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Community Mental health Recovery Practitioner

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year pa
Closing date
4 Apr 2023

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of the Complex Recovery team. This role includes care co-ordination of clients from a capped team caseload that are either in out of area rehabilitation placements or living in the Black Country. These individuals will be open to secondary care services with a diagnosed Severe Mental Illness and requiring community rehabilitation support.

The post holder will also be responsible for supporting and assessing the complex mental health needs of individuals, ensuring that the placement and or package of care is appropriate to their needs and step down to locality based services. The post holder will work intensively with the client for around 12 months, focussing on helping to build resilience, improve their wellbeing and tailoring interventions to meet their individual, cultural and social needs.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work as part of the Complex Recovery Rehabilitation Service MDT, which includes RMNs, a Consultant Psychiatrist, Psychologist and Occupational Therapists. The post holder will liaise with external agencies to achieve personalised recovery outcomes for patients within the service.

The post holder will be able operate flexibly from home and /or a community-based facility and will provide service from the work base, via the telephone or within the service user's place of residence. Some travel will be required to visit out of area placements to review care

The service will operate Monday to Friday 9-5 hours but is expected to advise service users and carers of access to services outside of these hours and liaise and refer on to other mental health care providers in cases where support outside of these hours is required.

About us

At Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, we're building a high-calibre, diverse and inclusive mental health workforce. One that will give talented professionals like you the opportunity to shape an outstanding service that will transform community mental healthcare and deliver happier and healthier lives all across our communities.

The Trust is rated 'Good' from CQC (Care Quality Commission) and will become the lead provider for mental health services across The Black Country . We have recently invested in newly created clinical divisions and are currently developing new models of integrated primary and secondary care for adults and older adults, as well launching a far-reaching inpatient strategy, working to eradicate dormitories and building new facilities.

This ambitious model is multi-agency and multi-disciplinary, opening the door for you to work in a collaborative and flexible way with partners, service users, carers and their families

Job description
Job responsibilities

Provide care co-ordination, assessment and recovery focussed interventions to service users within a specified time frame across the Black Country

Liaison with external services to facilitate discharge from out of area placements, co-ordinate 117 packages of care and to support referral process

Contributing to the development and implementation of the ComplexRecovery Rehabilitation team

Working within an MDT to work holistically and improve our patients recovery journey

For further details please see Job Description and Person Specification

Person Specification
  • 6 months post registration
  • Experience of working with individuals with severe mental illness

  • Experience of working in a community setting

  • RNMH
  • Evidence of Post Registration training

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