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Locality Home Treatment Coordinator

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
30 Jan 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity to join with the Crisis Resolution and home treatment teams as they further develop the service.

We are looking for three deputy team leads, one per locality. The deputy leads will have responsibility for the coordination of home treatment for service users in their locality, as they progress through crisis services and inpatient settings.

They will ensure that they maintain knowledge of allocated service users, provide a link between Crisis services, CMHT's and the inpatient ward.

The role will encompass supporting the service user to plan their care pathway, including facilitating early discharge from wards, and making that safety/follow up plans are in place before discharge from service, reviewing documentation (particularly care plans/risk assessments) and keeping things up to date.

It will be important to nurture locality relationships, to explore and make use of relevant 3rd sector organisations , collate feedback from Service users and carers on discharge, using the date to improve services and outcomes.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will ensure that the team provides therapeutic care within a holistic philosophy for those experiencing mental health problems and who are in acute crisis.

They will hold responsibility for a designated Locality providing; coordination of home treatment, holding knowledge of this Localities service users, a point of contact to CMHT/inpatient ward for this Locality, planning service user's pathway including facilitating early discharge from wards, ensuring that safety/follow up plans are in place before discharge from service. Nurturing locality relationships will be key in this post, including greater utilization of 3rd sector to aid longer term recovery.

The post holder is responsible for care delivery and maintaining standards of care and clinical practice in liaison with the wider multi-disciplinary team. This will include reviewing documentation (particularly care plans/risk assessments) and collating feedback from service users and carers on discharge, sharing learning from this feedback and implementing improvements based on it.

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

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well,and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Job description Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Mental Nurse or equivalent diploma or degree.
  • Experience of working in crisis service or community mental health setting
Experience Essential
  • Sufficient experience
  • Meets all desirable criteria as per attached job description/person specification

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