Senior Practitioner Adult Mental Health job in Glasgow at NHS Jobs

Senior Practitioner Adult Mental Health

Company: NHS Jobs

Location: Oldham Council, Maple House, Southlink Business UK

Date Posted:May 12, 2018

Oldham CaresMental Health ServicesSenior Practitioner Adult Mental Health Ref: G9/OL-15366Contract Type: Permanent, Salary: £37,306- £41,025 p.a.Hours: per week 36.66Based: Forest House, Royal Oldham Hospital, Rochdale RoadClosing date: 27th May 2018Shortlisting &Interview Dates: TBCThe Oldham Health and Social Care economy has signed up to a new and ambitious vision for care which looks to ‘see the greatest and fastest possible improvement in the health and wellbeing of the Borough’s residents by 2020’.The vision will be achieved through delivery of a health and social care system that is built upon sustainable financial and person-focussed models, with integration at the heart of health and social care service delivery.To support the vision we have brought together all the partners from Adult Social Care, Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust, MioCare, primary care and the Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group to create a new organisation – Oldham Cares.Oldham Cares is the new way health and social care services will be delivered. It brings together social, health and voluntary organisations to share knowledge, resources and skills to deliver a better health and social care experience for our residents.At Oldham Cares we are focussed on achieving positive outcomes for people with health and social care needs including:Supporting people to be more in control of their livesHaving a health and social care system that is geared towards wellbeing and the prevention of ill healthProviding access to health services at home and in the communityProviding social care that works with health and voluntary services to support people to look after themselves and each otherThese are exciting times as we design an integrated approach that is seamless and mapped around people. If you are looking for a new challenge, are motivated, person-focussed and passionate about shaping the future of health and social care services, Oldham Cares is the organisation for you. We want your career in Oldham to be a lasting one so we will support you in your career development and ensure you are engaged in opportunities to further enhance your personal development aspirations.To support this new way of working we have made investment in our workforce across leadership, front-line and support services and a number of opportunities are now available.Role overviewWorking as a senior practitioner supporting the practice of the integrated Community Mental Health Teams Adults. Undertaking supervision, safeguarding, complex case and commissioning practices. Practicing as an Approved Mental Health Professional or able to train. Undertaking assessments and reviews in line with The Care Act 2014 and in conjunction with the requirements of the Care Programme Approach.Key responsibilities Undertake assessments of need in line with Care Act, Mental Capacity Act, Care Programme Approach and Mental Health Act where applicable.Arrange effective support and review packages of care.Acting as Safeguarding Manager and where appropriate undertake Safeguarding Enquiries in line with Multi-agency policies and procedures,To identify risks and formulate effective management plans.Undertake MHA assessments as an Approved Mental Health Professional if qualified to do so, or ability to undertake training and practice in this role.Undertake professional supervision including supporting newly qualified social workers.Key RequirementsTo succeed in this role you will need as a minimum:Substantial experience of working as a social worker in a multi-disciplinary Team with adults with mental health needs.Experience of supervising others.Experience of assessing and developing effective support plans.A strong knowledge base of legislation relating to this service area – Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act, The Care Act etc.Ability to practice as an Approved Mental Health Professional or ready to undertake training for this role.The post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the DBS previously known as CRBAbout UsOldham is committed to developing a Co-operative future; one where citizens, partners and staff work together to improve the borough. Anyone joining the council is coming into an ambitious organisation with big plans. We are working hard to build a brighter future for our borough and we need people from a wide range of backgrounds to continue delivering the best for our communities.The Council has a clear set of Values and Behaviours, our Values outline how we do business and we share these borough wide with our residents, partners and businesses. Internally we have translated these values into five cooperative behaviours which outline the priority areas of focus for all staff at all levels. You can view the Values and Behaviours on our Greater. Jobs pages link to the blog with the V&BsTo find out more about who we are, what we do and why you should join us please visit our dedicated careers pages where you will also find useful guidance on how best to complete the application form. View full job description
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