Specialist Practitioner – Mental Health/Forensic
Domus Recruitment Ltd
England
2d ago

Job Description

Specialist Practitioner Mental Health / Forensic

A really exciting opportunity has opened up for a specialist practitioner to join a national team delivering support and to empower staff to work in creative, person centred ways to enable the people they support to have maximum control in their lives.

Through case load management both of new and existing people the post holder will; provide practical support and advice to staff teams who support people with Learning Disability / Autism and / or behaviours of concern.

In order to effectively support operational services, the post holder may have a degree level / and or qualification in a health or social care field and / or significant relevant experience.

Specialist Practitioner The successful candidate will be an effective team player and have :

  • Understanding of working with people with Learning Disability / Autism, Mental health and complex needs.
  • Experience / understanding of working in forensic settings and with individuals with a forensic history.
  • Understanding of supporting people with mental health needs.
  • Complete Assessments and provide data to inform support plans.
  • Able to lead effective de briefing.
  • Adaptable responsive to an ever-changing environment.
  • Experience coaching / mentoring teams.
  • Experience creating and delivering training.
  • Able to write detailed risk assessments and reports.
  • Confident to attend meetings with other professionals / MDT and actively contribute to discussion.
  • Able to work autonomously and manage a varying caseload of work, prioritising and managing own time.
  • Specialist Practitioner Required experience & qualifications :

  • Qualified degree level / or qualification in a health or social care field and / or significant relevant experience.
  • Experience of working in forensic settings and with individuals with a forensic history.
  • Experience of providing clinical supervision.
  • Experience of working in partnership as part of an MDT.
  • Good working knowledge of legal frameworks e.g. MHA 1983, MCA 2005.
  • Car driver.
  • Ability to travel to services nationally on a regular basis.
  • Some away overnight travel.
  • As needed to visit services in the evening or at weekends.
  • Developing and delivering CPD / training opportunities to teams.
  • Sal : £24-£28.5K

    If you are interested in this vacancy please send your CV to Jen.henry domusrecruitment.com and I will give you a call. Alternatively, you can call me on 01628 630104 for more information.

    REFERRAL SCHEME :

    We will reward you with £200 if you recommend a new candidate to us who is not already registered and we secure them a role for a minimum of 1 month.

    If you know anyone who is looking for work at the moment then please get in touch!

    Key Words : PBS, Mental Health, Forensic, BILD, Applied Behavioural Analysis, Positive Behavioural Support, Specialist Practitioner, National

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