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Care Coordinator - Assessment Function

Band 6

Main area
Adults Mental Health
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
267-OM2105322-C
Site
Wallingford Community Hospital
Town
Oxfordshire
Salary
£30,401 to £37,267 per annum
Closing
25/02/2020 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.


 

The South Oxfordshire Adult Mental Health Team (AMHT) is a combined Crisis, Assertive Outreach and CMHT providing intensive and seamless assessment, care and treatment for a wide range of mental health difficulties across South Oxfordshire. 

The Team are a positive, creative team giving all staff the opportunity to develop autonomy alongside support and supervision. The Managers are keen for all staff to be offered training to develop their skills, knowledge and confidence and participate in research if interested.  The team is highly supportive and committed to delivering a high quality patient and carer journey; where the caseload can be demanding, diverse, frequently complex yet rewarding.

We had a recent successful Away Day where the staff developed their Mission Statement for the AMHT which showed their enthusiasm, passion and enjoyment of the excellent care that the Team provides to patients, their families and carers.

Applicants need to have experience of working in adult mental health services and understand the challenges that this care group can bring. The AMHT is based at The Wallingford Community Hospital with satellite bases in Thame, Didcot and Abingdon.

We would welcome applications from newly qualified Mental Health Nurses, Social Workers and Occupational Therapists interested in working in Community Mental Health starting at Band 5. Please apply via this advert and express interest in a Band 5 development post.

Our AMHTs provide an assessment and treatment function. The successful candidate will be with the Assessment Team which covers shifts of 7am-3pm, 9-5pm and 1pm-9pm.

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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

Julie Belfield, Team Manager or Melissa Porter, Team Manager on 01865 904191.