Band 7 Senior Practitioner (Intensive Service - Urgent Care)

Chippenham, Wiltshire, England
SN15 5LL
Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS £ 40.057 - 45.839 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 40.057 - 45.839 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
14 Sep 2021
Closes
14 Oct 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
  • To lead and inspire the delivery of high quality and effective intensive out of hours Urgent Care mental health service for service users, carers and professionals calling the NHS 111 service.
  • To provide clinical leadership to ensure the appropriate care pathway is identified focussed on the management of risk and prevent hospital admission for service users with the most complex and acute needs where appropriate.
  • To co-ordinate, undertake and/or support the specialist assessment of physiological and/or psychological functioning for service users with complex and health and wellbeing needs, in an emergency for service users, who may be acutely unwell, distressed and in crisis.
  • To be responsible for, ensuring that calls made to NHS 111 enter an appropriate mental health care pathway using appropriate frameworks in line with evidence-based practice, including strategies to manage risk for service users with complex needs and their carers, bringing in other resources as required.
  • Within sphere of expertise and advanced practice, to be responsible for coordinating care for a small number of service users, also providing defined interventions to individuals on other workers caseloads. Support carers and other professional's ability to support the service user and to facilitate their relationship with service users and their carers.
  • Provide leadership with the Access Service Manager, to ensure the service develops and maintains excellent clinical standards and effective caseload supervision; this will be underpinned by robust and effective processes.
  • To oversee and ensure, across the service, that there are effective risk management plans and strategies, for service users and carers, taking account of risks to service users, carers, the organisation, staff and the public.

  • To develop and maintain, good partnership working with other services throughout all urgent care episodes, including core partnership working with Medvivo 111 staff and regular liaison with other statutory agencies. Including the Police Service, Ambulance Service and Social Service Emergency Duty Teams. In addition to Primary Health Care Teams, inpatient and intensive services, the Third Sector and with nominated carers/advocates.
  • Develop and maintain communication with a wide range of people/services/ agencies about complex matters or in complex situations with the purpose of sharing developing or resolving difficult or complex issues for the benefit of service users/carer and the service.
  • To represent the organisation in a range of circumstances, settings, presenting, facilitating or explaining as appropriate and dealing with any questions or difficulties as they arise
  • To personally build and lead others to build, hope inspiring relationships with service users, which acknowledge the personal journey of each person, and focus on strengths and aspirations to allow the creation of meaningful personal recovery plans.
  • To support the Service Manager in developing systems and processes for the effective management and monitoring of the team caseload, on a day to day basis, ensuring that time is prioritised effectively, and service users and carer receive the appropriate level of service.
  • To lead and promote a whole team approach within the service and across agencies to ensure a shared ownership of urgent care responses.
  • To be responsible for the protection of individuals from abuse and harm in line with local safeguarding policies and procedures, by developing and reviewing with others protection plans and management strategies, ensuring the appropriate sharing of information.
  • Personally and leading others to collaboratively and sensitively work with individuals with a range of mental health needs to develop skills to manage their own health in accordance with their personal recovery plan, by actively promoting and using approaches which are affirming, build on strengths, identify past positive experiences and success, and use small steps to move towards the persons goal.
  • To provide a leadership role across the out of hours service, in the absence of the Team manager.
  • To work with the Service Manager to ensure the continuing improvements to the service in line with organisational goals.
  • To maintain health and social care record, ensuring both paper and electronic records are kept up to date in accordance with professional and organisational standards.
  • Report and record within agreed timeframes, all activity relating to information reporting and performance requirements.
  • To participate in, and deliver as required, management, caseload and clinical supervision in accordance with trust policy.
  • Demonstrate re
  • Ref: 3453161

    Job Details

    Band 7 Senior Practitioner (Intensive Service - Urgent Care)

    Chippenham, Wiltshire, Englandd Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS
    Pay
    £ 40.057 - 45.839 Per year
    Job level
    Qualified (non-manager)
    Hours
    Full time
    Posted
    14 Sep 2021
    Type
    Permanent
    Closes
    14 Oct 2021

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