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Care Co-ordinator

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
4 Apr 2023

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CBT therapist, Community mental health nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The service supports working-age adults who have moderate to severe affective and psychotic disorders. The teams offer support in a number of ways, drawing from the expertise of such a variety of disciplines.

To be right for this job:

You have a degree or relevant professional registration as a Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Social worker and will be an active member of a dynamic, highly motivated, skilled and creative team

You will be working in a supportive environment that values your supervision and professional development

You will have a voice and role to play in service development

You will have the opportunity to manage a caseload of diverse service users, delivering a diverse range of clinical skills and building a therapeutic and recovery based relationship.

Recovery principles are embedded in the work of the locality teams and we aim to support people to reach their potential by facilitating hope, empowering autonomy and developing meaning and purpose in life.

Main duties of the job

The ideal candidate will have a strong team work ethic, sense of accountability, accompanied by an ability to work under pressure and with a desire for innovation. We are able to support agile working for staff, using all appropriate I.T equipment and support, and have a secure area for staff bicycles. The city provides a good opportunity to be active at work, with staff being able to cycle to local appointments.

You will be involved in the delivery of care-coordination to a specified caseload operating under the CPA framework, a daily duty service, ongoing risk management, care planning, support around benefits and housing, carers' assessments, physical health care and a wide variety of therapeutic interventions for which you can access training and supervision. You will also be involved in ensuring that the service is a positive learning environment for students from various disciplines.

About us

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust is a health & social care organisation dedicated to providing high quality care with compassion to improve the health & wellbeing of the people we care for, as well as supporting & empowering them to lead a fulfilling life.

Our clinical teams deliver many NHS services not only via inpatient and primary care setting but also with the community. These services include Children, Adult & Older Peoples mental & physical health, Forensic & Specialist mental health, Learning Disabilities, Primary Care & Liaison psychiatry, Substance misuse, Social care, Research & Development.

To achieve our goal, we look to recruit high calibre candidates that share our vision & values. As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people & members of our ethnic minorities & LGBTQ+ communities.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of responsibilities.

Person Specification Education/Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Nurse with current registration [mental health/LD/Adult], appropriate to the job role OR, Registered Social Worker OR, Registered OT.
  • Completion of Mentorship Course/ENB equivalent, or intention to complete
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
Experience Essential
  • Significant post qualifying experience in working with those presenting with serious mental illness
  • Experience of working alongside people with complex health problems in the designated care group
  • Experience of supervising staff
  • Experience of managing a caseload
  • Experience of providing a range of clinical interventions to people in the designated care group with a variety of health problems
  • Experience of conducting clinical assessments including risk assessments
  • Experience and knowledge of dual diagnosis/substance misuse
  • Previous experience of working in the community
  • Lived experience of mental health issues
Skills & Abilities Essential
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to develop effective professional relationships with others
  • Develop own skills and knowledge and provide information to others to help their development
  • Skills of assessing and interpreting service user conditions with appropriate actions
  • Plan and organise complex activities or programmes requiring formulation and review
  • Able to use Word, PowerPoint, clinical systems, email and /or willingness to learn
  • The ability to multitask and mental adaptation to different unpredictable situations
Physical Requirements/Other Essential
  • Ability to use manual handling techniques
  • Energy to work with younger and older people
  • Required to use a PC
  • Ability to travel across sites
  • Punctual and flexible across hours of work when required

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