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Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Mental Health Practitioner/Care Co-ordinator

Job Type

Permanent

Region

East Midlands

Salary

Location

£33,706 - £40,588

Posted Date

16 August 2022

Carlton, NG4 3AY

Closing Date

10 September 2022

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, skilled and enthusiastic Mental Health Practitioner (Band 6) to join the Gedling Local Mental Health Team (LMHT). We are looking for applicants from a Mental Health nursingbackground who are looking at taking the next step in their career to join our team.

If you are a confident, experienced clinician looking for a new challenge and would like an opportunity to use your skills working in a busy, rewarding and supportive environment we would like to hear from you.

LMHT is a community-based service which operates Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.

The LMHTs provide mental health services for adults across Nottinghamshire.

We help patients and their families cope with periods of severe mental illness and assess, plan and implement a personalised path of recovery. Some of our patients may require short term intervention, and sometimes longer-term care plans will be put in place.

We are seeking an enthusiastic team player, working within a dynamic multi-disciplinary team, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability and experience to manage complex cases in partnership with other agencies. In return the successful applicant will receive training and support to develop specific therapeutic skills to enable them to provide a high-quality service to our patients and their families.

We have a huge variety of opportunities in our expansive Trust covering geographically from South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire to Leicester, providing mental health inpatient and community services, community health services, forensic mental health services and secure prison healthcare across the East Midlands.

We have more than 100 sites and a huge scope of unique opportunities to develop your career and gain some amazing experiences. We strive to be a great place to work and offer many staff benefits and tailored staff support and wellbeing programmes.

Do you want to make a difference?

Do you believe in Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork?

Then Nottinghamshire Healthcare is the perfect place for you to start, maintain or further your career.

Join our team of nearly 9000 who are making a difference every day. We are all about our people – our staff, volunteers, carers, service users and patients. We are NottsHC.

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This is a rewarding and vital role within the team, delivering treatment to our patients within a supportive environment. In return, we offer a vast range of benefits and opportunities.

Benefits of working at Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust include:
• Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
• Generous NHS pension scheme
• Enhanced Maternity and Sick pay
• Comprehensive induction and ongoing training
• Commitment to career development
• Wide range of training and development opportunities
• Working in a supportive environment
• Retail Discounts
• Option to purchase additional Annual Leave
• Clinical Supervision
• Preceptorship Programme
• Staff Health and Wellbeing Services

Day to Day Duties:
• Caseload management under the Care Programme Approach
• Initial assessments and one-to-one interventions with service users.
• To undertake and record comprehensive need/risk assessments, devise and implement treatment plans for service users.
• To demonstrate the application of specialist skills and knowledge in order to maintain professional competence and fitness to practice as a nurse practitioner.
• To establish and maintain robust communication networks with clients, carers, team members, other health care and social care workers within urgent care and the community
• To use interpersonal skills in diffusing potentially emotive situations while undertaking assessments and pathway planning within acute settings.
• To demonstrate high level communication skills.

A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post; however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010.

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