Mental Health Practitioner

Location Devon
Salary £33.00 - £35.50 per hour
Discipline Day Webster Healthcare

Details of the placement (what the temp will be doing): Overseeing a caseload (max 35) of people with sever and enduring mental illness. This will be a handover of an already established caseload due to staff member leaving. Completing duty as per rota Attending MDT/Handover Writing tribunal reports/social circumstance reports/clinical reports. Managing caseload Patient contact Updating risk assessments/clinical records. Attending medical reviews if and when required Dependent on qualification there maybe additional duties to help out and cover the depot clinic for instance but this is a rare request due to Torbay South having a depot nurse. Hybrid working from base and home. Parking on site. Also off road parking around the area if required Training/qualifications required for this placement: Qualified Nurse, social worker or OT. Safeguarding adults. Experience of working with the patient group. Able to write reports Good, clear communication skills.

The post holder will deliver high quality comprehensive mental health services. The role involves managing a defined caseload with a focus on providing expert assessment and treatment for people with complex mental health difficulties and their carers. This will include recovery co-ordination (design and co-ordination of treatment packages that are personalised and evaluated in line with payment by results). To provide statutory Adult Social Care, Care Management functions (assessment, care planning and reviewing). The liaison with a wide range of statutory and non-statutory agencies is central to this