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Care Co-ordinator

Job Reference: 457-20-098-QN

Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust
MH Recovery North
£31,365 to £37,890 pa

About us

We are a Health & Social Care NHS Foundation Trust providing a range of diverse services including: generic & specialist mental health care; services for people with learning disability; drug & alcohol services; Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT); GP Primary Care services; dementia care services; and community based services for those with long term neurological conditions. We promote emotional health and well being through the provision of accessible high quality modern services designed around the needs of our local population. Our culture is founded upon effective partnership working and close working relationships with staff, service users and their families/carers. We strive to deliver consistently high quality care through our high performing, dedicated & skilful workforce which you could now become a part of. Our values are fundamental to ensuring people are at the heart of everything we do, our values are Respect, Compassion, Partnership. Accountability, Fairness and Ambition.

Schedule and Planned Care Network
North Recovery Service

Band 6: Care Coordinator fixed term for 12 months
Band 6: Community Mental Health Nurse/Care Coordinator (Male)
Band 5 Community Mental Health Nurse/Care Coordinator (Male)
Salary: Band 6 - £26,565 - £35,557 pa dependent on experience
Band 5 - £22,128 - £28,746 pa dependent on experience

Location:Northlands Community Health Centre
Hours: 37.5
Post Ref: 457-20-098-QN
A number of exciting opportunities have arisen in the North Recovery Team
We are seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic and motivated individual to work as Care Coordinator within the North Recovery Service for a 12 month fixed time contract. We are looking for an experienced clinician who can effectively undertake the role of Care Co-coordinator and who can lead and support specific areas of service development. You will need a relevant qualification such as mental health nurse, social work or OT, with experience of working in a multi-disciplinary mental health setting.
Due to staffing ratios and the demand on service, the team are looking to recruit a band 5 Male Community Mental Health Nurse, to work with a predominantly male caseload providing care co-ordination and a range of clinical and medicine management interventions. This will be within the context of the Caseload Management Team that provides a service to a range of service users with a lower level of health and social care need. We are also seeking a Band 6 Male Community Mental Health Nurse, whom will work with a predominantly male caseload providing care co-ordination and a range of clinical and medicine management interventions.
SHSC is an equal opportunity employer which has been considered and deemed exempt under The Equality Act 2010 due to a genuine occupational requirement for male nurses to support the care of our male service users in the community. It has been identified that this group of service users will require administration of depot medication and specific risk management issues where a female nurse would not be appropriate.
Skills in assessing, planning, evaluating and managing care within the Care Programme Approach are essential as is a working knowledge of social care management. You will need to possess excellent communication skills and be able to work independently and as part of the wider team. You should have a positive approach to meeting the needs of our service users and be able to demonstrate continued professional development.
The successful individuals will also be expected to work as part of the duty rota which operates within the general working hours of 09:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday.
The Service provides ongoing care, support and treatment for individuals with complex mental health needs. We have a strong emphasis on multi-disciplinary team work in a service that consists of Community Mental Health Nurses, Social Workers, Support Workers, Occupational Therapists, Psychiatrists, Psychologists and Social Care Development Workers

Our values are fundamental to ensuring people are at the heart of everything we do, our values are:

  • Respect: We listen to other, valuing their views and contributions
  • Compassion: We show empathy and kindness to others so they feel supported, understood and safe
  • Partnership: We engage with others on the basis of equality and collaboration
  • Accountability: We are open and transparent, acting with honesty and integrity, accepting responsibility for outcomes
  • Fairness: We ensure equal access to opportunity, support and services
  • Ambition: We are committed to making a difference and helping to fulfil aspirations and hopes of our service users.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children and as part of our safe recruitment practice the successful applicant(s) will be subject to a check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) if it is deemed appropriate for the role. The cost of the DBS check (currently up to £48.23) must be met by the successful applicant(s).

SHSC is a Level 2 'Disability Confident' employer, this means that if you have a Disability you are guaranteed an interview if you meet ALL of the essential criteria for this post. Please make sure that when you apply for this post you make it clear how you meet the criteria for the post and also complete the monitoring section of the application where there is a box to tick to indicate that you wish to be included in the guaranteed interview scheme.

The Trust values the diversity of all staff and is committed to equality. We positively encourage applications from all sections of the community regardless of age, gender, racial origin, religion or belief, sexual orientation or disability including people who have experienced mental ill health. We actively welcome applications from people who have used our services.

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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