Community Mental Health Practitioner- Early Intervention in Psychosis

Canterbury, Kent, England
CT1 3AA
Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust £ 24.907 - 30.615 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 24.907 - 30.615 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
10 Jun 2021
Closes
9 Jul 2021

Job Description

Job overview

Its a great time to be join the Early Intervention in Psychosis (EIP) Service as we have been awarded Mental Health funding to expand the service. This will enable us to increase the interventions provided and enable us to improve awareness of first episode of psychosis across the county leading to early referral and treatment to EIP.

We have an exciting new vacancy for a Band 5 Community Mental Health Practitioner to join the Early Intervention in Psychosis Service (EIP) as part of a developmental role to a Band 6. The post is for 37.5 hours within East Kent base to be confirmed.

The Early Intervention in Psychosis Service forms part of the Community Recovery Service Line Directorate. The existing team is comprised of Community Psychiatric Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, Psychological Practitioners, Support Time and Recovery Workers, Admin and Clerical Workers.

Main duties of the job

The band 5 nursing role in the community teams is an important asset to the multi-disciplinary team and a role that will help to shape the delivery of care to clients with long term conditions and complexity ofneed.

The role also offers opportunities in career development. There will be opportunities to assist the band 5 to progress in a safe and confident manner to be ready for career progression to a band 6 nurse.

Development opportunities also exist for band 6 nurses in Non-medical prescribing, Approved Mental Health Practitioner and more senior position as Team Leaders, Service Managers and Nurse Consultants.

Working for our organisation

Come and work with us in the Garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with a tremendous quality of life.

We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disability and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people across the county.

The Trust (rated Good overall by the CQC and Outstanding for care) has 3,283 staff working in 66 buildings across 33 locations, covering an area of 1,450 square miles.

You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.

The nature of our work attracts kindness and compassion as standard and everyone from our cleaners and porters to the chief executive and chairman are recognised as playing a vital role in providing an exemplary service.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
To be responsible for organising and prioritising own workload in the day to day allocation of work.

To have Organisational knowledge relating to Trust protocols and procedures and adhere to them, particularly administration of medicine and physical health checks.

To be responsible for providing accurate records of information required by the Trust for audit purposes.

To ensure effective risk management at team level by accident/incident reporting, assessing and controlling risk and ensuring residual risks are added to the Trust register.

To ensure there are good links between the CMHT's and Primary Care.

To work jointly and collaboratively with KMPT colleagues in order to enhance and develop services to service users and their families.

To ensure communication channels are consistent and understandable and that information provided I relevant and informed.

To undertake preceptorship if newly qualified and undertake development programmes in house.

To participate in the development of an effective team and the development of productive working relationships throughout the Trust.

To actively promote integrated health professional working internally and externally.

To facilitate the development of a positive and 'supportive' team culture by taking responsibility for dealing effectively with potential conflict.

To take an active interest in working parties and groups within the Trust to develop and improve on service delivery, protocols and guidelines.

To participate in the audit process, linking in with the clinical governance agenda.

To advise, encourage and share knowledge utilising the latest research and practice development, through literature and peer reviews.

To caseload manage under the supervision of their Supervisor and Team Leader.

To participate in the induction of new members of staff as a mentor and preceptor for nurses.

To participate and review staff performance.

To act as an autonomous, registered practitioner who is legally and professionally accountable for own unsupervised actions guided by the professional code of conduct and Trust guidelines and procedures.

The post holder will have Current Effective Status on the Nursing and M

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Job Details

Community Mental Health Practitioner- Early Intervention in Psychosis

Canterbury, Kent, Englandd Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 24.907 - 30.615 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
10 Jun 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
9 Jul 2021

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