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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/12/2019.

Care Coordinator- Treatment Function

Job Reference: 267-OM2129980

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Adults Mental Health
Wallingford Community Hospital, Oxfordshire
£30,401 to £37,267 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 South Oxfordshire Adult Mental Health Team (AMHT) is a combined Crisis, Assertive Outreach and Community Mental Health Team providing intensive and seamless assessment, care and treatment for people with a wide range of mental health difficulties across South Oxfordshire.

The Team are positive and creative, giving all staff the opportunity to develop autonomy alongside support and supervision. We are keen for all staff to be offered training to develop their skills, knowledge and confidence and participate in research if interested. The team is highly supportive and committed to delivering a high quality patient and carer journey; where the caseload can be demanding, diverse, frequently complex yet rewarding.

We had a recent successful Away Day where the staff developed their Mission Statement for the AMHT which showed their enthusiasm, passion and enjoyment of the excellent care that the Team provides to patients, their families and carers.

Applicants need to have experience of working in adult mental health services and understand the challenges that this care group can bring. The AMHT is based at The Wallingford Community Hospital with satellite bases in Thame, Didcot and Abingdon.

We would welcome applications from newly qualified Mental Health Nurses and Occupational Therapists interested in working in Community Mental Health starting at Band 5. Please apply via this advert and express an interest in a Band 5 development post.

Our AMHTs provide an assessment and treatment function. The successful candidate will be with the Treatment function which operates mainly Monday to Friday 9-5 with weekends every 6-8 weeks. Both Part time and Full Time positions will be considered.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Julie Belfield, Team Manager or Melissa Porter, Team Manager on 01865 904191.

  • 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.

UK Registration

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

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