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Duty Coordinator

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The South Oxfordshire Older Adult Community Mental Health Team is looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Nurse or Occupational Therapist to join our award-winning service as Duty Coordinator.

Working as part of our multi-disciplinary team you will be expected to coordinate the day to day working of the duty function of the CMHT. The duty team is the single point of access into the CMHT and Memory Clinic, triaging all referrals, coordinating and carrying out assessments. The duty service also manage the crisis input and out of hours step up care for the team.

As duty coordinator you will need to be calm in an emergency and able to problem solve. Advanced skills in mental health assessment are essential.

You will need to be organised, flexible and committed to delivering the highest possible care to our client group. Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as good lT skills are essential.

Ideally you will have experience of working in older adult mental health services and understand the challenges that working with this client group brings. However, if you have transferable skills and are motivated to learn about our client group we would encourage you to apply.

We are a friendly, supportive and proactive team where you will receive regular supervision as well as plenty of opportunity to develop your skills.There is a culture of high standards of care and any successful applicant will need to be committed to maintaining this. The team works closely with a wide range of internal and external partner’s including GPs, district nursing, therapy services, ambulatory care, social care and physical and mental health inpatient providers. The service has strong links with the South Oxfordshire Integrated Locality Team aimed at delivering well-coordinated patient care and to share our respective skills and knowledge with one another.

The team’s primary base is at Abingdon Community Hospital with additional offices in Wallingford and Thame Community Hospitals. Core working hours are Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00. Out-of-hours support services are managed via a team rota. Staff will be expected to work on this rota which includes occasional weekend 09:00-17:00 shifts and evening shifts in the week between 17:00-20:00.
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