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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/08/2020.

Care Co-ordinator - RMN

Job Reference: 267-OM2549652

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Adult Mental Health Services
Manzil Resource Centre, Oxford
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum / pro rata

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.

The Central Oxford Older Adult Community Mental Health Team is looking for enthusiastic and a highly motivated Mental Health Nurse to join our team. Being awarded Placement of the year in 2018 for 2 categories namely, Adult and Mental Health Nursing and for Social Work, we continue to work to improve our service and provide excellent care to our patients and their families.

Our team covers the geographical area of Oxford City and NE Oxfordshire (Kidlington and Bicester).

Working as part of our multi-disciplinary team you will be expected to offer assessments and manage a caseload as well as deliver evidence-based interventions to our patient group of older adults with moderate to severe mental health needs. In return you will receive supportive supervision and caseload management to enable you to develop as a clinician and further your career in mental health.

For newly qualified staff we offer a structured preceptorship programme to support your development through your first year of clinical work.

You will need to be organized, flexible and committed to delivering the highest possible care to our client group. Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as good lT skills are essential. Ideally you will have experience of working in older adult mental health services and understand the challenges that working with this client group brings. However, if you have transferrable skills and are motivated to learn about our client group we would encourage you to apply.

We are a friendly, supportive and proactive team where you will receive regular supervision as well as plenty of opportunity to develop your skills. There is a culture of high standards of care and any successful applicant will need to be committed to maintaining this. The team works closely with a wide range of internal and external partner’s including GPs, district nursing, therapy services, ambulatory care, and physical and mental health inpatient providers.

The team’s primary base is at Manzil Resource Centre, Manzil Way with additional office spaces at the Warneford Hospital. Core working hours are Monday-Friday 09:00h-17:00h. Out-of-hours support services are managed via a team rota. Subject to experience, staff will be expected to work on this rota which includes occasional 09:00h-17:00h shifts at weekends and evening shifts in the week between 17:00h-20:00h.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameDaniel MercierTelephone number01865 904010

  • New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.

  • Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.

  • Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3-5 years of employment or study. Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.

  • Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.

  • We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.

  • Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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