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Urgent Care Practitioner - Incentive Applies

Employer
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
St. Leonards-on-Sea, England
Salary
£28,407 - £34,581 per annum
Closing date
13 Feb 2024

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Sector
Healthcare, Nursing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Job overview

An opportunity has arisen for the Crisis Resolution Home Treatment team to offer a Band 5 post to an experienced Clinician, either from a Mental Health Nursing, Occupational Therapy or Social Work background.

We are looking for a "can help" person to help us develop a flexible response to individuals who are either presenting urgent mental health needs or at risk of their mental health deteriorating to the point of crisis, by offering specialist intervention.

We are looking to recruit a Practitioner who can demonstrate competence in risk assessment of individuals presenting in crisis toward formulating clear and safe plans that support a person's presenting needs to be managed in the least restrictive environment, often by offering home treatment. The successful post holder will become part of a supportive, energetic and creative team.

Main duties of the job

Offering a bespoke service to address the needs of those individuals in crisis by formulating care to manage risk in a positive fashion

This role also works closely with and supports the work of other Urgent Care Teams based in same department (Mental Health Liaison and Rapid Response team) to provide an alternative to Emergency Department attendance and hospital admission.

Working for our organisation

We're a large NHS Mental Health Trust in South East England. We're looking for people to help us provide high quality services for the patients, carers and local communities we serve.

We want patients and staff to recommend our organisation as a place where they would be happy for their friends and family to be treated. You can help us do this by bringing your skills, experience and commitment to Sussex Partnership.

Sussex Partnership NHS FT is committed to supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our communities. Our workforce is currently under-represented from Black and Minority, Ethnic and disabled communities and we would welcome applications from these communities.

This post offers an incentive, or a Relocation package up to a maximum of £4000 (pro rata applies and subject to terms and conditions).

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Providing an excellent service to patients providing in crisis.

Undertaking risk assessments to manage risk in a positive way, ensuring the patient and family members are kept abreast of developments at all times.

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Registered Nurse with current registration [mental health/LD/Adult], appropriate to the job role
  • Completion of Mentorship Course/ENB equivalent
  • Evidence of continuous professional development

Knowledge/Experience

Essential criteria
  • Significant post qualifying experience in the relevant care group
  • Experience of working alongside people with complex health problems in the designated care group
  • Experience of supervising staff
  • Experience of providing a range of clinical interventions to people in the designated care group with a variety of health problems
  • Experience of working consultatively with professionals
  • Experience of conducting clinical assessments including risk assessments
  • Experience of partnership working within and across various statutory and non statutory teams and agencies
  • Experience of working within the CPA process
  • Understanding of clinical governance
  • Previous experience of working in the community

Sussex Partnership NHS FT is committed to supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our communities. Our workforce is currently under-represented from Black and Minority, Ethnic and disabled communities and we would welcome applications from these communities.

We regret that we are unable to advise candidates if they have not been shortlisted. If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

In the event of an excessive number of applicants the Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy earlier than indicated.

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust takes its responsibilities for the safeguarding and protection of children and young people and vulnerable adults very seriously and expects this of all its employees and bank workers. The Trust works with adult and children's social care to ensure that the integrated service has systems in place to equip staff and bank workers with the knowledge and skills to recognize abuse, and take action to safeguard and protect vulnerable adults and children and young people. It is expected that all staff and bank workers familiarise themselves with the appropriate structures and policies and with the Sussex child protection and safeguarding procedures and the Sussex multi-agency policy and procedures for safeguarding vulnerable adults and undertake the relevant essential training and further training appropriate to their role.

Successful candidates are normally offered salaries at the bottom of the relevant salary range. However, where previous or equivalent NHS experience in a similar role can be demonstrated and evidenced, this may be taken into consideration when setting the starting salary.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Company

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Who we are

We provide specialist NHS mental health and learning disability services in south east England. People receive care, treatment and support from us in hospital, at home and from a range of community services. Our services are rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission and ‘outstanding’ for caring.

Where we are

We provide services for people of all ages across Sussex and services for children and young people in Hampshire. There’s something for everyone in our local area, whether that’s the hustle and bustle of Brighton, the scenic South Downs or our wonderful coastline where you can chill out to the sound of the surf.

What we can offer you

When you join us, you’ll be coming to work in an organisation that puts people first. We’ll do everything we can to make you feel valued, respected and included. You will be given plenty of opportunities here for your career to flourish. We’re an organisation which is strong on innovation, research and learning, and we will support your development and help you learn new skills in whichever team or service you work in.

Check out the links below to view our key areas of recruitment

Nursing

Medical

Allied Health Professions

Phychology & PsychologicalTherapies

Social Work

Healthcare Support Workers 

Support Services

Check out our latest video below where we hear from our inspiring nurses why Sussex Partnership is such a great place to work.

Company info
Website
Telephone
01903843000
Location
Trust HQ
Swandean
Arundel Road
Worthing
BN13 3EP
GB

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