Company : Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Job Location : London, UK
Posted on : Mon, 20 Jul 2020 12:09:49 GMT
Job Description :
CNWL (Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust) has almost 7,000 staff providing integrated healthcare to a third of London's population, Milton Keynes and areas beyond. We involve service users, carers, the public, staff and partner organisations in the way that we are run. You can become a member by visiting our website.
Our catchment area spans diverse communities, with over 100 first languages spoken. It contains areas of great affluence as well as areas of much deprivation. We are committed to providing services that meet the needs of the people who use them, and we actively encourage involvement from local people who can help make a difference. We’re proud of our diversity and we continue to undertake new initiatives to advance equality for LGBT+, BME and people with disabilities to promote good relations and understanding between our staff.
CNWL is recognised locally, nationally and internationally for providing high quality, innovative healthcare. We aim to employ only the best people, and our experts are frequently called upon to contribute to national health strategy and policy, and many models of our care have been adapted for use in other countries.
CNWL NHS Foundation Trust offers a generous relocation package to successful candidates - subject to eligibility assessment.
We are looking to employ two Care Navigators to join our CMHTs in Harrow. The successful candidate will be fully integrated in the CMHTs and work closely with the multi-disciplinary team. The post holders will co-work with people who have mental health needs in a supportive, practical, empowering and holistic way towards better health and will provide basic time limited psycho-social interventions to support service users in their recovery
Some of the work will be aimed at helping clients with activities of daily living and facilitating client’s engagement with community services. In addition, the post holders will act as a named worker for a caseload and support service users to access different interventions provided within the team.
The post holder will receive training in all areas of his/her work as well as receive regular clinical supervision by an appropriately qualified Clinical Psychologist and, regular social recovery supervision offered by an appropriately qualified member of the team.
The Psychologists within the teams have excellent links with the London Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Training Programmes. There are also very good links with other psychologists in Harrow working in other specialisms, as well as IAPT.
The Harrow Community Mental Health Teams are based at Bentley House in Harrow Weald. Some clinical activity for the team will take place in community settings such as the client’s home, GP surgeries, other CNWL MH facilities and, the Mental Health Centre at Northwick Park Hospital.
Access to a car would be an asset but not essential.