The Early Intervention Service is a pan Gwent MDT that is in partnership with Adferiad Recovery. We are based in Risca. This post will hold a caseload covering the areas of Caerphilly, however may involve working across Gwent.

The Early Intervention Service provides an extensive care coordination and case management service to young people (14-35) experiencing a first episode of psychosis, focusing on psychosocial, vocational and family interventions. The Early Intervention Service is a specialised Mental Health Service providing individual tailored evidence based intervention to young people in the early stages of their first episode of psychosis.

Early identification and treatment of symptoms is seen as crucial to longer term outcome. By adopting the principle of assertive outreach, the team aims to engage young people early using low stigma community based approach. Assistance will be offered with psychological adjustment and recovery, prevention of relapse, vocational/employment opportunities and interpersonal and social development.

Main duties of the job

This role would involve providing an extensive care coordination and case management service to young people (14-35) experiencing a first episode of psychosis, focusing on psychosocial, vocational and family interventions.

The Early Intervention Service is a specialised Mental Health Service providing individual tailored evidence based intervention to young people in the early stages of psychosis. In the form of CBTp informed interventions and family work.

Early identification and treatment of symptoms is seen as crucial to longer term outcome. By adopting the principle of assertive outreach, the team aims to engage young people early using low stigma community based approach. Assistance will be offered with psychological adjustment and recovery, prevention of relapse, vocational/employment opportunities and interpersonal and social development.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this role; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your speciality or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

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