Specialist MAS Practitioner Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust job in Preston Borough at Lancashire Care Foundation Trust

Specialist MAS Practitioner Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

Company: Lancashire Care Foundation Trust

Location: Preston UK

Date Posted:Apr 19, 2018

Specialist Memory Assessment Service PractitionerWe are looking to recruit a Band 6 Specialist Memory Assessment Service Practitioners across the Fylde Coast Memory Assessment Service. Successful candidates would be expected currently to work across 3 bases which are in Fleetwood, Lytham and Central Blackpool and would include travelling between as well as covering the Fylde Coast when visiting service users / carer’s etc.This is an exciting opportunity and the successful candidates will be part of an evolving service that has the needs of the older adult population at its heart; and who are enthusiastic to come and join a forward thinking, dynamic and constantly developing team.The post holder must have proven clinical skills along with excellent communication skills, good knowledge and understanding of dementia and the needs of individuals diagnosed with this condition. For this position it is essential that you have post qualification experience and be able to demonstrate a high degree of clinical skills and knowledge. Please see the job description and person specification for more details of essential and desirable skills.The team offers high quality assessment and diagnosis both in a community and clinic setting, intervention and treatment alongside networking with other agencies to promote well-being and support for individuals and their carer’s and families during the process.You will be aware of current guidance around service delivery in older adult mental health services and be able to evidence sound knowledge of this.The MAS team is a training area for many different professions and you will be expected to provide support or mentorship as appropriate to students on placement in the team. You will also provide supervision and guidance to junior members of staff and provide leadership for the team as a senior member of staff.The team is multi-disciplinary and works closely with other mental health service providers as well as primary care and other agencies. The successful candidate will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team which operates within the hours of 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday.Please note as essential for this post a requirement for an Enhanced DBS clearance and Mental Health Nurse Registration.If you are not invited to interview within 3 weeks of the closing date, then please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful, as it is not possible to contact all unsuccessful candidates.. It is important that applicants log in to the website and check their NHS Jobs account on a regular basis to read and respond to any emails they may have received. If you do not have regular access to email/internet please advise the team of suitable contact details.All posts are subject to the nationally agreed Agenda for Change terms and conditions.  This advert closes on Monday 30 Apr 2018 View full job description
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