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Care Coordinator

Band 6

Main area
Adult Mental Health
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Fixed Term - 12 months
Hours
Full-time / Part-time
Job ref
267-BM2261490-B
Site
Whiteleaf Centre
Town
Buckinghamshire
Salary
£30,401 to £37,267 per annum / pro rata
Closing
23/04/2020 23:59

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.


 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Mental Health Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker to join the specialist Bucks Early Intervention Service which is responsible for providing care and treatment to adolescents and adults with mental health problems in the Aylesbury Vale area.

The Bucks Early Intervention Service has two functions; assessment and treatment. The successful candidate will be based in the Treatment Function, working as a Care Coordinator. Opportunities may also arise to work in the assessment part of the team following additional training.

The Bucks Early Intervention Service is based in the Whiteleaf hospital which is a new, purpose built Mental Health Wellbeing Campus in Aylesbury which opened in 2014. The service covers the Aylesbury and Chiltern area and you will be expected to travel across the patch. You will be part of a motivated, supportive service where your contribution is highly important and greatly valued.

We are looking for:

  • Full or part time team members.
  • An enthusiastic and resourceful person who is able to work within a multi-disciplinary team both independently and with initiative.
  • Ability to use your professional skills to support and motivate your colleagues and your clients.
  • Familiar with current legislation, guidelines and processes that affect the way in which mental health care is delivered.
  • Someone who has an understanding of mental illness and its impact on service users.
  • Experience of Care Coordination.
  • A car driver.

We can offer you:

  • Access to regular supervision and ongoing training (including AMHP training for Social Workers)
  • Internal and external training opportunities including CBT for Psychosis and Behavioural Family Therapy
  • The opportunity to develop your supervisory and managerial skills where relevant
  • The opportunity to contribute to the education of students.
  • Excellent team working supportive colleagues and friendly efficient admin support

If you are a Registered Mental Health Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker with these skills, we would be very interested in recruiting you and welcoming you to our team.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Annette Powis or Nuala McAneney on 01865 901517