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Band 5 CCO Development post

Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust
£31,163 to £37,875 a year per annum including HCAS
Closing date
6 Feb 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a professional to join our close-knit team, here in the Harrow and Hillingdon Early Intervention in Psychosis (EIP) service.

You will work with children and adults between the ages of 14 to 35 who present to mental health services with a presentation of First Episode of Psychosis (FEP). You will be providing tailored and bespoke packages of care that promote mental well-being, a recovery focused approach and a range of interventions in order to facilitate this.

At CNWL we are fully committed and proud to develop our own workforce through training and development opportunities and this post is no different.

If you are an enthusiastic RMN, who is keen to try and upskill themselves and advance into becoming a more established community practitioner then we want to hear from you.

This role is a development opportunity and would suit newly qualified RMN's undergoing their preceptorship or existing band 5 RMN's working through competencies and objectives set out for the role. The goal is to achieve these objectives within 18 months thus developing into a band 6 RMN within the team.

As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination as this remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients and service users when working on our healthcare settings.

Main duties of the job

The role requires you to care coordinate a varied caseload to patients between the ages of 14-35. You will require excellent engagement skills, demonstrating an anti-oppressive and enabling approach to co-production with your patients. You should be skilled in assessing mental health, creating risk assessments, safety plans and crisis and contingency plans.

Our EIP Practitioners are specially trained and committed to using these skills to offer nursing which is centred around working with an individual's strengths in order to maximise autonomy and to deliver NICE concordant care for First Episode Psychosis

About us

We are committed to ensuring our staff get the most out of our benefits package and understand the importance of a healthy work life balance, in addition to assurances around training and development. We can offer;
  • Flexible working with the opportunity forworking from home
  • Our highly successful 6-months Family Intervention training which upon completion will allow you to co-facilitate Family Therapy sessions within the team
  • Opportunities to train in delivering CBTp (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Psychosis)
  • Monthly Reflective Practice sessions allowing you the opportunity to share your learning and reflect on your experiences with your colleagues
  • Monthly supervision sessions focussed on your development into this role
  • Opportunities to shadow our wide-ranging, specialised services with the Trust such as perinatal services, prison services, HTT, CMHT and many more
  • Career mapping and development programmes

Job description Job responsibilities

The Harrow and Hillingdon EIP service prides itself on working as a team, ensuring that the bio-psycho-social model is utilised to the fullest with input and support from our strong multi-disciplinary team; Consultants, Psychologists, Employment Specialists, Activity Coordinators and Peer-Support Workers.

See attached JD and PS

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Newly qualified Nurse or existing band 5 Nurse
  • Other relevant qualification to support role applied for
Skills Essential
  • Medication management and depot application
  • Experience working within the community
Knowledge Essential
  • Working with Mental health service users
  • Good understanding of Psychosis

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