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Integrated Offender Management Community Mental Health Nurse

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
West Mercia
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
27 Jan 2023

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Band 6
Full Time
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At MPFT we pride ourselves on staff wellbeing and development and can we offer you:
  • Our SOOTHE resources - supporting staff across the trust with their physical, mental and financial health. In addition to the support offered from our occupational health provider Team Prevent.
  • Counselling support and lifestyle information with advice on a variety of personal matters
  • In our Gift providing a platform for your voice to be heard to inform change
  • The opportunity to purchase additional annual leave
  • Opportunities for flexible working (depending on the role)
  • Career development opportunities and coaching plus access to in house training programs
  • Innovative research training program entitled STARS (Supporting the advancement of Research Skills)
  • Child Care Vouchers Scheme
  • Recognition and engagement through our staff LOVE awards, LOVE long service awards and Staff Engagement Surveys
  • NHS discounts available via the Blue Card and Red Guava schemes

Main duties of the job

Band 6 Community Mental Health Nurse role

37.5 hours per week - initial two year contract with West Mercia Probation/Police

Agile working: Mixture of home working, community visiting and some time at West Mercia Probation and Police Stations - Telford, Shrewsbury, Worcestershire. The successful applicant can select the best base for their work/ life balance.

We can offer you a strong commitment to supervision and training with weekly quality huddles to support your CPD . This post is ideal for someone interested in working in partnerships across boundaries, offering focused brief interventions and adding to their skills in the criminal justice area of practice.

Integrated Offender Management (IOM) was introduced in 2009. Its aim is to bring a cross-agency response to crime and reoffending threats faced by local communities. Service users will be jointly managed by Police, Probation and other partner agencies; to reduce reoffending and make communities safer. The nursing role has support and supervision from the Forensic community team and will have a partner I.O.M nurse in West Mercia, in addition to being part of the virtual IOM team.
  • Offer mental health assessment, support and treatment for the Integrated Offender Management I.O.M population
  • Refer to primary mental health, secondary mental health services where care coordination is needed.
  • Develop close partnerships, training and support across West Mercia police, Probation and the third sector.

About us

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) is an award winning organisation with over 9000 employees. We are one of the largest integrated Health and Social Care providers, covering services across North & South Staffordshire, Shropshire, Hampshire, Buckinghamshire, Isle of Wight and Essex.

Demonstrating our strong commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, and in context of our objective aligned to the growth of diversity across the workforce; we are particularly seeking applications from individuals who may be from under-represented groups, such as black, Asian or other ethnic groups, individuals with a disability, or LGBTQ+ individuals who meet the specific criteria.

We are embedding values based and inclusive recruitment practices to ensure that all applicants, from any backgrounds, have an equal chance of success in achieving a role with us.

Job description Job responsibilities

This role sits within the criminal justice teams and fills the gap between short term criminal justice services such as Liaison and Diversion and Primary and secondary mental health Teams.

The main duties include:

Assessment and care planning in conjunction with service, carer, probation and West Mercia Police.
  • Evaluation of individual treatment plans
  • Participate in and contribute to weekly IOM case management meetings, ensuring that colleagues from other agencies are kept fully informed of the status and progress of IOM individuals on caseload.
  • Risk management
  • Handover to other services as needed.
  • Responsible for participating in the setting of quality standards, including the auditing, monitoring and reviewing of practice in line with current clinical guidance practice and policy
  • Assess patient's individual care needs, develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care in collaboration with other IOM staff
  • Deliver a range of interventions in accordance with the agreed plan of care including; psychologically informed interventions, referring to other health care providers where appropriate.
  • Complete and contribute to robust risk assessments and risk management plan
  • Deliver and promote positive risk taking, where appropriate

Person Specification On person specification Essential
  • Registered mental health Nurse on NMC Register
  • Evidence of extensive post registration experience with working with adults experiencing mental health related difficulties
  • Knowledge of the wide range of statutory independent and third sector service provision for adults with mental ill health
  • Experience of working with the criminal justice system
  • Psychological intervention Qualification including EMDR, CBT, CBTp, Family Interventions, CAT, DBT
on Person specification Essential
  • Post-registration experience, evidence of formal courses and training at diploma/degree level.
  • Experience of mentoring students

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