If you are a friendly, compassionate and empathetic individual, who would like to work with vulnerable and chaotic individuals in a recovery focused model, then you may well be extremely suited to working in our Primary Care Mental Health Team
We have an opportunity for someone to join the Primary Care Mental Health Team at HMP Eastwood Park which is made up of Non Medical Prescribers , a Primary Care Mental Health Practitioner and a Social Prescriber. Your main responsibility will be completing triage assessments, supporting women in managing primary care mental health needs and working closely with other disciplines in a trauma informed environment.
This service will be based within HMP Eastwood Park. The Team were recently commended in a HMIP/ CQC visit. Despite its country location, and tranquil atmosphere, Eastwood Park is in close proximity to the cities of Bath, Bristol, and Gloucester.
The Primary Care Mental Health Team work alongside colleagues from Crisis Team, Therapies, Dual Diagnosis Practitioner, Admin, Neurodevelopmental Practitioner, Psychiatrists and Students. We also work very closely with non health colleagues and physical health professionals.
To provide supportive interventions to both individual and groups under the direction and supervision of the MH Team Manager and Band 7 NMP
To plan, organise and teach psycho-educational groups covering a wide range of psychological knowledge and skills.
Always under the overarching framework of CPA, the post holder will be contribute to the on-going assessment, planning delivery and review of activities and interventions against identified health, social care and wellbeing needs, acting as care/ for a defined group of service users.
The role will also require undertaking and delivering specific health or social care assessments and interventions, according to care clusters, including identified service users on other caseloads. This maybe either on a one to one basis, or as part of a group activity.
We are keen to work with staff interests not only to enhance our services but to support and invest in our staff to provide job fulfilment.
We are committed to offering training and development in therapeutic intervention and management skills and are dedicated to encourage and support staff to specialise in areas of specific interest within mental health
We are AWP (Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust) a diverse organisation with over 5,000 dedicated staff providing inpatient and community-based mental health care. We provide services from a range of locations to approximately 1.8 million people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon, across the county of Wiltshire and in parts of Dorset. Our outstanding people promote mental health and wellbeing. The expertise and resources within AWP are dedicated to a person-centred approach for those who use our services and for all employees. We recognise that happy and fulfilled employees give better care.
To contribute to the full range of activities required to deliver on-going comprehensive mental health assessment for service users with severe and enduring mental health needs living in the community and in a range of settings.
To contribute to planning, delivering and reviewing treatment programmes using appropriate frameworks in line with evidence–based practice, including strategies to manage risk for service users with primary care mental health needs and carers, bringing in other resources as required.
To act as keyworker for identified service users, also providing defined interventions to individuals on other workers caseloads.
To contribute to the planning, delivery and evaluation of defined, therapeutic interventions as identified, in line with personal recovery plans, including to service users who maybe on other caseloads
Staff are offered a wide range of in-house prison and health training opportunities as well as access to a variety of academic course affiliated with the University West England via the AWP learning and development department, some of which lead to professional qualifications in Nursing and other allied health care roles. Not to mention the longer term pension and leave benefits of working in the NHS.
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.
Debbie Jones Band 7 Non Medical Prescriber email@example.com
Tel no 01454 382325