• Mental Health Practitioner

    Location UK-Manchester
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/28/2018 10:14 AM)
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    Other Clinical
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    Maximus People Services employ real people with a remarkable passion to make a difference. How you behave and get things done is easily as important as your skills and capabilities and we want applicants who buy into our values and want to be part of a global business, in return we offer fantastic learning and development opportunities at every stage of your career.
    We care for each other and promote a positive workplace where everyone feels valued. We know that a strong work/ life balance is important and we offer all kinds of flexible working opportunities; whether it’s to do with your disability, health or lifestyle choices we will support you to achieve the right balance. So if you're interested in flexible working opportunities, talk to us during the hiring process and we'll see what we can do.

    Job Summary

    Supporting VRCs to ensure participants can access early intervention mental health treatment.

    Essential Job Duties

    • Excellent communication skills with the ability to adapt to a wide range of communication and learning styles
    • Strong interpersonal skills, specifically around listening, questioning and building relationships
    • Influencing skills to promote commitment and action
    • Customer focused with a strong commitment to customer care
    • Ability to plan and organise workload to meet required targets and deadlines.
    • Providing clinical due diligence in the initial and ongoing selection of Expert Practitioner Network partners delivering mental health treatments
    • Acting as a point of escalation for VRCs – e.g. providing insight, advice and recommendations for Action Plan activities
    • Supporting VRCs with complex cases (e.g. via case-conferencing)
    • Reviewing VRC Actions Plan to drive clinical quality and share best-practice
    • Providing insight into gaps within the eco-system
    • Providing in-house, remote mental health interventions (e.g. online CBT).

    Education and Experience Requirements

    RN on the Mental Health register or recognised qualification in a mental health related profession, minimum of 2 years recent relevant experience in an equivalent casework type role.

    EEO Statement

    MAXIMUS is committed to developing, maintaining and supporting a culture of equality and diversity in employment in which our employees as well as candidates for employment are treated equitably. We understand that a diverse workforce adds to our competitive advantage; and as such, we aim to ensure that job applicants do not receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, race, marital status, disability, age, part-time or fixed term contract status, sexual orientation or religion, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements that cannot be shown to be justifiable. Advertisements for posts will include sufficiently clear and accurate information to enable potential applicants to assess their own suitability for the post.

    Where reasonable, MAXIMUS will review and consider adjustments for those applicants who express a requirement for them during the recruitment process.


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