Young People's Home Treatment Team - Mental Health Practitioner | NELFT NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 24 January 2020
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £24,214 - £30,112 pa plus HCAS
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 23 February 2020
Location: Goodmayes Ilford, IG3 8XQ
Company: NELFT NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 2252277/395-AR207-19A

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North East London Foundation Trust are looking to recruit an enthusiastic CAMHS B5 Mental Health Community Practitioner (RMN's, Occupational Therapist, Social Worker) who will provide effective and efficient management of delegated resources within the Young Person's Home Treatment Team (YPHTT) which is a 24 hour crisis provision within CAMHS.

Brookside have been recognised across London and nationally for a quality service and outstanding practice.

YPHTT are recent RCNi award winners and rated ‘outstanding’ by the CQC. YPHTT work with young people and their families /carers, who are aged 12-18 years; YPHTT is a full MDT service that is effectively a ‘hospital at home’ working adjacent to the inpatient unit. The team encourages re-integration back into communities, school and homes.

The successful candidate will have sound clinical knowledge and skills and will have the ability to work independently. They will also possess a current Nursing, Social Work, Occupational Therapist or equivalent professional qualification and a positive belief in the abilities of their clients and carers. The post holder will benefit form a friendly supportive environment and developed to work collaboratively with families and services in delivering an alternative to admission, providing crisis intervention as well as more traditional community support. The successful candidate will work alongside highly motivated colleagues and have access to effective supervision and relevant training.

We are looking for candidates who have enthusiasm and passion for meeting the needs of acutely unwell young people, as well as being adaptable, enjoy variety, can work independently, as well as understanding the relevance of team working.

As a minimum criteria all staff employed by the Trust should have a basic competency for numeracy and literacy equivalent to NVQ level 2. If you are shortlisted for this post, you will be required to undertake an assessment for these skills after the interview.

Probationary Period

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

Priority Post – Assessment/Interview info

At NELFT we set very high standards to ensure we provide quality services. We require prospective employees to carry out an online literacy and numeracy test, equivalent to NVQ Level 2. For more information regarding our assessments, please visit our website. If you are shortlisted, invited for interview and successfully offered the post, you will be required to undertake an assessment for these skills during the pre-employment checks.

Starting with NELFT

NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment. As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focussing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham Essex

High Cost Area Supplement - London

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (with a minimum of £3,722 to a maximum of £4,743).

This advert closes on Sunday 9 Feb 2020

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