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Senior Mental Health Practitioner

National Health Service

Blackpool, NW
Today
Blackpool, NW
Today

Senior Mental Health Practitioner

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 11 March 2021

Job overview

You will provide a comprehensive assessment and triage service and, where necessary signposting or clear onward facilitation to a mental health pathway. Your referrers will include GPs, Police and Acute Hospital colleagues, self-referrals and referrals from carers. Service users will be triaged collaboratively and a decision will be made in consultation with the referrer and with the use of a clinical tool, the response time required.

The Fylde Coast Home Treatment Team offer 24 hour support to service users, and their families/carers, who are suffering from mental health concerns that would otherwise require admission to an acute in patient environment. There is a strong focus on a recovery model and effective risk management to provide quality care in a community setting.

Main duties of the job

Mental Health Practitioner

The Fylde Coast Home Treatment Team are always striving towards excellence in service delivery and ensuring that the Trust values are achieved. Currently the Team is undergoing an exciting period of change that will see the whole Team working together to develop a model of care that ensures effective service delivery in partnership with local services. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to work alongside the Police and NWAS delivering an emergency service across the Fylde Coast.

The successful applicant should be dynamic and forward thinking and be passionate about working with service users with acute mental health concerns and providing a recovery focused approach and have the ability to work as part of a Team and in partnership with local services.

The successful applicant will also undertake night duty and shift work as part of their role.

An enhanced DBS Disclosure is required for this post

About us

All Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust staff employed within Clinical Environments and have contact with service users and their families must familiarise themselves with and adhere to Local Safeguarding Childrens Board , Local Safeguarding Adult Board and LSCFT Procedures for Safeguarding and Protecting Children.The Trust places great emphasis on the need for the strictest confidentiality in respect of personal data - both that of service users and staff. All information about people will be treated in the strictest confidence at all times. Breaches of confidentiality will be investigated and may lead to Disciplinary action being taken.The Trust view its responsibility under the Data Protection Act and the Caldicott Principles as central to all activities that are carried out in its name. Staff are therefore expected to acquaint themselves with the principles of Information Governance, and to complete the mandated training modules that have been agreed.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Remaining professional at all times
  • Dressing smartly and appropriately
  • Ensuring that our work areas are clean and tidy
  • Working effectively with partners
  • Sharing good practice and celebrating success
  • Being appreciative - focusing on the positives and what is working well
  • Taking responsibility for the standard of care or service that you provide
  • Taking positive action to make improvements where you see the need

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Mental Health Practitioner

Knowledge

Essential

  • Able to understand the difference between crisis planning and contingency planning and able to formulate explicit planning in these areas

Skills

Essential

  • Demonstrate the ability to work sensitively in a non judgemental way with service users who are in crisis

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Blackpool

Blackpool

FY3 8PW


Employer's website

https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/


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Mental Health Liaison Practitioner

National Health Service

Blackpool, NW
5 days ago
Blackpool, NW
5 days ago

Mental Health Liaison Practitioner

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 10 March 2021

Job overview

The Mental Health Liaison team provides a comprehensive service to patients/service users, carers and clinical colleagues based within our acute trusts.

Main duties of the job

An exciting and innovative position has become available to cross cover over the Urgent Care Pathway, this role will see the successful candidate rotate between HTT and MHLT on a rota basis to enable enhanced risk assessment skills to be developed in supporting admission avoidance and home first as a treatment option.

This role is a first for the locality and will allow the successful candidate to work fluidly between our new purpose built MHUAC and HTT, offering patient continuity and fluid care.

The post/candidate will remain aligned to MHLT for all training and monitoring purposes.The mental health liaison team provides a comprehensive service to patients/service users, carers and clinical colleagues based within the Acute Hospital setting at Blackpool Victoria Hospital.

An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this role.

About us

All Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust staff employed within Clinical Environments and have contact with service users and their families must familiarise themselves with and adhere to Local Safeguarding Childrens Board , Local Safeguarding Adult Board and LSCFT Procedures for Safeguarding and Protecting Children.The Trust places great emphasis on the need for the strictest confidentiality in respect of personal data - both that of service users and staff. All information about people will be treated in the strictest confidence at all times. Breaches of confidentiality will be investigated and may lead to Disciplinary action being taken.The Trust view its responsibility under the Data Protection Act and the Caldicott Principles as central to all activities that are carried out in its name. Staff are therefore expected to acquaint themselves with the principles of Information Governance, and to complete the mandated training modules that have been agreed.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Our vision: high quality care, in the right place, at the right time, every time

  • Offering an assessment service to patients presenting with a range of mental health and psychological problems, over the age of 16 yrs. of age.
  • Providing a mental health consultation-liaison and advice service
  • Delivering a range of interventions to individual patients and their families, as appropriate
  • Assisting and supporting general hospital colleagues in making decisions about treatment and care in complex situations
  • Providing formal and informal education and clinical supervision to registered and unregistered staff
  • Representing mental health services within the general hospital
  • Providing a communication structure between the general hospital, secondary mental health services, primary care and non-statutory services, as a means of ensuring the highest possible standards of patient care.
  • Following assessment, discuss and agree with the band 7 practitioner, the most appropriate pathway, signposting and were an inpatient stay is potentially required refer to the Enhanced Gatekeeping MDT.
  • Co-ordinate 136 MHA presentations in the A&E Department and support Section 136 Suites colocated with MHDUs.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse (Mental Health) - current NMC Registration or equivalent professional health care qualification

Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of psychiatric interventions with patients in an acute phase of mental illness/distress

Experience

Essential

  • Involvement in innovative practice and multi-cultural environments

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Blackpool

Blackpool

FY3 8NR


Employer's website

https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/


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Support Worker

Integrate

Preston, NW
Today
Preston, NW
£16.847k - £17.052k Per Year
Today
£16.847k - £17.052k Per Year

We currently have a number of opportunities for full and part time Support Worker’s across the North West within the Preston, Leyland, East Lancashire and Manchester area. In return you will receive a competitive salary of £16,847-£17,052 per annum (depending on qualifications) PLUS additional sleepovers paid at £45 per night.

This isn't your regular job! Are you an open minded and energetic person? Can you work under pressure whilst retaining a calm and relaxed exterior and maintain your sense of humour? Can you see beyond the history of the person and remain determined to help people build really good person-centred lives? Do you enjoy doing fun things such as bike riding, walking, music, films, playing football, badminton and fun days out? If this is up your street we need you!

We are an innovative community project working with people with a learning disability and mental health issues who have additional needs. If you can commit to promoting the needs of others we can commit to helping you develop a rewarding career. Due to ongoing expansion, our positive and supportive management team and the people we work with are looking for Support Workers with:

- Experience of working with adults with learning disabilities and additional needs OR experience in mental health or youth work is desirable but not essential.
- Flexibility to work evenings and alternate weekends is essential.

Ideally candidates should have NVQ/QCF 2 in Health & Social Care, but relevant experience will be considered if no qualification held.

Our Support Worker’s must have a strong value base, with an ability to respect the clients’ wishes and views and enable them to enjoy a full and enriched life of their choosing, confident of high quality, safe services, promoting independence, well-being and dignity.

Closing Date for Support Worker Applications: 30th April 2021

If you want to develop your potential by focusing on truly making a difference to the individuals we support then please click ‘apply’ today to be considered as one of our Support Worker’s . We’d love to hear from you!

It is an occupational requirement that applications for all posts are open to women only, as permitted under schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.

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Support Worker

National Health Service

Garstang, NW
4 days ago
Garstang, NW
£21.012k - £26.896k Per Year
4 days ago
£21.012k - £26.896k Per Year

Job Reference: J183-GARSTANG-11495

Employer:
Central Advertising - Other
Location:
Garstang
Salary:
£12.50 - £16.00

This advertisement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.


Are you looking to expand your skills and enhance your career to include providing Complex Clinical Care or do you already have Complex Care experience?

Apollo Home Healthcare is seeking experienced Healthcare Assistants to support a young boy with complex care needs.

We are looking for dedicated and compassionate Healthcare Assistants who are passionate about their job, enjoy delivering one to one support and who can build positive relationships with our service users and their families.

Our service user lives with his family in Garstang and requires a team to support him through the night.

He is a content, happy little boy who loves spending time with his family and friends, engaging in playtime activities and listening to music.

Meeting his social needs and helping to create memories for him and his family is a really important part of this role. Therefore, it is essential that you have a genuine interest in working with children and young people and are happy to engage in the things he enjoys.

Our ideal applicant will be able to evidence hands on clinical care and have previous experience of caring for children.

Essential Experience Required

  • 6 months previous care experience
  • Medication Administration
  • Personal Care
  • Moving and Handling
  • Clinical Care Experience

Desirable Experience

  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Ventilation Care
  • Gastrostomy Care (PEG Feeding)
  • Children's Care

We have the following shifts available;

  • Night shifts from 10pm - 8am

This is a personally rewarding role where you can build on your clinical skills and experience, whilst delivering exceptional care and support to our service user and really making an impact on his day to day life.


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Mental Health Practitioner

National Health Service

Preston, NW
4 days ago
Preston, NW
4 days ago

Mental Health Practitioner

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 11 March 2021

Job overview

  1. To undertake mental health assessments including risk assessments within a multi-disciplinary assessment team. Working closely with the Consultant Psychiatrist, thus ensuring that there is a multidisciplinary team approach.
  2. To be proficient in referring to other clinicians within the service or referring to other services/agencies where necessary.
  3. To provide a fast, responsive service to assess individuals needs for access into mental health services
  4. Providing a communication structure between GPs , IAPT and secondary MH services in LCFT, non-statutory service to ensure the highest possible standards of patient care
  5. To provide mentoring and support for others

Main duties of the job

As part of this expansion we are looking for highly skilled, motivated and enthusiastic Registered Mental Health Nurses (RMNs), Learning Disability Nurses, Occupational Therapists and Social Workers to join us to fill Care Coordinator roles in bases across Lancashire including Burnley, Chorley, Preston, Hyndburn, Lancaster and Morecambe and on the Fylde Coast.

Working out in the community is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of people who often have complex and enduring mental health problems. We offer a positive environment where you can develop your career, receive supervision, access to training and the opportunity to develop your core skills. Band 6 practitioners are preferred for the post however we welcome applications from Band 5 practitioners interested in career progression to take on a 18 month development pathway to being a Band 6.

About us

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.

The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.

Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as; term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification

Skills & Abilities

Essential

  • Ability to assess service users presenting problems and needs, quickly and accurately, under pressure
  • Ability to determine the most appropriate course of action from a range of available options.
  • Ability to communicate clearly the outcomes of assessment, verbally and in writing.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and communication skills both oral and written
  • Time management and caseload management skills.
  • caseload management skills. An ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and to work collaboratively with a range of agencies

Experience

Essential

  • Post qualification experience of clinical work with service users experiencing a range of mental health problems
  • Experience of delivering evidence based interventions in a time-limited framework
  • Evidence of assessment across a broad range of mental health problems
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Experience of risk assessment and management

Knowledge

Essential

  • In-depth knowledge of mental health problems
  • In-depth knowledge of issues that impact upon people with mental health problems
  • Detailed knowledge of the impact of risk and protective factors that affect people with mental health problems
  • Knowledge of medication prescribed for management of mental health issues In-depth knowledge of diversity and anti-discriminatory and anti-oppressive practice.
  • Knowledge of current mental health legislation/policy.

Qualifications

Essential

  • Recognised Core Mental Health Professional Qualification (e.g. RMN, SW, OT

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Address

L7F9 L6080 CMHT Chorley

Preston

PR1 8UY


Employer's website

https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/


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Support Workers (Preston)

National Health Service

Preston, NW
2 days ago
Preston, NW
£15.129k - £15.129k Per Year
2 days ago
£15.129k - £15.129k Per Year

Job Reference: J380-A-21-0282

Employer:
Northern Healthcare
Department:
Holland House
Location:
Preston
Salary:
£9.00/HR + Pension scheme & Company Benefits

Northern Health Care provides mental health recovery services across the North of England. Our services include both residential units and community outreach including 24 hr support and access to experienced qualified staff.

Role

Due to continued expansion, we are looking to recruit Support Workers for our service in Preston.

You will be working in a 24-hour supported living, mental health rehabilitation unit on a rational shift pattern 8am-8pm days and 8pm-8am waking nights.

We are seeking caring, compassionate and committed Support Workers to provide the support that allows our clients to lead ordinary lives. We can offer variety, progression, training and job satisfaction.

A positive attitude, friendly, caring & understanding nature are an absolute must. Our client’s sometimes need support and they have varied lives and interests, this could be trains, cooking, art or going to social groups. We are seeking caring, compassionate and committed individuals with the right values to be support workers, supporting our clients to lead fulfilling and independent lives. That’s where you come in.

Description
Support client’s day to day to be able to live a full and independent life.
Act as an advocate and key worker as and when required
Dispense medication / support clients with taking of medication
Support the service user in line with the care plans
Working positively with other staff within the team
Support the clients to keep a tidy flat and encourage hygiene and cleanliness
Encourage clients to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle
Where appropriate support the involvement of families, friends, social workers etc
Complete all administration work as required using a computer
Work within and implement our policy and procedure, including confidentiality and safeguarding

Ideally, you will have some experience or have gained your level 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care,however we will also recruit staff with no experience as long as you show passion and the values a support worker requires to work in care.

Due to the nature of the role, we will pay for you to complete an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, prior to starting with us.


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Support Worker

National Health Service

Blackburn, NW
4 days ago
Blackburn, NW
£18.491k - £21.853k Per Year
4 days ago
£18.491k - £21.853k Per Year

Job Reference: J183-BLACKBURN-11933

Employer:
Central Advertising - Other
Location:
Blackburn
Salary:
£11.00 - £13.00

This advertisement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.


Are you an experienced Support Worker looking for a new position?

Apollo Home Healthcare is seeking experienced Support Workers to care for a young adult with complex care needs.

We are looking for dedicated and compassionate Support Workers who are passionate about their job, enjoy delivering one to one support and who can build positive relationships with our service users and their families.

Our service user requires his care team’s support to maintain optimum sleep throughout the night and support when required.

He is a polite and sociable young man with a great sense of humour who has a good understanding of his care and needs.

Prior to the lockdown restrictions socialising was really important to him and he liked meeting up with his friends from college, this was usually getting out into the community going for a coffee and food.

He has many hobbies and interests such as cooking, playing on his computer & iPad and watching TV & films.

This is a fantastic care package to work on and we are looking for committed individuals who have a genuine interest / passion in working with young adults.

We work hard to build close relationships with our service users and their families as we understand the importance that we play in their lives.

Essential Experience Required

  • 6 months previous care experience
  • Medication Administration
  • Personal Care
  • Moving and Handling

Desirable Experience

  • Oxygen Administration

We have the following shifts available;

  • Night shifts from 9:45pm to 07:45am

This is a personally rewarding role where you can build on your clinical skills and experience, whilst delivering exceptional care and support to our service user and really making an impact on his day to day life.


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Support Worker

National Health Service

Ormskirk, NW
4 days ago
Ormskirk, NW
£17.23k - £22.693k Per Year
4 days ago
£17.23k - £22.693k Per Year

Job Reference: J183-ORMSKIRK-11986

Employer:
Central Advertising - Other
Location:
Ormskirk
Salary:
£10.25 - £13.50

This advertisement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.


We are expanding our team in Ormskirk and require experienced Support Workers to support our service users with their complex care needs.

If you are committed, motivated, enjoy delivering one to one support and can build positive relationships with our service users and their families, this could be just the position you’re looking for!

We provide care to adults who have long-term, life-limiting conditions that mean they require a care team indefinitely.

We offer full comprehensive training to support with all clinical needs but require your invaluable Care experience to assist with any social, personal care needs, medication administration and moving and handling.

We work hard to build close relationships with our service users and their families as we understand the importance that we play in their lives.

Essential Experience Required

  • 6 months previous care experience
  • Medication Administration
  • Personal Care
  • Moving and Handling

Desirable Experience

  • Epilepsy Awareness

Shifts Available

  • Day shifts available
  • Night shifts available

This is a personally rewarding role where you can build on your clinical skills and experience, whilst you will be delivering exceptional care and support to our service user and their family.


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Mental Health Practitioner- Triage

National Health Service

Morecambe, NW
Today
Morecambe, NW
Today

Mental Health Practitioner- Triage

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 15 March 2021

Job overview

Working within a multi-disciplinary team, you will provide high quality assessment and triage with children, young people and their parents/carers referred to the integrated service. We are looking for dynamic and skilled practitioner to help develop this service and improve children and young peoples access to help and support. You will contribute to the business aims of the service through joint working, consultation, training, and attending supervision.

Applications are invited from qualified Registered Mental Health Nurses, Social Workers, and Occupational Therapists with a minimum of 18 months experience, working with children and young people with emotional and mental health needs. You may be required to work in various community settings alongside partner providers.

The successful candidate must be able to work weekends, bank holidays and unsocial hours as required by the service model.

Main duties of the job

  • Within a systemic and holistic framework undertake needs led, evidence based, highly skilled assessments and brief therapeutic interventions to children and young people, their families and carers, who present to the service, including as a result of deliberate self-harm.
  • Screen referrals, signpost and offer an assessment to make sure children and young people are accessing the right services in a timely manner.
  • As part of an integrated CAMHS service actively liaise and support partnership working arrangements between the CAMHS Team and community partners and other key stakeholders involved with the child across agencies in order that an integrated package of care is developed.
  • Provide a high level of generic skills and competencies and work towards development of areas of clinical expertise within the field of CAMHS, complimenting other members of the team.
  • Provide clinical leadership and supervision to a skill mixed team, to facilitate a culture of learning and reflective practice

About us

The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.

Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as; term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • oA minimum of 18 months working with young people experiencing mental health issues
  • oEvidence of an ability to effectively manage own workload and able to work autonomously

Knowledge

Essential

  • oDemonstrable Knowledge and skills in evidence based needs led assessments, of highly complex and co-morbid presentations of children, young people, their families and carers
  • oDemonstrable ability to communicate to clients, their families and professionals sensitive and often difficult to receive information, using various methods including verbal, non-verbal, written and presentation skills

Qualifications

Essential

  • oFirst level qualification, RMN or equivalent such as CQSW or occupational therapy

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Ross Centre

Morecambe

LA4 5LE


Employer's website

https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/


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Support Worker

Holistic Care Service Nationwide

Southport, NW
13 days ago
Southport, NW
13 days ago
Holistic Support Services are looking to recruit Support Workers to join our dedicated team, to come and work and help make a difference in children and Young Peoples lives. The Young People placed in our services have varying support needs such as Mental Health, emotional and behavioural difficulties, ASC and learning difficulties. We support our Young People to learn and develop important life skills and work towards independence, whilst offering them a safe, nurturing, homely environment to make their own choices for health futures.
We have full time, part time and waking night positions available at present.
Ideal person for this role:
  • The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude towards working with children and young people, they will enjoy outdoor activity and have a flexible approach to their work. They will also have an understanding of the needs of young people in a residential setting and they will be compassionate, resilient and empathetic.
  • Experience supporting young people and children in a residential setting is essential.
  • Experience working with challenging behaviour is essential.
  • A valid UK driving license is preferred but not essential.

Benefits
  • Full training provided 
  • Private Pension Scheme
  • Staff discounts on staff reward scheme Edenred
  • Opportunities for progression, training and NVQ's provided following three month probationary period

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

Today

Description

Senior Mental Health Practitioner

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 11 March 2021

Job overview

You will provide a comprehensive assessment and triage service and, where necessary signposting or clear onward facilitation to a mental health pathway. Your referrers will include GPs, Police and Acute Hospital colleagues, self-referrals and referrals from carers. Service users will be triaged collaboratively and a decision will be made in consultation with the referrer and with the use of a clinical tool, the response time required.

The Fylde Coast Home Treatment Team offer 24 hour support to service users, and their families/carers, who are suffering from mental health concerns that would otherwise require admission to an acute in patient environment. There is a strong focus on a recovery model and effective risk management to provide quality care in a community setting.

Main duties of the job

Mental Health Practitioner

The Fylde Coast Home Treatment Team are always striving towards excellence in service delivery and ensuring that the Trust values are achieved. Currently the Team is undergoing an exciting period of change that will see the whole Team working together to develop a model of care that ensures effective service delivery in partnership with local services. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to work alongside the Police and NWAS delivering an emergency service across the Fylde Coast.

The successful applicant should be dynamic and forward thinking and be passionate about working with service users with acute mental health concerns and providing a recovery focused approach and have the ability to work as part of a Team and in partnership with local services.

The successful applicant will also undertake night duty and shift work as part of their role.

An enhanced DBS Disclosure is required for this post

About us

All Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust staff employed within Clinical Environments and have contact with service users and their families must familiarise themselves with and adhere to Local Safeguarding Childrens Board , Local Safeguarding Adult Board and LSCFT Procedures for Safeguarding and Protecting Children.The Trust places great emphasis on the need for the strictest confidentiality in respect of personal data - both that of service users and staff. All information about people will be treated in the strictest confidence at all times. Breaches of confidentiality will be investigated and may lead to Disciplinary action being taken.The Trust view its responsibility under the Data Protection Act and the Caldicott Principles as central to all activities that are carried out in its name. Staff are therefore expected to acquaint themselves with the principles of Information Governance, and to complete the mandated training modules that have been agreed.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Remaining professional at all times
  • Dressing smartly and appropriately
  • Ensuring that our work areas are clean and tidy
  • Working effectively with partners
  • Sharing good practice and celebrating success
  • Being appreciative - focusing on the positives and what is working well
  • Taking responsibility for the standard of care or service that you provide
  • Taking positive action to make improvements where you see the need

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Mental Health Practitioner

Knowledge

Essential

  • Able to understand the difference between crisis planning and contingency planning and able to formulate explicit planning in these areas

Skills

Essential

  • Demonstrate the ability to work sensitively in a non judgemental way with service users who are in crisis

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Blackpool

Blackpool

FY3 8PW


Employer's website

https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/