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Care Co-ordinator - Early Intervention in Psychosis

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
30 Jan 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen within The Early Intervention in Psychosis Service (EIP) of Nottinghamshire Healthcare Foundation NHS Trust for a passionate and highly motivatedCare Coordinator(Band 6)from either aMental Health Nursing, Occupational TherapyorSocial Workbackground to join our team

The EIP service in Nottinghamshire is delivered through a multidisciplinary team of practitioners who provide comprehensive assessments and evidence-based treatments for people aged 14-65 who are experiencing a First Episode Psychosis (FEP) or an At Risk Mental State (ARMS) for the development of psychosis.

The EIP team is a community-based service which operates Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.

We welcome applications for both part- and full-time work. The role is for a 12 month fixed term period.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for applicants with a keen interest in working with the client groups served by EIP and a desire to effectively support their families, to join a dedicated, enthusiastic and supportive team

A good understanding of the principles, ethos, assessments and interventions associated with working within an Early Intervention in Psychosis team will be key. We provide additional training and support to contribute to the successful delivery of a high quality NICE concordant service, including Behavioural Family Therapy (BFT)

As this is a fixed term or secondment opportunity additional support and training will be offered to equip the person to undertake evidence based interventions for example BFT, psychosocial and CBTp informed interventions.

About us

We have a huge variety of opportunities in our expansive Trust covering geographically from South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire to Leicester, providing mental health inpatient and community services, community health services, forensic mental health services and secure prison healthcare across the East Midlands.

We have more than 100 sites and a huge scope of unique opportunities to develop your career and gain some amazing experiences. We strive to be a great place to work and offer many staff benefits and tailored staff support and wellbeing programmes.

Do you want to make a difference?
Do you believe in Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork?

Then Nottinghamshire Healthcare is the perfect place for you to start, maintain or further your career. Join our team of nearly 9000 who are making a difference every day. We are all about our people - our staff, volunteers, carers, service users and patients. We are NottsHC.

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Job description
Job responsibilities

This is a rewarding and vital role in the delivery of treatment to our patients within a supportive environment. In return, we offer a vast range of benefits and opportunities.

Benefits of working at Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust include:
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Flexible Working
  • Enhanced rates of pay for unsocial hours
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity and Sick pay
  • Comprehensive induction and ongoing training
  • Commitment to career development
  • Wide range of training and development opportunities
  • Working in a supportive environment
  • Retail Discounts
  • Option to purchase additional Annual Leave
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Preceptorship Programme
  • Health and Wellbeing Services

Day to Day Duties:
  • Hold and manage a caseload of service users who have been identified as experiencing their first episode of psychosis
  • Assessment of service users referred to the Early Intervention in Psychosis (EIP) Team
  • To work as part of our integrated MDT, and to participate in a clinical decision making process to determine the most appropriate management plans for all service users who are under the care of the team.
  • Use of standard outcome measures to monitor recovery using the HoNOS, QPR and DIALOG
  • Travel across Nottinghamshire to support the needs of service users, their family members and carers
  • Use of digital technologies to support service need and delivery

A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post; however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010.
Person Specification
Contractual Requirements
  • A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post

  • Core Professional qualification to degree / diploma level in Nursing, Occupational Therapy or Social Worker with appropriate registration
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • Nurse registrants: Completion of Preceptorship.

  • Nurse mentorship/Practice Education

  • Experience of working with people with complex mental health presentations such as those with psychosis and/ or personality disorders in community settings.
  • Knowledge and experience of working under the Care Programme Approach.
  • Experience of using psychological formulations to identify intervention targets.
  • Experience in the assessment and management of clinical risk.
  • Experience of multidisciplinary and multi-agency working.

  • Experience of working in an EIP service.
  • Experience of specialist EIP assessments and interventions
  • Experience of working therapeutically with individuals experiencing psychosis.

Knowledge and Skills
  • Awareness of national agenda related to EIP services
  • Good working knowledge of risk assessment, risk formulation and risk management.
  • Able to demonstrate commitment to high quality care for people with psychosis.
  • Competent IT skills including word, outlook, excel and power point.
  • Ability to prioritise workload effectively, meeting expected deadlines.
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Advanced interpersonal skills demonstrating the ability to communicate and work with a wide range of professionals.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Ability to produce and present clear letters / reports.
  • Specialist knowledge of psycho-social interventions and their appropriate use.

  • Knowledge of specialist EIP assessments and Interventions

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