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DATE ADDED: Tue 25/06/2019

Band 6 OT - Mental Health Support Practitioner

Cardiff, UK
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JOB TYPE: Contract

SALARY: £22.70 - £27.00/hour LTD and depending on experience

Occupational Therapist- Band 6

Cardiff

Asap - 23/08/2019 (chance of extension)

Full time

£18.50 - £27.00 (LTD and Depending on experience)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The post holder will:

* Work autonomously and flexibly to competently screen, prioritise and triage mental health referrals from Primary Care and Secondary Care, assessment and management of risk. In addition, to signpost to relevant agencies, e.g. voluntary organisations and other non-statutory support services as well as onward referral to appropriate secondary care services, e.g CAMHS.

* Assist in the development and delivery of culturally appropriate, non-discriminatory treatment strategies and deliver short-term evidence based interventions to children and young people experiencing mild to moderate orstable severe and enduring mental health problems within an appropriate community or primary care setting, using a stepped care model.

* Establish rapport and maintain supportive professional relationships with clients and their carers' and where appropriate deliver evidence based interventions to families and carers.

* Provide specialist clinical consultation and advice to GPs, primary care counsellors and other disciplines working within education and the primary care sector with regard to mental health issues.

* Establish effective liaison between primary care, secondary community mental health services, Crisis Services and the inpatient units by improving the transfer of clinical information and by the promotion of good communication.

* Establish effective working relationships with partner agencies in the voluntary sector.

* Participate in the delivery of therapeutic and/or psycho-educational groups

* Provide clinical and managerial supervision to more junior qualified staff and unqualified staff, and receive clinical and managerial supervision as required

* Contribute to the on-going mapping, review and further development of the operational policy for the Primary Care Liaison Service and act in accordance with the legal requirements and statutory rules relating to practice and all University Health Board Policies and Procedures.

* Maintain knowledge of all University Health Board, Directorate and department policies including those concerning accurate record keeping and required documentation.

Medacs Healthcare is the most reputable recruitment agency for this Trust, why you ask?

1 Being the preferred supplier of staff in this Trust we see all roles before other agencies and our candidates receive priority consideration for all vacancies available with service leads and managers.

1 We have an enviable reputation with trusts all over the United Kingdom and we are the preferred supplier to some of the largest Trusts in the country .

1 We have both locum and permanent roles available.

1 We provide excellent pay rates for candidates.

1 We can offer you a lucrative referral bonus scheme.

1 We can offer you your own dedicated personal recruitment consultant, 1 point of contact ensuring continuity of standards you expect and deserve.

1 We can offer a dedicated payroll advisor to help ensure payments are made on time weekly, because being paid on time and correctly for the incredible work you do is incredibly important to us.

1 We will provide you with a dedicated compliance team ensuring the necessary legal documents are taken care of for both you and our client as a matter of priority.

1 We will ensure a Fast-track application process so you can get in to work quickly.

1 Where required we will give you expert advice on CVs and interviews.

1 We will provide you with FREE ACCREDITED TRAINING counting towards your CPD.

1 DBS contribution*

THE BENEFITS OF WORKING WITH MEDACS HEALTHCARE ARE SIMPLE…NOT ONLY WILL WE HELP YOU DEVELOP YOUR CAREER BUT SUPPORT YOU EVERY STEP OF THE WAY
Role: Band 6 OT - Mental Health Support Practitioner
Job Type: Contract
Location: Cardiff, South Glamorgan,

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