Care Co-ordinators - Band 6 - RMN/OT - Oxford

Starting: ASAPHours: Full Time (37.5 hours a week) Monday - FridayBase: Warneford Hospital, Oxford.

Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The post holder will work within the Adult Mental Health Team (AMHT) providing a high quality service across all areas of the Adult Mental Health Service and will be required to undertake all aspects of clinical duties as an autonomous practitioner. 

Nurse Responsibilities:

  • To work independently as part of an interdisciplinary team to diagnose, assess, plan and implement patient specific programmes of care/interventions, contributing to the continuous assessment of patients.
  • To undertake more complex assessments, using your profession specific clinical knowledge and skills.
  • To function effectively across a variety of environments (e.g. ward, department, patients homes etc.) involving changing and demanding conditions
  • To use a comprehensive range of verbal and non-verbal communication tools to communicate effectively with patients, and their families/carers, the diagnosis and treatment plan, that may be complex and sensitive, to help progress rehabilitation.
    This will include patients who may have difficulties with understanding or communication.
  • To evaluate patient progress and alter treatment programmes as and when appropriate.
  • To involve patients in goals and treatment proposals. To gain valid informed consent. To work within the legal framework with patients who lack capacity for
    informed consent or are subject to the Mental Health Act.
  • To be responsible for own time management and the prioritisation of your caseload.
  • To supervise the practice of designated registered and non-registered staff within the AMHT.
  • To delegate appropriate duties to junior registered and support staff and follow up outcomes.
  • To develop comprehensive discharge and contingency plans with relevant professionals to arrange on-going care.
  • To attend clinical meetings, liaise closely both verbally and in writing with the multidisciplinary team, patient and carers across boundaries to ensure continuity and integration of patient’s treatment
  •  To lead the clinical education and support of:
    •Other members of the AMHT and the wider Community Service
    •Non-registered staff
    •Patients and their carers
  • To manage clinical risk within own patient caseload and the wider AMHT.
  • To be able to manage stressful, upsetting or emotional situations in an empathetic manner supporting other members of the AMHT, clients and their families in these situations.
  • To develop partnership working with all relevant agencies/services/individuals to support optimum management of the identified client group
  • To be use the Care Programme Approach as basis for assessing, planning delivering, reviewing care and discharging patients form the service and to act as care coordinator.
  • Using care clustering packages to inform and develop plans of care.
  • To be responsible for maintaining own competency to practice through CPD activities and maintain a portfolio which reflects personal development. This will also support requirements for registrations with the Health Profession Council/NMB/GSCC.

Why MedPure?

At MedPure Nursing, we work with candidates to provide flexible, career-boosting roles all across the UK.

With years of experience and relationships with a great number of NHS trusts & private hospitals in every corner of Britain, we can offer you opportunities to suit your lifestyle and ambitions – whether on a locum or permanent basis. We can also support nurses at every level, and across every medical discipline, including RGNs, RMNs, Paediatrics, Oncology, Theatre, Community Nurses and more, as well as Healthcare Assistants and Support Workers. 

What MedPure can offer you?

  • Weekly Payments
  • Support with Revalidation
  • Lucrative referral scheme when you recommend a friend to us*
  • Flexible working hours
  • Support with PDP (Personal Development Planning)
  • Assistance with training.
  • Dedicated registration team to help you through the process.



*Conditions Apply
MedPure Nursing welcomes applications regardless of sex, age, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity or disability.
Job Category: Care Co-ordinator Mental Health Nurse Occupational Therapist RMN
Job Type: Day Weekday
Job Location: Headington Oxford

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