care coordinator in newcastle upon tyne

03 January 2019
sarah martin, randstad care
job type
£ 18 - £ 23 per hour
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newcastle upon tyne, north east
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 18 - £ 23 per hour
All bands
reference number
sarah martin, randstad care
0191 233 1381
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job description

If you are a passionate and motivated care coordinator who feels your experience in mental health services could be applied to an exciting new role this could be a fantastic opportunity to further develop your career.

We require a care coordinator to take on a role joining a community mental health team based in Newcastle West. As a care coordinator joining the team you will be required to manage a case-load of working age adults (18-65) who are experiencing difficulties in their mental health. It will be up to you to implement the appropriate care in the hope of avoiding the need for hospital admissions.

Day to day tasks in this role would include: supporting services, providing risk assessments, creating care plans and making referrals. To be successful in this role you must display excellent communication skills and work to avoid the need for hospital admissions. If you feel your attributes would be suitable for this role please read more information below.

The role as a care coordinator is to begin work as soon as possible and is due to run until April 2019 with the possibility of extension. The role is full time and working hours per week are 30-37.5 Monday-Friday. The role is for a band 6 nurse and experience with using RIO is preferred but not essential. The role is based in Newcastle West with easy access to shops and cafés.

Working for Randstad as a care coordinator has many fantastic benefits such as:

* A unique app which allows you to manage your shifts at the click of a button
* Competitive pay rates of up to £23 per hour
* Specialised in house training which counts towards NMC revalidation
* A Randstad employee app offering fabulous discounts in shops & restaurants

As a care coordinator working for this client your duties will include:

Working along side other services to help patients including, social workers, OT's and consultant psychiatrists
*Spending time with regular patients who require their medication to be administered within the clinic
*Carrying a caseload and helping with care plans for patients
*Managing psychoeducation with patients
*Supporting patients to work towards living independently within the community
*Providing high quality care to help prevent patient hospital admissions

The minimum requirements for this role are:

- NMC registered
- Registered Mental Health Nurse

As a potential candidate you will be registered with NMC and have a qualification as a Mental Health Nurse. If you feel you meet this criteria then we'd love to hear from you!

Randstad Care is a specialist nursing recruitment agency. Our specialist Nursing consultants work with NHS and private sector teams across England. Whether you are looking for an interim post close to home, or nationally, we are able to assist you with a dedicated point of contact to provide support and guidance.

Do you know a Nurse looking for a new role? If so, We offer a fantastic refer a friend scheme, where you could receive £300 in vouchers for every nurse you refer to us who we place, subject to Ts and Cs.

If you wish to apply for this role or would like to discuss any of the other opportunities we have then please contact Sarah on: 0191 233 1381 or click Apply below.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.


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