Mental Health Practitioner

Bolton, Greater Manchester, England
BL1 4LH
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS 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
21 Jul 2021
Closes
19 Aug 2021

Job Description

Main duties of the job

We are delighted to confirm an opportunity within our Bolton Child and Adolescent Mental Health service (CAMHS), which provides mental health support to children and young people within Bolton. You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team providing evidence based interventions.

This is an exciting opportunity to get involved in service transformation in line with the national vision set out in Future in Mind.

As a must, you will be an effective communicator and listener with a compassionate nature and a commitment to delivering outstanding patient care, every time.



Working for our organisation

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Main Duties & Responsibilities:

Clinical:
1.1. To hold a caseload of assessments, treatment upon a conceptual framework and employing research based evidence.
1.2. To provide direct therapeutic interventions in line with the grading of the post, including assessments, formulation and therapeutic input into children, young people and families referred into the service.
1.3. Undertake risk assessments and care plans accordingly, in line with the THRIVE framework
1.4. To work in ways that are sensitive to the needs of children and young people and families from a wide range of racial, cultural and religious backgrounds.
1.5. To participate directly in the teams duty rota's in line with the grading of the post.
1.6. To exercise responsibility within supervisory, managerial and accountability structures, for the assessment, treatment and discharge of clients
1.7. To deliver care co-ordination, ensuring effective assessment, care planning and risk management processes are maintained. Involve the views of children, their families, referring agents and other professionals involved in the network of care.
1.8. To produce a clinical formulation and intervention plan founded on evidence based practice in co-operation with the child young person and carers
1.9. To hold responsibility for standards of clinical practice within area of work.
1.10. To work jointly and collaboratively with other team members in order to enhance and develop the provision of services to young people and their families. To have an effective knowledge base of other modalities so as to engage and work effectively with colleagues in other disciplines.
1.11. Undertake risk management for all children including the protective and risk factors present in the network of significant relationships.
1.12. Identify and respond appropriately to child protection issues, as described with the guidelines of Local Safeguarding Children's Board NHS Foundation Trust safeguarding policies
1.13. Maintain clear and comprehensive electronic clinical records, to ensure information is accurate and complies with Data Protection Act and professional body and Trust standards.
1.14. To engage with using routine outcome measures as clinically appropriate including their use in clinical practice and inputting data into clinical records.
1.15. To work collaboratively with children, young people and their families and contribute to the trust's service user participation agenda.
COMMUNICATION:
2.1. To communicate in a skilled and sensitive manner information concerning the assessment, formulation and treatment plans of clients and to monitor and evaluate progress during the course of the care.
2.2. Attend Child Protection Case conferences as a representative from children and young people's mental health services.
2.3. Provide and receive sensitive or contentious information to children, young people and families and to other professionals with in young people's services. 2.4. Communicate effectively with children, young people and their carers, when in crisis and in challenging family situations
2.5. Organise an

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Job Details

Mental Health Practitioner

Bolton, Greater Manchester, Englandd Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust
Pay
£ 24.907 - 30.615 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
21 Jul 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
19 Aug 2021

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