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Care Co-ordinator, Brent Early intervention service

Job details
Posting date: 22 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £40,701 - £48,054 pa inc HCAS
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 21 June 2024
Location: Harlesden, NW10 8AL
Company: CNWL NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6316078/333-J-BR-0653

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Summary

A Vacancy at Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust.


An exciting opportunity has opened up within our Brent Early Intervention in Psychosis (EIP) Service, for a newly qualified RMN, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker with experience working in mental health. CNWL is fully committed to developing our workforce and offering opportunities to aspiring candidates, and this post is no different.

Within this role you will be offered;
• Monthly supervision sessions focussed on your development into this role
• Our highly successful 6-months Family Intervention training which upon completion will allow you to co-facilitate Family Therapy sessions within the team
• Opportunities to shadowour wide-ranging, specialised services within the Trust such as perinatal services, prison services, HTT, CMHT and many more
• Bespoke in-house training and workshops.

The successful applicant may have contact with patients or service users. As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination as this remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients and service users when working on our healthcare settings.

The post holder will carry a caseload of service users 14 years and over who are experiencing a First Episode of Psychosis.

Responsible for undertaking initial and comprehensive assessments of health and social care needs alone or with colleagues and feedback to Multi-Disciplinary Team

Care co-ordination responsibility for the overall care of an identified group of service users, being part of a service that is committed to recovery and social inclusion.

Carry out MDT activities including being on duty as appropriate and within sphere of your profession.

Our EIP Practitioners are specially trained and committed to using these skills in order to maximise patient autonomy and to deliver NICE concordant care for First Episode Psychosis.

If you are an enthusiastic practitioner who is keen to try and upskill themselves and advance into becoming an established community practitioner then we want to hear from you.

We are committed to ensuring our staff get the most out of their benefits package and understand the importance of a healthy work life balance. We can offer;
• Flexible working with the opportunity to work condensed hours and working from home
• Working within a dynamic team with visibility of the Senior Management Team (Service Manager & Borough Director)
• Award-winning Staff Networks that have thousands of members and exciting events.
• Career mapping and development programmes.
• Support and guidance with your Nurse revalidation.
• Opportunity to shadow senior leaders
• Hidden Gem & annual award ceremonies.

The Team serves the population of Brent, a diverse and vibrant borough. It is an established team with a friendly, supportive culture. There is a visible , supportive management team and a strong emphasis on training and professional development opportunities.

Brent is a place of contrast, a destination for thousands of British and international visitors every year. Home of the iconic Wembley Stadium, the world famous Wembley Arena, the new London Designer Outlet & the spectacular Swaminarayan Hindu Temple, it provides a stage for cultural, sporting & religious events of national and international importance.

Key Responsibilities
• Work collaboratively with other members of the multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of MH care pathway.
• Ensure, and clarify where necessary, the patient pathways through mental health services.
• Undertake initial assessments and reviews including the formulation of care plans to meet the identified needs of the patient.
• Undertake Risk Assessments and formulate risk management plans as per Trust policies.
• Regular attendance and participation at the clinical meetings that facilitate discussion of patient/client needs and ensure a shared approach to care, treatment and risk management where necessary.
• Plan and implement care as appropriate to the needs of the patient that is underpinned by best practice guidance and person centred principles.
• Review and evaluation of care plans and risk management plans on an ongoing basis
• Advice regarding medication management including promoting concordance and monitoring and advising regards effect and side effects in accordance with profession
• Facilitate undertaking of physical and mental health reviews
• Provide information, advice and assessment to carers, as required.
• To work with primary care to ensure that referrals to secondary services are timely and appropriate and that more complex cases are referred on.
• Work as part of the mental health practitioner team at base and in service users homes and the community as appropriate.
• To develop and maintain access to community & voluntary agencies/services who can offer patients alternative avenues for support and therapeutic help
• Ensure safe discharge process back to primary care when secondary services no longer required
• Facilitating and attending joint training events within the Organisation/ Borough as appropriate and agreed with service management team
• To promote appropriate service users involvement in all aspects of the delivery of the service.
• To participate in clinical and business meetings.


This advert closes on Tuesday 4 Jun 2024

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