The closing date is 11 April 2023
Are you looking for a Mental Health Team Manager post with a difference? Why not break into Prison healthcare?
Our Integrated Mental Health and Substance Misuse Service at HMP Featherstone is looking for a dynamic and experienced qualified Mental Health Professional to join it's team.
The team is innovative and forward thinking, committed to a Recovery focused approach. It works with people from initial assessment through to discharge, which can include transferring care to other providers such as hospitals or CMHTs, whilst working with a variety of agencies in the Offender Health Pathway.
This is an exciting and diverse role for an individual who is passionate about providing excellent quality leadership. You will have the privilege to influence and lead the provision of high-quality mental health care to some of society's most vulnerable members.
Main duties of the job
You will be responsible for the management and leadership of the team. With a small clinical caseload, you will offer assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of evidenced based interventions. The team manages a caseload of patients, practicing within the framework of the multi-disciplinary team and Care Programme Approach. An excellent working knowledge of the Mental Health Act and its application to people who require transfer to hospital will be required.
The postholder will benefit from the experience and support of our Clinical Leads and that of its NHS employer.
Inclusion (part of Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust) has prison substance misuse and mental health teams across the country and you will benefit from training and development opportunities as well as the support of an NHS employer experienced in providing prison healthcare for many years.
Inclusion, created in 2002 is part of the Specialist Services Care Group of Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT). We provide caring and effective services across England, including, West Yorkshire, West Midlands, East Midlands, West Mercia, Thames Valley, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Thurrock, Essex. We support individuals, families and communities who are affected by addiction, crime, mental health or need treatment for their sexual health. We believe that the individuals and families who use our services should receive high quality, committed and inclusive care, realising all the benefits a modern NHS organisation can provide. We work with patients and our staff teams to achieve the best outcomes we can. We invest heavily in training and development, and the wellbeing of our people, both staff and service users is central to who we are. Here at MPFT, we are proud of the comprehensive wellbeing and lifestyle support offer available, in addition to in-house training and coaching support. Our services are robustly governed, evidence-based, inclusive, and designed and provided in conjunction with service users. We are committed to providing the best service we can, and if you share our values, we want you on our team!
For more information about our incentives offer please see attached information.
14 March 2023
Agenda for change
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum
Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for further details, a summary is below:
- Support the Clinical Lead in the implementation of integrated care pathways including appropriate service user assessments and models of care within a stepped care mental health model.
- Co-ordinate care delivery, across the mental healthcare pathway e.g. referrals management, allocations of named worker/care co-ordinator, ensuring seamless continuity of care across the stepped care model dependent on service user need.
- Demonstrate the application of appropriate procedures and standards.
- Assist in the general management of the clinical area, with responsibilities for managing attendance.
- Lead on caseload and management supervision to monitor named nurse/care co-ordinator standards of service user care and documentation.
- Mental Health Practitioner Qualification.
- Relevant degree or post graduate diploma/equivalent level of experience.
- Considerable experience of working in the mental health field.
- Experience of providing specialist interventions for those with mental health problems, counselling techniques, CBT, motivational interviewing.
- Demonstrable experience at Band 6 /7 or equivalent.
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).
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