Band 6 Care Coordinator - Rotherham

  • Job Reference: DHB6R
  • Date Posted: 23 November 2018
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: Yorkshire and the Humber
  • Salary: £23.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Nursing > Care co-ordinator, Nursing > Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Maxxima is currently seeking an experienced Band 6 Care Coordinator to fill a full time, 9-5 Monday to Friday, role based in Rotherham. The ideal candidate will have a significant understanding of Mental Health practices.

The starting pay rate for this locum role is £23 per hour (Umbrella Rate) and is 3 months initially with the possibility of extension to start ASAP.

The service triages and assesses all referrals to identify the most appropriate service to meet individual need when persons are experiencing mental health issues and complete a pre-determined number of allocated assessments per week with the outcome of signposting service users to the most relevant service. The team currently consists of Community Mental Health Nurses, Approved Mental Health Professionals, Consultant Psychiatrist and other associated medical staff.
Main Duties:
*To provide a clinical service that is service user focussed.
*To triage all mental health referrals to the SPA Team to determine the priority for service response and the appropriate clinical pathway.
*To carry out a health and social care assessments including comprehensive risk assessments of persons referred or self -referred to the service.
*To provide brief interventions to service users where required
*To recommend and refer, where treatment is indicated, to the most appropriate team/service utilising all available resources.
*To identify where appropriate treatment based interventions for all service users ensuring that best practice is implemented.
*Where appropriate to participate in Mental Health Act Assessments so that alternatives to formal hospital admission are considered.
*To respect the views of service users, carers, families and significant others, and work collaboratively with them when planning care and assisting them to meet their needs.

Requirements of the role:
All applicants must have an updated NMC Registration.
All applicants must have experince within the NHS.
All applicants must have experince working within the community.
All applicants must be a car driver.

Contact us:
If you are interested in this position please contact us now by clicking the apply button.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.

Reasonable adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting our nursing team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

About us:
Maxxima has been offering high quality, flexible staffing solutions to the health and social care sectors for over 15 years. We work with public and private health clients, local authorities and social care providers throughout the UK and overseas.
We're the kind of people who put ourselves in your shoes. We'll always go out of our way, putting you first and delivering on what we say. You'll know who's supporting you every step of the way and we'll always have time to take your call.
We like to think we're a little bit different. Why? Because we like what we do, care about what you do, and you'll find we're unusually friendly.

Recommend a colleague:
Often, our candidates are so pleased with our service that they recommend us to their friends and colleagues. To encourage this and say thank you, we offer a referral bonus incentive.
The way it works is simple: if you introduce a candidate who is not previously known to Maxxima and we are successful in placing them, we will pay you up to £250. More information regarding referrals can be found on our website.

*The post-qualifying experience range stated is purely a guide. We will consider candidates that fall outside of this range if they can strongly demonstrate the required competencies.