Trust: Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust (MPFT)
Location: Hall Court, Telford
The BeeU Crisis Home Treatment Team are looking for a Band 6 Mental Health Practitioner to support their team.
- Band 6 CYP Crisis Mental Health Practitioner
- Full time - 5 days a week.
- Hours:37.5, 24/7 rota.
- Start ASAP for 12 weeks.
- Face to face and office working.
- Base - Hall Court, Telford.
Assessing a mental health crisis and delivering safe and effective home treatment for young people in accordance with their care plan and risk assessment. Assessing young people who present to our local acute trust, facilitate a holistic assessment along with robust safe discharging plan and risk management.
INTERNAL: To communicate confidently and efficiently and to work collaboratively with clinicians and others to deliver high quality needs- led service based on national and local guidance. Actively engages with, listens to and seeks views of MDT members.
To work collaboratively with Manager, Operational leads, Administrators , and maintains support services i.e. Facilities and Estates and HR, other teams and individuals across the Trust
EXTERNAL: Actively engages with patients/carers and key stakeholders to influence, enhance and improve the patients' experience. This includes the Local authority, schools, colleges, other healthcare providers, statutory bodies, voluntary sector, non-healthcare workers building relationships across professional and organisational boundaries, breaking down barriers and enhancing the patient journey.
Band 6 practitioner have a crucial role in assessing mental health crisis in children and young people referred to the service and supporting the delivery of safe and effective home treatment for an identified group and in accordance with that persons' wellbeing and recovery action plan. The main purpose of the role is to provide mental health assessment, risk assessment and treatment, with the primary focus of the work being the high quality assessment and treatment of patients presenting with a mental health issue within a physical healthcare setting, may have physical health conditions impacting upon their mental health.
The post holder will work directly with children and young people with mental health needs and their families, carrying out assessments (including risk management) and effective treatment and/or interventions, with the aim of helping children and young people participate in normal family and community activities and to facilitate positive outcomes of care in relation to young people's mental health needs.
The post holder will participate in the delivery of the agreed aims and objectives of the service and identify factors which may inhibit these from being achieved. They will assist in the delivery of a high standard of nursing care to service users referred to the team. They will implement agreed systems for the monitoring of effectiveness of care. They will participate in the education and management of junior staff.
They will also be expected to work flexibly working across pathways, dependent on skill and service need and be available to external professionals and carers to offer advice, signposting and guidance (especially in relation to urgency and risk) associated with children and young people's mental health and emotional wellbeing.