Structured Clinical Management Senior Practitioner
Clinical/Counselling Psychologist or Mental Health Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Social Worker to work as a Senior Practitioner
Personality disorder has been an under-recognised issue for older people within mental health services in the UK which has meant access to effective intervention has been limited. Due to the current post holder commencing maternity leave, we are advertising for a 12 month secondment for experienced mental health practitioners with expertise in working with people with personality disorder to join our multi-disciplinary teams and build an innovative pathway for older people living with these difficulties. This role will involve work across the 2 Older People's Community Mental Health Teams (OPCMHTs) in the south of the county with the aim of establishing a Structured Clinical Management (SCM) pathway and benefit from strong links with NHFTs specialist personality disorder service; the Northants Personality Disorder Hub (NPDH). The NPDH works to enhance understanding of personality disorder and promote the delivery of effective management strategies across community and inpatient services in Northamptonshire. The NPDH also delivers training to community and inpatient teams in order to enhance the capabilities of staff and benefits from an established Lived Experience Advisory Panel (LEAP) that is involved in promoting hope, improving services and co-developing and delivering staff training....
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