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Bee U CRHTT Mental Health Practitioner - Development Post

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
31 Jan 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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We are looking for an enthusiastic, forward thinking, passionate and motivated Band 5 Mental Health Nurse or Allied Mental Health Professional to join our Bee U Crisis intervention Home Treatment Team. This role is a development post and upon successful completion of the development process you will be appointed to a Band 6.

You will work closely with the Operational Lead, Clinical Lead and Band 6's to ensure safe and effective working across the team. The team work 24/7, therefore shifts are part of the working practice.

Main duties of the job

  • Provide 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 provide an active involvement in the assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of service user care which focuses on ensuring that service users are supported to remain in their own homes wherever hospitalisation can be safely and appropriately avoided.
  • Assess patient's individual care needs, develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care.
  • Deliver a range of interventions in accordance with the agreed plan of care and Pathway guidance including; pharmacological and psychologically informed interventions.
  • Complete and contribute to robust risk assessments and risk management plans. Deliver and promote positive risk taking, where appropriate, to improve quality of life and maximise occupational performance/independence.
  • Maintain an effective reporting system by observing and reporting verbally, electronically and in writing on patient condition
  • The post holder will be required to work within the NMC/HCPC Code of Practice and professional guidelines

  • About us

    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.

    Job description Job responsibilities

    Assessing a mental health crisis and delivering safe and effective home treatment for young people in accordance with their care plan and risk assessment. Assessing young people who present to our local acute trust, facilitate a holistic assessment along with robust safe discharging plan and risk management.

    Person Specification Qualifications Essential
    • NMC Nurse / Allied Health Care Professional
    • Mental Health experience
    Qualifications Essential
    • 1 years mental health experience
    • Risk Management experience

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