Advanced Mental Health Practitioner

Wigan, Greater Manchester, England
WN3 5NZ
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust £ 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
12 May 2022
Closes
10 Jun 2022

Job Description

Main duties of the job

To provide specialist advice and consultancy/support to CAMHS colleagues, residential and out reach workers working with children in or on the edge of care.

To work as an integral part of the ATOM and CAMHS teams with a specialist role in the development and implementation of services and care pathways for children with mental health problems in or on the edge of care.

To take a key role in the provision of assessment and formulation of children who are looked after either in or on the edge of care. To provide a direct and specialist therapeutic service in line with the grading of the post, including assessment, formulation and therapeutic input to children and families referred to ATOM.

To take a key role in liaising with partner agencies to achieve positive outcomes for children/adolescents and their families, working to build home or placement stability with positive relationships.

As this post is identified within the CAMHS Strategy, it is expected the role will continue to develop in line with national and local initiatives.

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
Undertakes specialist systemic assessments and risk assessments of children and their families or carers. Understands children's abilities, development and areas of specific difficulty, such as attachment, relationships and presenting behaviours.

Screening of new referrals to ATOM, including urgent referrals.

Follow deliberate self-harm protocol by providing liaison and consultation to the Paediatric Ward and assessment of young people who have been admitted to the ward for deliberate self-harm if they are open to ATOM.

Produce a clinical formulation and intervention plan founded on evidence based practice in co-operation with the client and their carers using the agreed Trust/ATOM service documentation and procedures.

Participate in a range of therapeutic interventions underpinned by specialist knowledge and theory; this will also involve co-ordination of other team members.

Evaluate the effectiveness of interventions using a range of interpersonal skills, supervision and standard routine outcome measures.

Ability to work autonomously with complex family situations. Experience of containing distressing and emotive circumstances.

Identify and respond appropriately to Child Protection issues, as described within the guidelines of LSCB and Trust policies.

Maintain clear and comprehensive clinical notes, to ensure information is accurate and up-to-date for future reference, in line with Trust Guidelines and complies with the Data Protection Act.

View the job description for the full range of duties and responsibilities

We are aspiring to ensure our workforce is representative of the diverse communities that we serve, and we are strongly committed to removing barriers to employment for candidates from under-represented groups, for example BAME, Disabled and LGBT+ communities. If you would like to have an informal chat about the recruitment process for this role or would value some additional support, we'd love to hear from you.

Please contact Denise Gleave, Recruitment & Retention Advisor Applyor email Apply



Person specification

Qualifications
Essential criteria
  • •Masters or equivalent level of experience •Up to date Professional Registration (to be maintained) Mental Nurse / RNLD (Professional Registration with NMC) OR Registered Occupational Therapist OR Qualified Social Worker


Desirable criteria
  • •HEA513 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Issues Enhanced Pract

Ref: 550094361

Job Details

Advanced Mental Health Practitioner

Wigan, Greater Manchester, Englandd Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust
Pay
£ 40.057 - 45.839 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
12 May 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
10 Jun 2022

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