Single Point of Access Mental Health Practitioner

Bolton, Greater Manchester, England
BL1 4LH
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust £ 31.365 - 37.89 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 31.365 - 37.89 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

Bolton Single Point of Access is in a position to offer a full time post. This is to assist an established team meet the demands of mental health referrals into Bolton services.

Part of this development is to meetthe drivetowards achieving increased access rates for talking therapies (under the IAPT agenda) for the people of Bolton.

We are looking for a practitioner who is enthusiastic, experienced and who is able to work under their own initiative in a busy team.

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
CLINICAL DUTIES
  • Participate in the office based system of single point of access for screening, accepting and signposting referrals onward.
  • Giving specialist advice to G.P's and other referrers, making decisions based on level of need, urgency and risk.
  • Provide clinical specialist advice to other professionals on the assessment and intervention of clients in respect of their mental health needs
  • Potentially undertake psychological therapy assessments including risk assessment and risk management and any other assessments that may required by the service.
  • Work unaccompanied as a lone worker in accordance with health and safety requirements when required
  • Maintain appropriate, up-to-date, written and electronic records and activity data in accordance with Professional and Trust standards
  • Respect the individuality, values, cultural and religious diversity of clients and contribute to the provision of a service sensitive to those needs

MANAGEMENT
  • The service may require the post-holder to offer supervision to subordinate staff
  • The post-holder will receive management supervision from the Team Manager
  • As required, provide any reports and information which are requested by the post-holder's line manager, or which may be routinely required by the service. These may include reports for child action meetings, vulnerable adult case conferences etc.

TRAINING
  • Participate in, and when required, undertake the planning and implementation of the induction, training and education of new staff.
  • Participate in inter-professional training within the Trust or other agencies and contribute to the development and delivery of these training activities
  • Participate in and keep up to date with the Trust requirements for mandatory training

SERVICE GOVERNANCE
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of developments in both generic and discipline specific developments in the management of common mental disorder, including the scope and application of national or local guidelines.
  • When required lead or participate in audit of the service
  • Participate in the complaints and incident procedures including the responding to and investigating of complaints and or incidents when directed to do so by the team leader.
  • To maintain any required Professional registration and membership of Professional bodies which may be required for the regulation of clinical practice.
  • Participate in appraisal, personal development planning, including ongoing Professional development and service action planning.
  • Participate in initiatives as required to promote the effectiveness of the service
  • Proactively participate in line management supervision

USER AND CARER INVOLVEMENT
  • Recognise and respond to the needs of Carers, including when required signposting to appropriate service resources
  • Encourage and support the participation of service users and their carers in the planning and delivery of mental health services
  • Work collaboratively with patient advocates whenever clients are unabl

Ref: 46861350

Job Details

Single Point of Access Mental Health Practitioner

Bolton, Greater Manchester, Englandd Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust
Pay
£ 31.365 - 37.89 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
21 Jul 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
19 Aug 2021

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