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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 07/10/2021.

Mental Health Practitioner Band 5/6

Job Reference: 816-800

Employer:
NAViGO CiC Ltd
Department:
816 OLDER PEOPLE MEMORY SERVICE - Panacea PCN
Location:
Grimsby
Salary:
£32,306 to £39,027 pa

NAViGO Health and Social Care CIC provide health and social care services to a population of 158,000. We are a progressive and ambitious organisation that aims to support those living with a mental health illness, their carers and families in the simplest and most effective ways. We are different because we know working with the same methods doesn’t work forever; and we will continue to challenge the way we do things to create the best services that are centred on the people who use them.

Working together across Humber, Coast and Vale

 

Why should you work for us?

  • CQC overall rating GOOD 2018 – with two services rated Outstanding
  • We are the 25th Best Not-for-Profit Organisation to Work For in The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Not-for-profit UK Companies to work for 2019 - our fifth straight year in the top 100
  • Winners of The Sunday Times Wellbeing Award for commitment to employee health and welfare 2019
  • We are one of the top 75 best organisations to work for in Yorkshire and Humber region 2019
  • Outstanding national NHS Staff Survey 2018
  • Crisis Home Treatment service for older people accredited by the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ 2018
  • Awarded for ‘Excellence in DBT’ from the Association for Psychological Therapies 2018
  • 'Highly Commended' organisation in the James Legal Solicitors Inspiring Business 2019 Awards
  • NAViGO Simply You team crowned Heart Awards Business in Community winners 2018
  • Performance Team ‘highly commended’ in the best use of data category - Health Tech Awards 2018
  • Mental Health category winner - Medipex Awards 2018
  • Mental health services in North East Lincolnshire have been rated as amongst the best in the country by the people who use them

 

We really are different; we’ve purchased a garden centre and a caravan. Why? We’re growing and improving our services year on year; which means we also have to work hard at finding new ways to make our service sustainable. This social enterprise is about working together with local people to create services that are owned by the community, supported by it and loyal to it. It’s challenging, it’s exciting and we want like-minded people to join us. If you think that’s you, take a look at the job specification

 

MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER

37.5 hours/week

*Registered Mental Health Nurse/ Qualified Social Worker *

Within Older People’s Mental Health Services there is a vacancy for a Mental Health Practitioner (RNMH, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist) within Older Peoples Community Mental Health and Memory Service. This would be an opportunity to work within a memory service that has twice been awarded the “excellent” status through accreditation with the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

The post holder, based within CMHMS, will act as care coordinator within the CPA process for service users with complex behavioural and psychological symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s disease/mixed pathology dementia or otherwise suitable for treatment with ACI and other memory enhancement medication.

The post holder will be expected to work flexibly and creatively and will provide assessment, care planning and on-going interventions to older people in conjunction with other services. The post holder will have current and relevant experience of working within a Mental Health setting for older people and will have knowledge of relapse and risk management prevention and have the ability to manage change and work within a changing environment. Senior practitioners within the service will provide supervision and role development will be actively encouraged.

The post holder will be committed to the principles of person centred care and be able to teach and role model to others. They will be imaginative and broad in their outlook to care provision. They must be able to work upon their own initiative, whilst being committed to the principles and practice of effective team working.

A full driving license is required as is access to a vehicle for works purpose.

For further information please contact: Penny Lane– Telephone 01472 808500.

 

 

All positions are subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and medical clearance. Evidence of valid professional registration and appropriate DBS clearances will also be required where relevant. All posts will also be subject to successful completion of a 12 week probationary period.

 

Please note that all new employees joining NAViGO will be able to contribute to the NHS pension.

 

This post is classed as exempted for the purposes of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, even those convictions that are classed as spent must be declared on your application.

 

We will ensure that all applicants are contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date.

 

Navigo will keep details of unsuccessful applicants on file for a period of 6 months. Where further positions arise which we believe may be suitable we may contact those applicants with information and to advise of the further vacancy, should they wish to apply. Application at this subsequent stage/position would be voluntary and via open competition. Applicants may opt out of this by informing the recruitment team via NHS Jobs if they do not wish for details to be retained for this purpose.

 

 

 

 




Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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