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Crisis Resolution Home Treatment (CRHT) senior Practitioner

NHS AfC: Band 6

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Crisis Resolution Home Treatment (CRHT) senior Practitioner
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
306-ENF030-GR
Site
Chase Farm Hospital
Town
Enfield
Salary
£37,152 - £43,994 inclusive of Outer London HCAS rate
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
Today at 23:59
Interview date
14/12/2021
Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust (BEH) provides healthcare services locally, regionally and nationally. We serve a population of 1.2 million, employ more than 3,300 staff, and operate from over 20 main sites in the community. As a multiple award winning Trust we provide mental health services for young people, adults and older people, and have a full range of child and adult community health services in Enfield. Our North London Forensic Service treats and cares for people in the criminal justice system who have mental health conditions. We also provide one of the largest eating disorders services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services, and mental health liaison services at Barnet Hospital and the North Middlesex University Hospital.

Job overview

Are you interested in working for an exciting proactive team? Barnet Enfield and Haringey Crisis Team is looking for 2 full-time band 6, nurse practitioner to work within the teams.

This is a diverse and challenging role that requires the development of specialist skills to deliver recovery focused interventions to adults in a mental health crisis. Our focus is to support service users to remain in their own home in order to aid their recovery during the crisis episode.

You will be a qualified Mental Health Nurse, and will have worked in a multi-disciplinary team. You will need to have significant post qualification experience in mental health and preferably within crisis services.

Main duties of the job

The post requires practitioners to be confident assessors who can make clear decisions about risk management, care planning and the appropriateness of home treatment team interventions. Effective gatekeeping assessment and the identification and delivery of the best treatment packages for people presenting to services in crisis will also be key.

We are at the forefront of our field and we are dedicated to providing the highest quality of care to our patients and carers.

Are you passionate about the care and treatment of your clients? Do you want to make a lasting difference and be part of somebody’s journey to improve their mental health? If so, Enfield Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team are looking for you!

•A driven and dynamic mental health Nurse?

•An experienced RMN?

•Wanting to make a difference in someone’s life?

•Ready for a new challenge?

If you’ve answered yes to the above, then we WANT to talk to you!

Working for our organisation

BEHMHT is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health (MH) and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million. In Enfield, we provide a full range of child and adult community health services, which over the last few years has been integrating with its mental health services to provide better and more holistic care.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please kindly refer to the job description and person specification that is attached to the vacancy profile.

Person specification

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential criteria
  • Registered with NMC as RMN, or Dip SW, or registered with HPC
  • Mentorship qualification or equivalent
  • Evidence of post registration training

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Essential criteria
  • At least 2 years post-registration experience at band 5 level.
  • Experience of acute inpatients and/or community areas, working with people going through a mental health crisis.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development.

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

Essential criteria
  • Organisational skills
  • Able to communicate effectively within a multi-professional team.
  • Decision making skills
Desirable criteria
  • Specific clinical skills applicable in an acute community setting e.g. brief therapy, cognitive therapy, and anxiety management
  • Leadership Skills

OTHER REQUIRMENTS

Essential criteria
  • Ability to work flexibly according to client/service needs.
  • Service user/carer centred approach
  • Receptive to changing environments and an ability to promote positive approaches to implementing changes according to service and service user need.
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Runa Bhoobun
Job title
Enfield CRHTT Manager
Email address
runa.bhoobun1@nhs.net
Telephone number
0208 702 3335
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