Generic Mental Health Practitioner

Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
HD6 4JH
Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust £ 25655.0 - 31534.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 25655.0 - 31534.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
25 Jul 2022
Closes
23 Aug 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
  • Main duties:
    • To build close working relationships and networks within the Directorate and with other agencies in order to develop an efficient and effective multidisciplinary assessment and therapeutic response to children young people families and carers.
    • To make a comprehensive assessment (including risk assessment) identifying needs, based on the interpretation of complex facts and information. To then decide upon the appropriate action
    • To plan, implement and evaluate care to a defined caseload of children and young people using NICE guidelines and evidence based interventions
    • To develop and maintain therapeutic relationships with children, young people, their families and carers who may at times be in situations of emotional distress.
    • To provide a flexible approach to children young people their families and carers who may have difficulties engaging with services.
    • Communicate effectively with patients, relatives/carers and colleagues from diverse backgrounds in a manner that is sensitive, open, welcoming and person-ce
    • Use IT systems effectivel
    • Maintain accurate, up to date clinical records in accordance with Trust policy.
      • Provide clinical leadership to the Assistant Psychological Therapists.
      • Delegate tasks to staff within their competency and ensure that the delegation/escalation process forms part of the culture of the service.
    4. Working as part of a Team
    • Effectively communicate with other disciplines/agencies/patients and carers.
    • Maintain professional relationships with all colleagues to ensure professional standards are met.
    • Encourage participation in the appraisal process.
    • To contribute to the development of the team, individuals and self to enhance performance.
    • Listen and be open to the views of others.
    • Suggest and critically explore new concepts without prejudice or assumption.
    5. Managing Self
    • Participate in regular management and clinical supervision.
    • Participate in appraisal annually, developing and agreeing your development plan with your line manager using the Trust appraisal and KSF process.
    • Responsible for identifying areas for own professional development.
    • Attend all mandatory training.
    • Maintain registration as a qualified health professional.
    • Carry out duties with due regard to the Trust's Equal Opportunity Policy.
    • Comply with all Trust policies, procedures and protocols.
    • Pay regard to materials and equipment.
    • Maintain a professional appearance.
  • Staff Supervision and Support
    • Provide support to your direct reports and team members around their personal health and wellbeing.
    • To contribute to the multi-disciplinary staff meetings, professional debates and seminars, discussing clinical work, sharing knowledge and experiences and participating in training.
    • Create, maintain and enhance effective working relationships and networks with colleagues within and external to the directorate.
    • To contribute to effective communication and working relationships with other disciplines and organisations.
  • Safeguarding
    All staff members have a duty to report any concerns they have about the safety or well being of adult service users, members of their families, including children. Employees should be aware of their roles & responsibilities to both prevent and respond appropriately to abuse. They should undertake the safeguarding training required for their particular role.

    The Covid-19 vaccination remains the best line of defence against Covid-19 to protect individuals, colleagues, patients, and communities, and the Trust encourages staff to take up the offer of being fully vaccinated. Please note all staff members who are working in healthcare premises, working with patients/service users and/or undertaking patient/service user visits will be required to take a twice weekly Lateral Flow Test, and to produce evidence of their negative test result on request.

    If you have any concerns about whether this affects your eligibility to undertake a role with the Trust, you may wish to contact the recruiting manager to discuss this further. Staff are able to order LFT kits through the Government website free of charge.

    We would welcome applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

    We welcome people from all backgrounds and in particular Bradford District Care Trust is keen to reflect the population we serve, we are currently underrepresented in terms of black and minority ethnic staff. Applications are encouraged from these groups, but it must be stressed that selection will be solely on merit and in accordance with the Trust recruitment policy.

    We will con
  • Ref: 915061491

    Job Details

    Generic Mental Health Practitioner

    Bradford, West Yorkshire, Englandd Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
    Pay
    £ 25655.0 - 31534.0 Per year
    Job level
    Qualified (non-manager)
    Hours
    Full time
    Posted
    25 Jul 2022
    Type
    Permanent
    Closes
    23 Aug 2022

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