Transitions Coordinator, Thurrock
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This is a new role which recognises the essential need for support and coordination when clients move from children's to adult services. This key role will work directly with the client but crucially be an ally and named contact with all of the main stakeholders and referring agencies.
To provide, develop and communicate clear transitional arrangements for young people moving from Children's to Adult services in line with NICE guidelines. To assist in delivering Inclusion's Substance Misuse strategy by planning and providing high quality, innovative care, which reflects our Trust values and our commitment to supporting service user's through their recovery journey.
Main duties of the job
Ability to communicate clearly with all parties and at all levels.
Empathy and understanding of the difficulties faced by people moving between child and adult services and the dangers of them failing to engage.
Professional approach with meticulous recording and note taking and clear communication style.
Meeting, joint assessment and planning sessions with a variety of referring agencies and their clients.
Networking with a range of service providers in the Thurrock area and attending their MDTs and training sessions where appropriate.
Inclusion prides itself on being a very supportive and "inclusive" employer. Our staff regularly comment on the range and quality of internal / external training made available to them throughout their career with us as well as the quality of professional supervision.
We recognise and have met the challenges as we come out of the pandemic but we also embraced the range of opportunities that arose in the ways of flexible working, digital technologies and a much great involvement of service users with their treatment!
As a specialist service within the larger MPFT trust we enjoy all the benefits of this well established and recently awarded University status Trust.
Please read the JD in full and contact us if you need any further information or clarification of this role.
Some of the key responsibilities are;
- Engage service users into treatment and through their Recovery Journey
- Oversee the transition of younger people in to adult treatment
- Carry out joint appointments as part of the transition in to adult treatment from young persons services
- Complete recovery plans with service users that are SMART goal focussed.
- Care coordinate an identified caseload of service users which includes all those transitioning in to Adult treatment.
- Identify and effectively manage risk with service users
- Deliver a range of tailored and time bound psycho-social interventions including CBT based brief solution focused therapy and motivational enhancement techniques.
- Facilitation of Groups as part of the Groupwork Programme
- Provide harm reduction advice, information and support with an emphasis on safer drug use, safer sex, HIV, Hepatitis A, B and C and other blood borne infections.
- To be the main point of contact for all transitions from Young Persons services in to Adult treatment.
- To develop and sustain links with young peoples services including statutory and non-statutory providers of criminal justice services and providers of wrap around services.
- Scoping the needs and requirements in the community for young people transitioning into Adult services
- To attend regular meetings with young persons partner agencies
- To support and build working relationships with partnerships.
Qualifications and experience in appropriate areas
Certificate of Sponsorship
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