Early Intervention Care Co-ordinator
Black Country Job Support
5d ago

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health, learning disability, and community healthcare services for the population of the Black Country.

Across the whole of the region we provide :

  • Adult and older adult mental health services
  • Specialist learning disability services
  • Mental health services for children and young people
  • Community healthcare services for children, young people and families is Dudley
  • Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was formed on 1 April 2020, after NHS England and NHS Improvement approved the merger of Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust.

    Combining resources, strategies and talented workforce enables us to deliver a wider variety of outstanding services that are based on best practice and are continually improving.

    We currently employ over 3,000 members of staff and just like the population we serve, we are made up of diverse cultures and backgrounds.

    Whatever your role, working in a NHS Foundation Trust, like ours, is a demanding and extremely rewarding experience. Knowing that every day you can help to make a positive difference to someone’s life is a very powerful feeling.

    We know that our Trust runs on this desire to help and support people, and our Trust vision expresses this. Our vision is to improve health and wellbeing for everyone, especially our colleagues to achieve the best possible work / life balance.

    We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it.

    To find more about our staff benefits, please visit our website : blackcountryhealthcare.nhs.uk.

    For further supporting information to apply for this role please see documents attached under Additional documents’.

    Job overview

    To have ongoing responsibility for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the care needs of Early Intervention in Psychosis service users.

    Main duties of the job

  • To engage people who are experiencing a first episode of psychosis / at risk mental state in a sensitive and non-stigmatising way, taking full account of their need to stay connected with the ordinary activities of their lives.
  • To work with, promote and develop appropriate models of community care i.e. psychosocial, social inclusion, family interventions, solution focussed and health assessments.
  • To lead on the delivery of care that is client focussed and culturally competent.
  • To support the team in achieving the Referral to Treatment Standard and NCAP audit Targets.
  • To work in a client focussed way in a variety of non-traditional settings.
  • To contribute to the assessment of care needs, development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care in the context of the care programme approach.
  • To provide supervision and leadership to junior members of staff to ensure delivery of programmes of care for patients on their caseload.
  • Working for our organisation

    Employees, workers, and / or contractors will be expected to uphold the values of the Trust and exhibit the expected Trust behaviours aligned to the Trust’s values.

    Individuals have a responsibility to ensure that they display the Trust values and behaviours in carrying out their job and that individuals feel able to challenge (or raise a challenge) when other colleagues’ behaviours breach the spirit of Trust values.

    Essential criteria

  • knowledge of EIP
  • Experience of family work
  • Knowledge of Recovery model
  • experience of mdt working
  • knowledge of CAMHS
  • BFT trained
  • experience of eicommunity work
  • Please Note that Internal at Risk Employees will be given preference for this position

    We reserve the right to bring the closing date forward for this vacancy at any time should we receive an overwhelming response of applications.

    We therefore encourage applicants to apply early if you wish to be considered for this post.

    If you do not hear from the recruitment 4 weeks within the advertised closing date please assume that you have been unsuccessful at the shortlisting stage.

    Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis for any recruitment updates regarding this vacancy. If you are not successful at the shortlisting stage and would like feedback, please contact the Recruitment Team directly for feedback.

    Successful applicants for clinical posts up to and including Band 4 are expected to hold the national Care Certificate qualification and will be supported to attain this once in post.

    The Trust is committed to equal opportunities, providing opportunities for flexible working and is a non-smoking organisation.

    Due to the nature of the work some posts may be subject to a Standard Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, through the Disclosure and Barring Service as stipulated under part V of the Police Act 1997.

    Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your

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