Band 6 Intensive Specialist Practitioner - Swindon

Swindon, Wiltshire, England
SN2 1EN
Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS £ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
22 Nov 2021
Closes
22 Dec 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
In a wide range of situations and locations to undertake the full range of activities required to deliver comprehensive mental health assessment, in an emergency for service users, who may be distressed and in crisis. This will include:
The use of standardised assessment tools i.e. Cluster Allocation Support Tool (CAST), KGV
Recovery Star
History, strengths and aspirations
Mental state
Impact of culture and diversity
Functional needs
The needs of family and carer
Evaluation of risk
Physical health
Complicating factors
Identifying and ensuring specialist involvement where required.
The interventions and treatments required to enable positive change.
Social Care
Safeguarding and public protection
Capacity under the Mental Capacity Act

To be responsible for developing delivering and reviewing comprehensive and complex treatment programmes using appropriate frameworks in line with evidence-based practice, including strategies to manage risk for service users with complex needs and carers, bringing in other resources as required.

To act as care coordinator for service users as appropriate, also providing defined interventions to individuals on other workers caseloads. Team Manager, Senior Practitioner, Band 6 Specialist Intensive Practitioners, Band 5 Intensive, Practitioner, Band 4 Intensive Recovery Co-ordinators and Band 3 Intensive Support Workers, medical staff, administrator

To plan, deliver and evaluate defined, specialist therapeutic interventions as indicated in the assessment process ,in line with personal recovery plans, including to service users who maybe on other caseloads. This might include:
Individual or group therapeutic intervention
Psychological treatments such as CBT, DBT approaches , family interventions
Psychosocial interventions
Motivational and coping enhancement strategies.
Medication management
Interventions under the Mental Health Act,
To deliver a range of defined activities/interventions to improve the carer's ability to support the service user and to enable them in their relationship with the service user.
To develop and maintain good partnership working with other services throughout all treatment episodes, including regular liaison within Primary Health Care Team, inpatient and intensive services, day services, voluntary sector and with nominated carers/advocates.

In collaboration with service users and carers, to be responsible for facilitating the development of comprehensive crisis plans, rapid access plans, advance statements etc, involving other agencies such as primary care etc where appropriate.

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 be responsible for maintaining own workload, as well as planning the workload of others, on a day to day basis, ensuring that time is prioritised effectively, utilising electronic resources such as diaries/scheduling.

To be responsible for the protection of individuals from abuse and harm in line with local safeguarding policies and procedures, including working with others in the planning development and review of protection plans.

Coordinating and undertaking protective interventions which maybe required in the protection of others, as outline in the protection plan, taking individual action where indicated.

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 experience and success, and use small steps to move towards the persons goal.

Undertake active clinical leadership and supervision within the team, covering for the manager and colleagues as required.

To maintain the single 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 management, caseload and clinical supervision in accordance with trust policy.

To provide mentoring/ training for others in relevant practice areas, according to professional requirements, taking a collaborative approach to practice development and evidence-based care. Specifically this means providing a safe and effective learning

Ref: 3687046

Job Details

Band 6 Intensive Specialist Practitioner - Swindon

Swindon, Wiltshire, Englandd Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS
Pay
£ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
22 Nov 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
22 Dec 2021

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