• Belfast
  • £ 19.76 an hour
  • Temporary
  • AAK-DP-Belfast
  • michael.callaghan@premiere-agency.com

Our client, a leading public sector organisation, based in Belfast are looking to recruit a Health and Wellbeing Case Manager to join their time.

The role is available immediately Until 30 June 2022 with possible extension

Hourly Pay: £19.76

37 hours per week Monday to Friday.

Key Responsibilities:

Co-ordination and Delivery of Health and Wellbeing Services

  • Ensure the needs are appropriately assessed and a tailored support plan put in place using agreed Standardised Assessment for the Sector.
  • Ensure victims and survivors have their needs targeted and have access to the right treatment, care and support, at the right time and in the right place, by ensuring plans and actions are followed up through one-to-one support from a Health and Wellbeing Caseworker.
  • Engage with other trauma specialists, the community & voluntary services and statutory services.
  • Through the design and implementation of a clinical risk strategy, identify high risk individuals and ensure services/pathways are appropriate.
  • Ensure an innovative and pro-active approach to targeting the most vulnerable and marginalised victims and survivors.
  • Ensure responsiveness and mitigate against duplication of services. ? Provide leadership to the Health and Wellbeing Caseworkers, including mentoring and guidance.
  • Delegate and oversee the management of individual cases.
  • Contribute to the monitoring and evaluation process. Manage the security/processing of confidential information in line with the requirements of the Data Protection Act / industry Code of Ethics and practice.
  • Regularly provide progress and management reports to the Senior Management Team.
  • Promote a culture of continuous service improvement amongst staff and others by encouraging their participation and that of victims and survivors, in reviewing and modernising current services.
  • Provide high-level advice and expertise to the Head of Health and Wellbeing Services, Chief Executive Officer and other senior staff within statutory services in relation to the building of capacity and development of pathways within the victims sector.
  • Delegate appropriate responsibility and authority to staff in order to ensure effective service delivery and decision making, whilst retaining overall accountability and responsibility for outcomes.
  • Promote equality of opportunity, both in the management of staff and in the provision of care to victims and survivors

Business Improvement and Quality Management

  • Provide practical advice and guidance on business improvement matters to all other parts of the wider organisation.
  • Work as part of a wider management team to develop team and individual objectives and targets in line with annual corporate objectives.
  • Establish a framework to monitor outcomes and set priorities for service improvement throughout the victims sector.
  • Improve the operational systems, processes and policies in support of the business, including management reporting, information flow and organisational planning.
  • Pro-actively prepare for and then co-ordinate activity in relation to audits or reviews
  • Promote good health and safety practices in the day-to-day work of the team, monitoring work areas and taking necessary action to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Ensure that all staff maintain competence and professional accreditation, if applicable, and work within professional codes of conduct, and local policies and procedures.

Leadership

  • Represent and promote the needs of victims and survivors through active engagement with community, voluntary and statutory agencies. Lead, support, and work with other members of the team on day-to-day business and issues, contributing to the smooth running of the organisation and ensuring clear communication of relevant business information at all times. Ensure that management structures and practices support a culture of effective team working, continuous improvement and innovation.

Personal Development, Performance and Professionalism

  • Endeavour to ensure the ongoing confidence of the public by maintaining high standards of personal accountability Have excellent interpersonal skills and self-motivation to facilitate liaison with professional and senior management within stakeholder organisations. Have the ability to work within a small team, and to agreed work targets and objectives. Within that context, the post holder will be expected to work autonomously and with initiative. May be required to work outside standard business hours (9-5pm) and therefore will need to be flexible in terms of availability. Additional duties, appropriate to the grade, may be allocated at the request of management.
  • Endeavour to ensure the ongoing confidence of the public by maintaining high standards of personal accountability
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and self-motivation to facilitate liaison with professional and senior management within stakeholder organisations.
  • Have the ability to work within a small team, and to agreed work targets and objectives. Within that context, the post holder will be expected to work autonomously and with initiative.
  • May be required to work outside standard business hours (9-5pm) and therefore will need to be flexible in terms of availability.
  • Additional duties, appropriate to the grade, may be allocated at the request of management.
  • Endeavour to ensure the ongoing confidence of the public by maintaining high standards of personal
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and self-motivation to facilitate liaison with professional and senior management within stakeholder organisations.
  • Have the ability to work within a small team, and to agreed work targets and objectives. Within that context, the post holder will be expected to work autonomously and with initiative
  • May be required to work outside standard business hours (9-5pm) and therefore will need to be flexible in terms of availability.
  • Additional duties, appropriate to the grade, may be allocated at the request of management.


Essential Criteria:
By the closing date for applications, candidates must demonstrate that they fulfil each of the following essential criteria:
1. Social Work Qualification

Or

Occupational Therapy Qualification.

OR

Mental Health Nurse Qualification.

Or

An Honours degree in Psychology with a Postgraduate Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (or its equivalent for those trained prior to 1996) as accredited by the BPS at the date of taking up the post.

Or

A recognised Diploma in one or more of the following: Counselling, Psychotherapy, Family Therapy, or Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.

AND
2. A minimum of 3 years’ supervised post-qualifying experience* gained within the last 6 years working in the field of mental health, 1 year of which must be within the field of trauma.
*Post qualification experience will be deemed to have commenced from the date the person finishes their full, professional qualification.
3. Accredited with a professional body e.g BACP, IACP, IACT, UKCP, ICP, AFT, BPS, BABCP, IABCP, NISCC**,HPC, NMC
4. Practical experience of working with Troubles/conflict-related mental health issues e.g. PTSD, multiple complex traumas, dissociation, etc.
5. A minimum of 3 years’ experience in building constructive and collaborative working relationships in a multi-disciplinary/multi-agency environment to meet client needs.
6. Practical experience of evidence based practice guidelines for treatment, as outlined by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).
7. A current UK Driving Licence with access to a car. This will be waived in the case of an applicant whose disability prohibits driving but who is able to organise suitable alternative arrangements.

Desirable Criteria:

1. Experience of managing a budget

2. Experience of delivering presentations or training to various organisations.

To apply please send your CV via the link