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CPA Coordinator

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year Per annum
Closing date
21 Mar 2023

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Learning disability nurse, CBT therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We are excited to be offering a position in our Intensive Support Team for a B6 CPA Coordinator.

The Intensive Support Team works with adults who have a learning disability and who present with high levels of risk. This may be due to behaviours that challenge and/or mental ill health. Our overarching aim is to prevent admissions to hospital under the Mental Health Act - in line with Transforming Care Programme.

The post holder will be required to follow the Trust's CPA Framework in assessing and planning care for our service user group.

Closing Date: 20th March 2023

Interview Date: 27th March 2023

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work collaboratively with other professionals and agencies to provide a high quality, comprehensive and dynamic specialist clinical input with the central aim of maintaining and improving the mental health and well being of adults with learning disabilities through a CPA framework.

This will include working directly with service users (and their families) who have mental health needs and/ or behaviours which require intensive assessment and support, both in the community and other settings.

We are a friendly and dynamic team, comprising of CPA Coordinators (LD Nurses/OTs), HCSW and DSR/CTR Coordinator. We enjoy good links and access to the wider MDT in a timely fashion, so as to meet the needs of our service users.

We sit within the wider Learning Disability Service based at Waddiloves Health Centre (LD Nurses, HCSWs, Psychologists, OTs, Speech and Language Therapists, Physiotherapists, Psychiatry and LD Clinics)

About us

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values: -

We Care - We act with respect and empathy, and always value difference

We Listen - We understand people's views and respond to their individual needs

We Deliver - We develop and provide excellent services and support our partners

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and home lives and support staff by offering a fantastic range of benefits including :

Additional cost of living payments for bands 1 - 7

Increase mileage rates for > 3500

A wide range of health and wellbeing support packages

A range of internal and external development and learning opportunities

Plus many more.

We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

BDCFT is dedicated to environmental and social sustainability by delivering on the commitments within our Green Plan. All staff are actively encouraged and supported to participate in training and to identify and implement sustainable quality improvement across all service areas and activities.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please read the attached Job description and person specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Qualification and registered with NMC/Health Professions Council.
  • additional training related to LD/Mental Health
Significant experience post registration Essential
  • Significant experience post registration
  • Experience of working in learning disabilities services for people with dual diagnosis or for people with high support needs, including positive behavioural support experience.

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