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 a partner I.O.M nurse in West Mercia. The role can sit in whichever of the probation offices fits best with work, life balance for the applicant and aims to:
- 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.
Main duties of the job
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.
About us Band 6 community mental health nurse role 37.5 hours per week across Monday to Friday 9- 5 (flexible pattern) Agile working: Mixture of home working, community visiting and some time at West Mercia probation/ Police stations.
We can offer you a strong commitment to supervision and training with weekly quality huddles to support your CPD whilst you are in post. 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.
Job description Job responsibilities
- 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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