Nurse Assessor

  • Job Reference: 104546
  • Date Posted: 11 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Easyweb
  • Location: St Albans
  • Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: Charity and Not For Profit
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Gray Healthcare provides dedicated quality care to people with a variety of complex needs to enable them to live independently in their own homes and achieve their goals. Due to our unique offering, we continue to expand the business and wish to appoint a number of Assessors to join our team of health and social care experts. We require people who are qualified mental health nurses, social workers and occupational therapists with a strong background in service user needs assessment and care formulation.

Position: Nurse Assessor
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per annum

As an Assessor you will lead on clinical assessments ensuring that we are in a position to deliver individualised support packages. You will then support the person and the teams to transition to Gray Healthcare through in reach in their existing placement and commencement of their care package.

You will work closely with the business development and operational teams across an agreed geographical area. As a passionate professional you will have in-depth experience of assessing and working with people with a variety of complex needs around their mental health, learning disability, ABI, personality disorder, autism and forensic backgrounds. You will have an understanding of continuing healthcare or transition of individuals moving from hospital/residential settings into the community and a collaborative, solutions-focussed approach to any issues associated with this.

You will use your applied knowledge of the Mental Health Act, CTO’s and the Mental Capacity Act, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and Best Interest Decision making to inform the direction of packages in your remit. An expert in assessment and management of risk you will be an innovative thinker and natural communicator with strong report writing skills and computer literacy and an ability to work under pressure. Working within a geographical region and at times covering other areas, travel will be required as part of the role and along with being a car driver, an organised and flexible approach with ability to stay overnight as required will be critical.

Our Approach

Here at Gray Healthcare we believe that no person should remain in an acute or long stay hospital environment for a day longer than is medically necessary. We do not discriminate with risk history; we work beyond the label and prioritise the individual and their right to live in the community. We are a company passionate about delivering truly person-centred support and are looking for a Support Worker who shares the same ethos. We are guided by our values in all that we do, we are inspiring – we believe in providing individualised support that meets peoples’ needs and enables them to achieve their goals. We collaborate – we believe that the best outcomes are achieved when we work together with shared aims. We are unique – we provide market leading, high quality and bespoke support that exceeds standards. We innovate – we challenge ourselves to be pioneering and find new ways to support people better. We are honest & transparent – we base our relationships on trust and openness regardless of how uncomfortable this may be.

What’s in it for you?

This is a critical role supporting the organisation’s expansion and as we grow so will the role, it’s remit and the chance for you to develop and influence. As an Assessor you will receive a competitive salary with additional car allowance, 33 days holiday inc. bank holidays, a healthcare cash plan along with regular supervisions with peers and our clinical lead, clear succession plans and CPD opportunities and professional registartion fees are paid for. Apply today and become part of our success story or call for a chat.

Gray Healthcare are committed to equal opportunities and welcome a broad diversity of talent to apply. Gray Healthcare reserves the right to cease any advertising prior to the published closing date for a role that receives a high number of applications.

Gray Healthcare – A Disability Confident Employer

At Gray Healthcare we value everyone’s contribution. We want the best people to work with us to help us deliver the best service to people we support. If you have lived experience of disability or ill health, we recognise the value that this brings. We want to encourage everyone to apply for our roles, regardless of their disability, and we have committed to making all reasonable adjustments possible to ensure that we attract and recruit the best candidates.

As a Disability Confident Employer we are committed to:

• Offer interviews to all applicants who best meet the minimum requirements for a role and who have a disability.
• Providing short-form and easy-read job descriptions upon request
• Accepting job applications in formats that enable candidates to demonstrate their suitability for the role in the best way they can
• Making all reasonable adjustments requested

This role will require travel around the south of England, car allowance will be provided.

Location: Hertfordshire
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time

You may have experience of the following: Clinical Assessor, Mental Health Therapist, Nurse Assessor, Mental Health Therapy, Psychotherapy, Psychotherapist, Clinical Psychologist, RMN, BACP, UKCP, NCS, BABCP, HCPC, etc.

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