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At Risk Mental State (ARMS) Transitions Senior Care Coordinators

Job Reference: 816-975

Early Interventions in Psychosis and Transitions Service
£32,306 to £39,027

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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


Early Interventions in Psychosis and Transitions Service – Early Interventions ARMS Transitions Senior Care Coordinators

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Complex ARMS Senior Care Coordinator. We provide a service to people of Northeast Lincolnshire between the ages of 16 and 35 who may have developed a First Episode of Psychosis (FEP) or be at risk of developing psychosis, At Risk Mental State (ARMS) or a predisposition to graduate to a FEP. The new Complex ARMS service will work with more complex presentations “(C) ARMS”. (C) ARMS Pathway will sit under the general management of EIP however will be a “stand alone service”.

As a part of the expansion of the EIP service, a new full time (ARMS Senior Care Coordinators) is to be recruited to effectively assess, coordinate and monitor potential (C) ARMS service users. You will be working very closely with young people’s services including (YMM) and (Compass Go) and other potential referral sources to enable early detection of young people with predisposed vulnerabilities, who may be at risk of graduating into Adult Mental Health Services. This is a prevention strategy due to an increasing number of complex transition cases such as Out of Area Placements, Frequent Attenders at A&E, Emerging Personality Disorders and Complex Presentations / Trauma.

You will need to engage (C) ARMS service users and due to the stigma of mental health difficulties may be difficult to engage. You will therefore need to have excellent interpersonal communication skills and a good working knowledge of Early Intervention in Psychosis philosophy of care. The Early Intervention in Psychosis and Transitions Service uses a normalising approach to reduce stigma and distress and promote acceptance, tolerance, and recovery. As part of this you will be proactive in community outreach with youth forums and activities for our service users. The use of low-level engagement strategies with ensure that no young person slips through net.

This is an exciting time to be joining the team within NAViGO as we are in the process of developing the service. The new post will support young people to have access to preventative strategies working close with YMM (CAMHS), Compass and other children services. The age group targeted will be between 16 – 25 and is a part of a new and exciting development working another local provider in NL and NEL.

If you are passionate about working with young people at the beginning of their journey in order to get people back on track and living their lives in a meaningful way, then this position is for you. We are seeking enthusiastic, highly motivated and passionate professionals to join our dedicated and effective team.

You will need a professional registration as a RNMH, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist to perform this role.





You will be expected to:

  • Act as a Care Coordinator under the Care Programme Approach and manage your caseload effectively
  • Attend regular Training, Managerial and Clinical Supervision
  • Develop skills in Family Interventions and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Attend Psycho-Social Interventions Training

The posts are Band 6 ARMS Senior Care Coordinators

In exchange for your dedication and commitment we Offer:-

  • Access to structured clinical and managerial supervision
  • The opportunity to work within an excellent, passionate and committed team
  • The opportunity to be part of a developing service structure
  • Excellent training packages, pay and additional benefits to working within NAViGO

For further information on this post please contact Andy Laughton on 01472 583 021 / 01472 806800 or email at

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.

NAViGO CIC takes its responsibility for the Safeguarding of Children & Adults at risk seriously. Every member of staff must comply with the NAViGO Safeguarding policies.






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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