Complex Care Lead for LD and Autism

Employer
East London NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Clapham,
Salary
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum
Closing date
6 Feb 2023

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Adult
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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LD and Autism Complex Care Lead

Band 7 - 37.5 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced practitioner to join a pilot initiative within ELFT, focusing on people with learning disabilities and / or autism, whose complex needs are supported within the TCP framework in Milton Keynes, on behalf of BLMK.

This is a role for a dynamic, registered practitioner who is committed to managing, system wide processes that prevent unnecessary admissions to mental health or secure settings, and support timely discharge and/or step-down to community settings.

You will be supported to develop your expertise and leadership skills within the role, to ensure that local mental health services undertake their responsibilities, to ensure that patients receive the right care and treatment when it is required.

Knowledge of local and national initiatives relating to Transforming Care Partnerships, is a key requirement of this job. Additionally, knowledge and understanding of the Mental Capacity Act, the Care Act and the Autism Act are also required.

You should have experience working in the field of health and social care and be able to demonstrate experience of positive partnership working. You will work alongside partners such as: Local mental health inpatient areas, CMHTs and ALDTs, NHS EoE Provider Collaborative, People who have LD and / or, Autism, Carers, Families and Children's Services.

For further details and discussion, please contact Samantha Morrison 07983 410529

Main duties of the job


  • The post holder will be the lead contact for people with learning disabilities and / or autism whose complex needs are supported within the Transforming Care framework in Bedfordshire.
  • The post holder will be responsible for implementing and managing system wide processes that prevent unnecessary admissions to inpatient mental health or secure settings, and timely discharge and/or step-down to community settings.
  • The post holder will be an experienced clinician who provides leadership and expertise to ensure that ELFT and its partners undertake their responsibilities, to ensure that patients receive the right care, in the right place and at the right time.


About us

Our mission is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving the quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive - so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please kindly refer to the job description and person specification attached to this vacancy for more information.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Professional Registration currently registered with governing body. E.g. Registered Nurse, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist.
  • Degree level supplemented by specialist qualification, training, experience, courses
  • Evidence of post registration training
Experience Essential
  • Significant clinical experience
  • Demonstrable of coordinating projects
  • Experience of multi-agency working
  • Experience of service development
Skills & Abilitiess Essential
  • Ability to form excellent working relationships and to influence others in order to deliver results
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a busy and changing environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to undertake risk assessment
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Numerate and able to understand complex financial issues combined with deep analytical skills.
Knowledge Essential
  • Demonstrable ability to manage own workload and make informed decisions in the absence of required information, working to tight and often, changing timescales.
Other Essential
  • Ability to work flexibly as required and to travel to other sites within the BLMK area and to Out of Area Inpatient settings to complete monitoring visits.
  • Resilience to distressing or emotional circumstances.
  • Ability to concentrate frequently where the work pattern is unpredictable.


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