Care Coordinator

Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
M15 4HA
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust £ 1.0 - 1.0 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 1.0 - 1.0 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
17 Jun 2022
Closes
16 Jul 2022

Job Description

Main duties of the job

You will hold and manage a caseload of people and have Care Coordinating responsibilities under the Care Program Approach Guidelines. The team covers an ethnically and culturally diverse area, and you will have the opportunity to work with clients from a wide range of backgrounds, and with a wide range of psychosocial needs.

By assessing your clients and their carers needs you will be able to access and sign post to a wide range of community resources and provider services available in the local area.

You will work with clients to identify goals as part of overall care plans, and establish and evaluate appropriate treatment programs for service users within the team.

The post holder will be expected to participate in providing quality first line psychosocial assessments as part of GMMH's Functional CMHT's duty role and work proactively in forging professional working relationships with multi-agencies.



Working for our organisation

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over 6,400 members of staff, who deliver services from more than 160 locations.

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.

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
To demonstrate high-level communication skills.

To utilise highly developed interpersonal skills including specific skills to facilitate effective communication when there are barriers to understanding e.g. sensory or cognitive impairment or in a hostile, antagonistic or highly emotive situation.

To establish and maintain robust communication networks with clients, carers, and other health care workers and numerous external agencies. To establish and maintain good working relationships with GPs, GP commissioner's and relevant consortia.

To promote awareness of the role of CMHT within local service area/team, GP practices and the wider community.

Be a full member of the multi-disciplinary team (MDT).

Effectively manage own caseload accepting referrals from agreed agencies in accordance with agreed operational procedures.

Undertake formal mental health and social care assessments of new clients within own caseload.

Undertake assessments of clients as part of the CMHT duty system in accordance with agreed operational procedures.

Assess, care-plan, provide interventions and evaluate and record community mental health and social care delivered to clients on own caseload.

To provide effective care coordination to an identified caseload of complex service users, ensuring the delivery of evidence based interventions to encourage successful outcomes under the Care Programme Approach (CPA).

Provide Specialist Mental Health Assessments, Continuing care

Assessments and advise management plans as requested e.g. from Local Authority Social Workers, Medical, Nursing or Social Workers from Salford Royal Hospitals Trusts, and nurses from the CCG. To promote positive mental health and physical care to clients in all situations.

To encourage and support clients to collaborate in their treatment programme and recovery.

To encourage self-help as much as possible, promoting the maintenance of skills and independence in clients.

To support health promotion and act in a consultative role/advisor to other community services/agencies and personnel in relation to individual clients and their mental health issues.

To take the clinical lead for the service within your area of specialism and provide advice, guidance and support to colleagues and other professionals.

To undertake specialist assessments when required in line with the Mental Capacity Act 2007, The Mental Health Act and Local Authority Safeguarding Adults Procedures.

To undertake and record comprehensive risk assessments, devise and implement risk management plans for clients at risk of vulnerability, self harm or risk of physical, sexual or emotional harm to others, using the STAR V 2 Risk Assessment Tool.

To take a lead role in service developments within your area of specialism<

Ref: 1936720965

Job Details

Care Coordinator

Manchester, Greater Manchester, Englandd Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust
Pay
£ 1.0 - 1.0 Per hour
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
17 Jun 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
16 Jul 2022

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