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Key Clinician (Care coordinator)

Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
£38,762 to £45,765 a year Per annum inclusive of Outer London HCAS
Closing date
4 Apr 2023

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CBT therapist, Community mental health nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We currently have a number of opportunities available for experiences Mental Health Nurses, Social Workers and Occupational Therapists to work as (Key Clinicians formerly known as Care Co-ordinators) in several of our new Core Community Teams.

By joining our Mental Health Community Services, you'll be working with a rich cultural mix of people in an up-and-coming part of London. Haringey is one of London's liveliest and most diverse neighbourhoods, famed for its tremendous selection of restaurants, Haringey is also home to no fewer than 25 Award winning parks.

Recent investment into our Mental Health Community Services allows us to provide a wider range of services that are focussed on supporting the recovery of Haringey residents. This includes closer partnership working with the Voluntary Care Sector, Community Occupational Therapy and physical health care. You'll also be able to develop your expertise and skills by working closely with our integrated treatment pathways.

Main duties of the job

1. Carry overall responsibility for the management of a caseload, acting as a care co- ordinator, as defined by the Care Programme Approach (CPA).2. Deliver effective care and treatment that is carried out within a multidisciplinary framework and in collaboration with other agencies.3. Involve service users and their carers in planning care that includes all of their individual and diverse needs.4. Design individual programmes of care collaboratively with patients to maximize self- management and social inclusion and reflect their own goals and aspirations. Review and adjust plans according to changing service user needs.5. Provide evidence based therapeutic interventions using developed interpersonal skills such as CBT or psycho-education.6. Provide service users and their carers with clear and intelligible information which will assist them in making informed decisions about their treatment and care.7. Administer medication, monitor for effects and side-effects, in accordance with NMC Standards and Trust policies.8. Facilitate vocational rehabilitation and those aspects of mental health recovery concerning occupation.9. Maintain clear, comprehensive and contemporaneous clinical records on all patients in response to personally generated clinical observations, in accordance with professional standards and Trust policies.10. Prepare and present clinical reports as required.

Please note that interviews will be held on week commencing Monday 17th April 2023.

About us

Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust provides local, regional and national award-winning healthcare services. We have more than 3.300 staff working out of 20 main sites serving a population of 1.2 million people.We provide community health services and mental health services for young people, adults and older people. Our North London Forensic Service treats and cares for people in the criminal justice system who have mental health conditions. We also provide one of the largest eating disorders services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services.

We are an organisation that is passionate about equality, diversity and inclusion; one that prides itself in developing the leadership capabilities of its employees, looking after their health and wellbeing, creating safe spaces for staff to speak up and providing opportunities to mentor and be mentored.Our employees are the reason for delivering Good CQC ratings, excellent outcomes and outstanding patient experiences, so it is our aim to create a happy and healthy working environment where youcan thrive and succeed.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please kindly refer to the job description and person specification by clicking on the JD/PS attachment in the advert

Person Specification EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS Essential
  • Registered Practitioner - Registered Mental Health/Learning Disabilities Nurse/ State registered Occupational Therapist./ Registered Social Worker
  • Dip/BSc (Hons) in Mental Health Nursing or Occupational Therapy or Social Work
  • Relevant qualification in Psychosocial Interventions with people with severe and enduring mental health problems
  • Evidence of other further post- registration education and training
  • Minimum one year's post registration experience, some of which will be as working with people with complex mental health problems
  • Demonstrable experience and knowledge of exercising clinical responsibility for patients' care and treatment, both as a professionally qualified practitioner and also within the context of a multidisciplinary care plan and under supervision
  • Experience of working with people with mental health problems in a therapeutic capacity
  • Experience and knowledge of group processes and facilitating groups
  • Experience of working within a multicultural framework
  • Ability to manage own stress and work in a stressful and unpredictable environment
  • Ability to work under pressure in acute situations with minimal supervision
  • Ability to communicate effectively within a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, highly technical, and clinically sensitive information to patients, their families, carers and other professional colleagues within a dynamic environment
  • Ability to implement clinical and line management supervision

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