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Senior Acute Care Worker

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
10 Feb 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The post holder will be responsible for the co-ordination of care needs, assessment, planning, and implementation of evidence based care to a defined group of service users and their carers within the service catchment area. The post holder will provide professional advice and support to other agencies and members of the multi-disciplinary team. The post will involve working within the Crisis Team which includes the S136 Suite, Triage Car and the new Rapid Response Car pilot service.

Main duties of the job

Previous Applicants need not apply.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated Band 6Registered Nurse to join the Boston Crisis and Home Treatment team. The team supports people experiencing an acute mental health episode in Boston, Skegness, Spalding and the surrounding areas.

You will need to demonstrate a commitment to providing a high quality standard of care, excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a positive attitude towards change and an ability to contribute to the evolving nature of the service. You will receive regular supervision both management and clinical as well as providing this to junior staff members and there are training opportunities available to support growth in the role. You will as a band 6 be involved in the Crisis Vehicular Response Service. You will be expected to work shifts long days and nights including weekends and bank holidays over a 7 day period. This current vacancy is for 37.5 hours per week.

About us

This is a community based post providing initial and continuing assessment of mental health needs of service users, ensuring that an agreed package of care is implemented which reflects the Trust's policy to engage services users and their carers in all aspects of their carer and treatment.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached for further information on the role.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • RMN or RNLD or RN, S/W, O/T,: 1 st Level Registration (NMC) or dgree or equivalent.
  • Current Registered Professional
  • ENB998 / FliPS or equivalent
  • Mentorship Module (degree level)
  • Evidence of specialised continued professional training (degree level) in clinical practice.
  • Management training
Experience Essential
  • Relevant experience of working with adults with mental health needs. Or clear evidence of substantial experience of working with individuals in crisis and skills that are transferable to both community/in-patient.
  • Experience of working with people with severe and enduring mental illnesses
  • Evidence of continuing professional development

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