Mental Health Practitioner
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
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We are looking for a Mental Health Practitioner to join our Early Intervention Service at Bayheath House in Chesterfield. We welcome applications from a Registered Mental Health Nurse, Occupational Therapist or social worker to be a case manager in our very supportive and dynamic team offering a high level of care to service users experiencing a first episode of psychosis in line the National Clinical Audit of Psychosis Standards (NCAP). You will need to have excellent clinical and communications skills and have a genuine interest in early intervention services able to work in a team and independently.
Main duties of the job
Co-ordinating care for service users from the age of 14-65 experiencing a first episode of psychosis and adopting the policies and philosophy of the service and sharing the team vision.
Be involved in the learning culture and promote social inclusion and enhancing the independence and autonomy of the service user.
Be responsible and accountable for your own practice and have a legal responsibility to service users, colleagues and employers.
Demonstrate strong leadership skills.
Develop knowledge of the early intervention service and take part in appropriate training for the role.
Take part in the yearly NCAP audit.
Be ale to travel across a wide area in a timely and efficient way to meet the needs of the service.
To take part in and to give clinical supervision.
Join 'Team Derbyshire Healthcare' and become part of a talented, compassionate and enthusiastic workforce committed to a vision of 'making a positive difference in people's lives'.
CQC rated us as 'GOOD' overall, commenting on how our colleagues "treated patients with compassion and kindness" and "felt positive and proud about working for the trust."
- Commitment to flexible working where this is possible
- 27 days annual leave/year plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years & 33 days after 10 years' service
- Yearly appraisal and commitment to ongoing training
- Generous NHS pension scheme
- Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
- Health service discounts and online benefits
- Incremental pay progression
- Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7
- Access to our LGBT+ network, BAME Network and Christian Network
- Health and wellbeing opportunities
- Structured learning and development opportuniti
Care co-ordinator for services users experiencing a first episode of psychosis and to have an active role in working with families.
Be involved in on going learning in the team and with it's goals and vision.
To be willing to engage in appropriate training for the role.
Take an active role in the clinical team meetings.
TO be able to travel across a wide area.
Experience and interest in post
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).