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Care Co-ordinator

Band 6

Main area
Lewisham Operational Directorate
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
59 Cordwell Road, London, SE13 5QY
£33,660 - £43,307 per annum inc
18/11/2018 23:59

Lewisham Early Intervention Service are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic Care Coordinator to join our multidisciplinary community mental health team.  The post is open to Qualified Nurses, Occupational Therapists and Social Workers.

We are a borough wide community multi-disciplinary team working with people aged 18-65 years who are experiencing psychosis for the first time. We area multi-disciplinary team.  The team provides NICE concordant evidence based care to our service users and  their carers for a period up to three years.

The successful applicants will be enthusiastic about this client group, and committed to working within the recovery approach to deliver NICE concordant care. We have recently attracted significant inward investment to expand our service as a response to new government guidelines for Early Intervention in Psychosis.

The post-holder will conduct assessments of newly referred adults to the Early Intervention Service who are experiencing First Episode Psychosis (FEP). They will undertake the responsibilities of care coordinator within the Care Programme Approach for a defined caseload of service users and their carers. They will provide evidence-based psychosocial interventions and will focus on engagement, recovery and social inclusion as well as addressing physical health care needs.

The successful candidates will be experienced registered professionals who are able to demonstrate a specific interest in working with people with developing psychosis.

This is an exciting time to be working in this field which is undergoing a period of rapid growth and development. We can offer you a variety of rewarding challenges, a robust supervision system, continued training and development and the opportunity to work within a friendly and supportive team.

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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

Jean Lawlor (Team manager): 020 3228 9300

Sanpreet Sandhu(Advanced Practitioner): 0203 228 9300

Matthew Spencer (Senior Psychologist) 0203 228 9300

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