Our clients in West London are looking to urgently recruit a Locum Band 6 CPN or Occupational Therapist to join their MINT Service.
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Demonstrable experience of Post qualifying work in psychiatry.
Experience of supervising junior staff within own and/or other disciplines
Knowledge of counselling skills/cognitive behavioural skills, psychosocial interventions
Knowledge of recovery approaches as used with those with mental health conditions
Ability to interpret research and apply to practice
Specialist knowledge of mental health conditions as well as their relationship to physical disorders
Assessment and treatment of Deliberate Self Harm
Risk assessment/management and crisis intervention skills
Use of psychosocial assessment methods
Higher level communication skills, both written and oral
Ability to engage challenging and/or acutely distressed patients in potentially hostile and/or antagonistic situations and use de-escalation techniques effectively
Sufficient clinical knowledge to be able to make autonomous decisions, based on an analysis of complex presenting problems and judgement about available options, with senior clinical support/supervision
Team/self management and organisation skills that enable a number of complex activities and clinical work to be undertaken, revising and adjusting these according to the needs of individual patients and the service
Ability to frequently work under pressure and maintain intense concentration, particularly in unpredictable situations where there will be exposure to highly distressed and/or disturbed patients, often exhibiting challenging behaviours and the risk of physical violence
Ability to meet deadlines
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and would like to find out more, please call Lauren - 07552277905 (New Registrants) or Georgia 07552277896 (Existing Registrants)or alternatively please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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