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Forensic Care Co-ordinator - Band 6

Job Type:
Social Work
Mental Health, Adults Hospital
Social Worker
North West London, London
£27 to £31 per hour
Salary Description:
£27.00 - £31.00 per hour
Job Ref:

Forensic Care Co-ordinator - Band 6 - OT or Social Worker or CPN or AMHP - Central and North West London Foundation NHS Trust - £27 - £31 per hour

We have a role available in North West and Central London for an Forensic Care Co-ordinator - OT, Social Worker, CPN or AMHP.

In order to meet the needs of the Trust's services you may be required from time to time to work outside your normal place of work. The Trust reserves the right to change your normal place of work to any other location within the Trust.

Benefits as a Forensic Care Co-ordinator:

* Monday to Friday- can be some flexibility
* Good team and management
* Good Training
* Covid regulations in place and took very seriously

Overview of Main Responsibilities as a Forensic Care Co-ordinator:

* To ensure that professional practice is in accordance with the relevant Registration body and relevant Mental Health Legislation, which incorporates and respects differences in terms of gender, sexuality, ethnicity, religion, culture or disability.
* To manage a caseload of clients, in close collaboration with other members of the Multi-disciplinary team, within the CPA framework and to agreed local and national standards.
* To ensure that continuity of care is maintained and that appropriate and timely plans are made for the discharge of clients from the inpatient faculties ensuring Section 117 and CPA responsibilities are discharged.
* To provide joint assessments and ongoing joint work with generic mental health teams where there is a forensic component to the service user's presentation.
* To undertake assessment and intervention relating to dual diagnosis as an integrated part of service user treatment and care, supporting patients in minimising their drug and / or alcohol misuse and assisting them in gaining insight into the impact of using in respect of their mental health and offending behaviours.

In addition if Occupational Therapist:

* To provide OT assessments and intervention for clients within the team, applying specialist knowledge of Model of Human Occupation.
* To provide training and advice on lifestyle changes and adaptations to the clients social and physical environment
* To provide a comprehensive, culturally appropriate, evidence based assessments for clients to establish their occupational needs through standardised and specialist OT assessment tools.

In addition if Registered MH Nurse:

* To provide and evaluate treatment interventions including medication management, physical observations and psycho-social interventions in line with NMC and Trust guidelines
* To provide monitoring for clients on Clozapine and to complete venepuncture training
* To ensure that interventions and practices are in line with infection control procedures.
* To ensure that all nursing interventions are in keeping with best practice and are evidence based.

In addition if AMHP:

* To participate in the Local Authority AMHP service and rota with an expectation that you will undertake a minimum of 12 Mental Health Act assessments per year of approval in order to maintain your warrant.
* To ensure that statutory responsibilities are undertaken in relation to the Mental Health Act, 1983 and other statutory legislation including the Children Act, 1989, 2004, the Human Rights Act, 1998, and the Mental Capacity Act, 2005
* To present information verbally and provide written reports at Mental Health Review Tribunal and any other legal hearing
* To obtain Mental Health Act warrants under S135, MHA, 1983 by completing relevant statutory documents and to present these at the Magistrates Court
* To ensure that you keep abreast of all new statutory and case law that affects practice. To ensure that practice is based on a critical evaluation of a range of research relevant to evidence based practice.
* To attend a minimum of 18 hours AMHP training in every year of approval
* To comply with the Local Authority approval and re-approval policy and procedure
* To assist other members of the multi-disciplinary team to understand relevant legislation.
* To ensure that you have an understanding of and respect for individual qualities, abilities and diverse backgrounds and are able to identify and challenge, and where possible redress discrimination and inequalities
* To provide reasoned and clear verbal and written AMHP reports to promote effective, accountable and independent AMHP decision making and ensure that performance targets of completing these reports are complied with.
* To act as Best Interest Assessors under the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguard legislation and contribute to the Local Authority Best Interest Assessor Service
* To ensure that the particular needs of children and young people are identified and that the most appropriate service (including inpatient facilities) is made available.
* To ensure that the Nearest Relative is informed of their rights under the Mental Health Act, 1983

Essential requirements:

* Eligible to work in the UK
* Qualified as a RMN, CPN, Social Worker or AMHP
* Registered with the NMC/Social Work England
* Full UK licence holder
* Community experience is vital
* Forensic experience a bonus but not essential

Why Liquid Personnel?

* New 'Faster Pay' service getting you paid more quickly
* Twice weekly payroll
* Free DBS and compliance service
* Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
* Your own dedicated consultant with extensive sector knowledge
* Access to a wide selection of social care and nursing positions across the UK
* "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £200 for each social worker/nurse you refer who we successfully place *
* "Find your own job" bonus - get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

Liquid Healthcare and Liquid HC is the healthcare division of Liquid Personnel Ltd.

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

For more information please email

Contact Details:
Tel: 02039670938
Contact: Bradley Waring

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