Mental Health Practitioner
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Are you looking for a Mental Health Professional post with a difference? Why not bring your skills into Prison healthcare? Our Integrated Mental Health and Substance Misuse Service at HMP Dovegate is looking for an experienced Mental Health Professionals to join its friendly and professional team. The team is innovative, forward thinking team and committed to a Recovery focused approach that meets people's needs. The variety of the role will keep things fresh and stimulating and you will be part of a supportive team with effective management providing supervision and guidance. If you: o are a qualified RMN, Social Worker, or Occupational Therapist with a flexible approach and want to work in a team that encourages new ideas and feedback on how to improve the service; o share our values and are committed to providing high quality care and developing you own skills; o have confidence in dealing with a wide range of situations and other professionals to provide the best care to people within the prison; o are enthusiastic about working within an ever-changing prison environment; o would like to work within a fully multi-disciplinary team to provide varied and comprehensive interventions in-line with the stepped care model. Then we want to hear from you!
Main duties of the job
You will be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of evidenced based interventions, managing a caseload, practicing within the framework of the multi-disciplinary team and Care Programme Approach. You will provide a care coordinator role and communicate effectively with other professionals, internal and external to the Inclusion team and prison, to ensure through care support where appropriate. You will work with individuals from initial assessment through to discharge, which can include transferring care to other providers such as hospitals or CMHTs whilst working with a variety of agencies in the Offender Health Pathway. You will benefit from the experience and support of the team and that of its NHS employer. Inclusion (part of Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust) has prison substance misuse and mental health teams across the country and you will benefit from training and development opportunities as well as the support of an NHS employer experienced in providing prison healthcare.
Inclusion, created in 2002 is part of the Specialist Services Care Group of Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT). We provide caring and effective services across England, including, West Yorkshire, West Midlands, East Midlands, West Mercia, Thames Valley, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Thurrock, Essex. We support individuals, families and communities who are affected by addiction, crime, mental health or need treatment for their sexual health. We believe that the individuals and families who use our services should receive high quality, committed and inclusive care, realising all the benefits a modern NHS organisation can provide. We work with patients and our staff teams to achieve the best outcomes we can. We invest heavily in training and development, and the wellbeing of our people, both staff and service users is central to who we are. Here at MPFT, we are proud of the comprehensive wellbeing and lifestyle support offer available, in addition to in-house training and coaching support. Our services are robustly governed, evidence-based, inclusive, and designed and provided in conjunction with service users. We are committed to providing the best service we can, and if you share our values, we want you on our team! For more information about HMP Dovegate and our incentives offer please see attached information.
This vacancy is open to applications from a qualified RMN, RNLD, Occupational Therapist and Social Worker. Please refer to the relevant Job Description under theOther Publicly Accessible Documentssection for the main responsibilities.
Certificate of Sponsorship
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