Band 6 Children and Families Mental Health Practitioners - Tameside

Posted 10 August 2021
Salary£24 per hour
Job type Temporary
DisciplineNursing Jobs, Registered mental health nurse

Job description

Maxxima’s nursing team is currently recruiting for Band 6 Mental Health Practitioner to fill a full-time role in the Children and Young People’s Team based in Pennine Care NHS Trust. The ideal candidate will have excellent knowledge of working with Mental Health Services.
We are looking for a Band 6 Mental Health Practitioner to work for at least 3 months at Tameside & Glossop Healthy Young Minds
This role will be full time, 30 hours per week
The pay rate for this Band 6 Mental Health Practitioner to role is up to £24 (umbrella rate) and is due to start as soon as possible.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • To ensure high quality Healthy Young Minds assessment of children and families
              referred to the Tier 3 service.
  • To provide or provide access to a range of quality psychotherapeutic interventions in accordance with individual assessed need. This will include the assessment planning implementation and evaluation of a variety of therapeutic approaches either alone or as a member of the MDT.
  • To deliver therapeutic input to children and young people referred to the team.
  • Work as a co-therapist where appropriate with other members of the MDT.
  • To be responsible for and manage a defined caseload and undertake case management responsibilities within the caseload.
  • To identify and develop strategies to manage risk to the child and others in line
               with Pennine care and Healthy Young Minds
               procedures and protocols.
  • To liaise closely with a wide range of agencies regarding individual care packages and to promote awareness of child and adolescent mental health issues within these agencies.
  • Undertake liaison and joint work with other professionals outside of the MDT
  • Ensure collection of relevant information required by Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
  • To routinely monitor effectiveness of clinical work by use of Routine Outcome Measures (ROM) and where outcomes are not improving for children and families to engage in clinical review via peer review meetings and supervision.
  • To take part in the Healthy Young Minds emergency duty rota in order to provide
              urgent mental health assessment of children
              including those admitted following
              self-harm and in line with Pennine care
              protocols to both advise other
              professionals regarding risk and work with
              them to develop a plan of care for the
  • To attend team, clinical, business and other meetings as required.
  • To manage own workload and time effectively.
  • To undertake accurate record keeping.
  • To provide and enter data for local information management systems.
  • To receive regular clinical and management supervision
  • To undertake any other reasonable duty, which is appropriate to the band, when
  • requested by Senior Staff.
  • To be familiar with and comply with all Trust and departmental policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines.
  • To be aware of and work towards the Trusts strategic goals.

If you are interested in this Band 6 Mental Health Practitioner role, please apply by clicking the apply button. Or if you would like more details about this role, contact the Nursing team today, we always have time to take your call.
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