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Care Coordinator, Band 6

Band 6

Main area
Community Mental Health Team
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Glanville House
£28,050 - £36,644 per annum
23/01/2019 23:59
Interview date

Are you an experienced mental health professional with a can-do attitude and a desire to work in the community?

If so, Bridgwater Community Mental Health Team would like to invite you to apply for the role of band 6 Care Coordinator.

We are looking for someone with extensive clinical experience who is able to demonstrate excellent assessment skills, formulate risk management plans and work positively with risk, whilst managing a complex caseload.

Above all, you will be passionate about improving the lives of people who are living in the community with serious and enduring mental health difficulties.

The role involves managing a defined caseload with a focus on working with individuals and their significant others who experience a complex range of needs and difficulties. Acting as a key member of the multidisciplinary team, you’ll provide assessment, psychosocial, evidence-based interventions using a collaborative, and recovery approach and will be skilled at positive risk management. You’ll also take part in depot, clozapine and well-being clinics.

Your communication skills will become essential as you liaise with a wide range of agencies to achieve the best outcomes for your patients.

Although the role will involve lone working in the community, your teamwork skills will mean you are able to work collaboratively with your colleagues to maintain a high quality and comprehensive mental health service.

In return, you will work with a team of other friendly and mental health professionals and will receive excellent supervision, support and training.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Carrie Brandom or Tom Clifford, Team Managers on 01278 720220

If you have problems applying, contact

07771 978175