Care Coordinator - Band 6
£26 - 27 per hour
Sanctuary Personnel, a committed and competitive recruitment agency is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Band 6 Care Coordinator to fill a full-time role based in Barnet, within the Community Support and Recovery Team (CSRT). The pay rate for this Care Coordinator job is £26 - £27 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an initial 12-month contract. The post holder may be required to work at alternative locations within the Mental Health Services of this Trust. All requests to work flexibly will be considered. Duties: Provide effective care and specialist advice for people with psychosis and complex mental health needs and their carers, in order to support their wellbeing and recovery Liaise with other agencies in planning and assessing programmes of care Provide formal, ongoing clinical supervision and caseload management supervision to junior and less experienced community mental health staff, as directed Undertake duties designed to extend clinical and managerial expertise as delegated by the manager when required Deputising in the absence of the Senior Practitioner Carry overall responsibility for the management of a caseload, acting as a care co-ordinator, as defined by the Care Programme Approach (CPA) Deliver effective care and treatment that is carried out within a multidisciplinary framework and in collaboration with other agencies Involve service users and their carers in planning care that includes all of their individual and diverse needs Design individual programmes of care collaboratively with patients to maximize self management and social inclusion and reflect their own goals and aspirations Review and adjust plans according to changing service user needs Provide evidence based therapeutic interventions using developed interpersonal skills such as CBT or psycho-education Provide service users and their carers with clear and intelligible information which will assist them in making informed decisions about their treatment and care Administer medication, monitor for effects and side-effects, in accordance with NMC Standards and Trust policies Facilitate vocational rehabilitation and those aspects of mental health recovery concerning occupation Maintain clear, comprehensive and contemporaneous clinical records on all patients in response to personally generated clinical observations, in accordance with professional standards and Trust policies Prepare and present clinical reports as required Provide formal, ongoing clinical supervision and caseload management supervision to junior and less experienced community mental health staff, as directed Undertake teaching of qualified and unqualified staff, including students Undertake surveys or audits as necessary to own work and participate in clinical trials/R&D activity as required Initiate and/or collaborate in service/clinical developments based on appropriate research evidence Set, monitor and ensure maintenance of standards of care and clinical outcomes Promote health and provide specialist advice/education regarding mental heath to professionals, service users and the public in general Receive regular, ongoing clinical and case management supervision; attend staff development training as required Undertake the duties and responsibilities of the post with due regard to confidentiality and the Trust policies on Data Protection, Equal Opportunities, Health and Safety and Smoking Work effectively under Service Integration with Social Care colleagues employed by the Local Authority, who will be employed under different terms and conditions of employment Ensure that a safe working environment and safe working practices are maintained at all times Practice in accordance with the infection control standard specified in the Trust policies Manage risk within their sphere of responsibility Take reasonable care of their own safety and the safety of others who may be affected by acts or omissions Professional responsibilities for the promotion of health, by providing up to date and relevant best practice advice, in supporting their patients/clients to live a healthy life Act in such a way that at all times safeguards the health and well being of children and vulnerable adults Comply with national legislation and local policy in respect of confidentiality and data protection Act at all times in accordance with the relevant professional Codes of Conduct and Accountability (including, where applicable, those for Board Members) Requirements of the Care Coordinator: Degree or equivalent within Mental Health Nursing (RMN trained) NMC registration and a valid live pin Be aware of the range of health promotion information and local polices that support the promotion of health and the prevention of ill health eg. food and nutrition, stress management etc Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel: Free DBS and compliance service Daily payroll Access to exclusive roles that aren't available with other agencies Your own dedicated consultant with extensive mental health nursing knowledge Refer a Friend bonus - get £250 for each candidate you refer who we successfully place Find your own job bonus - Receive £250 for bringing your own position to us Clinical governance support In house payroll system Revalidation Industry leading shift booking system Nationwide coverage including the Channel islands Contact: This Care Coordinator job is advertised by Andrew Cleeve; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.