Care Co-Ordinator - Manchester EIS

Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
M15 4HA
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
27 Mar 2020
25 Apr 2020

Job Description

Following a recent increase in investment, from Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group, the Early Intervention Service, is recruiting to expand its capacity of clinical staff. This is an exciting opportunity for Band 6 practitioners (Nurse/RMN, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist) to work within a specialist service for people experiencing a First Episode of Psychosis, between the ages of 14-65 with the Central Early Intervention Team based at Chorlton House, Chorlton, Manchester.

Based on The Department of Health implementation guidelines Early Intervention Services:

Reduce the stigma associated with psychosis.

Improve professional and lay awareness of the symptoms of psychosis and the need for early assessment.

Reduce the length of time young people remain undiagnosed and untreated.

Develop meaningful engagement, provide evidence based interventions and promote recovery during the early stage of illness.

Increase stability in the lives of service users, facilitate development and personal fulfilment.

Provide a user led service, i.e. a seamless service available for those from age fourteen to sixty five years (on acceptance) that effectively integrates child, adolescent and adult mental health services and works in partnership with primary care, education, social services, youth and other services.

To ensure that care is transferred thoughtfully and effectively at the end of involvement.

In order to achieve this Manchester Early Intervention Service offer:

• Culture, age and gender sensitivity;
• Family orientated services;
• Meaningful and sustained engagement based on assertive outreach principles;
• Separate age appropriate facilities for young people;
• Emphasis on normal social roles and service users' development needs, particularly involvement in education and achieving employment;
• Emphasis on working with distressing experiences rather than on diagnosis.
• A recovery based model of service;
• A service designed and delivered through effective partnership
Key Requirements of the Post Holder:
We require a highly motivated individual with a genuine interest in providing evidence based recovery interventions to young people experiencing a first episode of Psychosis. The post will aim to reduce the impact of psychosis and ensure that the young person remains actively involved in life with a focus on living and ordinary life and to achieve personal recovery.

Department Summary:

We are a very dedicated, highly motivated, and dynamic team. We offer a range of Psychological Therapies/Psychosocial Interventions and have a comprehensive training programme across the directorate. We have regular in house training and clinical supervision with our two Clinical Psychologists.
We work very closely with Service users and families, offering family interventions and therapy. We value Service User involvement and encourage participation in service developments on many levels.

**Please note, this vacancy may be closed at any time if sufficient applications have been received**
Important Information about working for GMMH:

All positions within the Trust are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, for further information on the checks required please visit the NHS Employers website.
NHS Jobs/TRAC -(Recruitment Systems) - If your application form has been submitted on NHS jobs, we will need to transfer your personal data information (application form) from NHS Jobs to upload into TRAC systems.
GMMH have made the Apprenticeship Promise and as part of that promise will consider all Band 1 to 4 vacancies as Apprenticeship Opportunities. Applicants are encouraged to apply for posts at Greater Manchester Mental Health who have direct experience of mental health, learning disability or drug and alcohol services either as a service user or a carer.
**If you do not hold a current competency based qualification and or the Care Certificate, you will be expected to complete an appropriate Apprenticeship in Healthcare with GMMH.**
The Trust is also committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Ref: 2355271

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