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Band 6 CCO Nurse/ OT/ SW

Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust
£38,762 to £45,765 a year pa inc pro rata
Closing date
21 Mar 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
A fantastic opportunity has arisen in Hillingdon for highly motivated and enthusiastic Care Co-ordinator (Nurse/ Occupational Therapist/ Social Worker) to join our Community Mental Health Services.

The CMHTs work with adults covering the Hillingdon borough and the site is based in Uxbridge, close to major motorway networks and within walking distance of the Piccadilly and Metropolitan Tube Lines.

We are a service user led service and work with adults that have mental health issues and require support with their physical health needs.

The role of the CCO is to monitor and support adult mental health service users in the community via medication monitoring, risk assessment and psychosocial education underpinned by the Recovery Model of care.

The CMHTs are multidisciplinary teams, comprising of nurses, occupational therapists, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, employment specialists and peer support workers. The teams are supported by good administrative systems and offers an excellent working environment.

The teams have good links with local statutory and non-statutory services and work closely with our colleagues at The Riverside Centre at Hillingdon Hospital.

The post is for 22.5 hours a week (fixed term contract of 6 months) and the CMHT working hours are Mon-Friday 9am-5pm. There is also an opportunities for weekend work across our weekend service.

Main duties of the job

What we are looking for?
  • Post registration experience with significant years of working with adults with mental health problems and a minimum 6 months of working with adults in a community setting.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a sound understanding of current government legislation, demonstrate the ability to work as part of a MDT and provide high quality care with evidence based therapeutic assessments, interventions and completion of accurate and timely documentation.
  • Specialist skills in mental health assessment, risk assessment, safety planning and medication administration.
  • Car owner/driver would be ideal but not essential as it is about finding the right person

  • About us

    What will you get?
    • Regular individual supervision and reflective practice groups
    • Training package to ensure continuous professional development - towards revalidation
    • Working within a dynamic team with visibility of the Senior Management Team
    • Access to London Leadership Academy Coaching and Mentorship programmes
    • A range of staff benefits including kids pass, range of salary sacrifices schemes (including for electronic goods and 30% savings on a car), interest free loans and many more).
    • Opportunities for flexible working

    Job description Job responsibilities


    The successful applicant may have contact with patients or service users. 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.

    Person Specification Qualifications Essential
    • Professional Qualification in Mental Health Nursing/ OT / SW
    • Evidence of post basis education
    Skills Essential
    • ) Ability to participate in the work of the M.D.T and contribute to the work of the Hub
    • To demonstrate a knowledge of a range of therapeutic assessment and interventions available to reduce distress for individuals experiencing mental health issues (risk assessment, MSE, capacity assessment, Initial assessments)
    • ) Ability to assess and support individuals experiencing acute mental illness distress and crisis via care planning and safety planning
    • To demonstrate their understanding of legislation
    • Ability to teach and supervise qualified and unqualified staff
    • Ability to determine priorities against conflicting demands
    • Ability to reflect on practice and interpersonal relationships
    • Verbal, non-verbal communication skills and telephone skills.
    • Skills in a range of therapeutic interventions
    • Skills in psycho-social treatment options
    • Negotiating skills
    Experience Essential
    • Level of post registration experience
    • 2) Experience of working with or within the community setting
    • 1)Supervising the work of others
    • 1)Mental Health and legislation
    • 2)Needs of client group and their carers
    • 3)Evidence based practice
    • 4)Clinical governance
    • 5)The principles of whole team approach
    • 6)Understanding of CMHT practices
    • Standard Setting and Audit
    • ) Evidence based service development
    • 1)Potential to embrace new concepts
    • 2)Courteous and respectful of the client group
    • 3)Assertive independent, flexible and self aware
    • 4)Diplomatic in multi-disciplinary and interagency working
    • 5)Passion for the delivery of a quality services
    • 6) Computer, word processing skills, (IT)

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