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NMC/Allied Healthcare Professionals
Band 6
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Sharich House, Slade Site, Horspath Driftway, Headington, Oxford OX3 7JH
£35,392 - £42,618 Dependant on experience
Salary period
10/12/2023 23:59

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Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust logo

Care Coordinator - Nurse/OT

Band 6

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible for people of all ages across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Swindon, Wiltshire, Bath and North East Somerset.


Job overview

Are you looking for a new opportunity to develop new skills? Are you passionate about working in the community? Then we are the team for you. 

The Oxford Early Intervention Service is a friendly and supportive team which prides itself with a high retention rate of staff.  You will be offered specialised training to enable you to increase your knowledge base and to advance your practice. This role can be challenging at times, due to the sensitive needs and difficult points in the lives of our patients, but you will be rewarded with outcomes that change lives and you will have the support of a highly motivated and passionate team around you. 

We have monthly shared lunches at our base which  provides an opportunity to spend some quality time together. The team is dedicated to providing excellent care and service through evidence-based interventions, research and quality improvement work.  We work closely with families and carers as well as other services including social services who may be involved in supporting our patients/clients.  The team enjoy having a range of students learning and working with them and have gained consistent positive feedback.

Applicants will need the ability to travel across the area to see patients within their homes, in a location where there are many villages and limited public transport to some of these areas.



Main duties of the job

You will be working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to plan and implement intervention specific to the needs of patients and their carers. This includes attending weekly MDT meetings. 

You will be holding a caseload in the community which entails completing highly complex assessments, including the assessment of risk, identifying needs and develop care plans jointly with patients and carers underpinned by evidence-based practice. You will need to have a good understanding of monitoring risk in the community and to have an understanding and experience of working with patients who experience psychosis.

You will be ensuring and monitoring that evidenced interventions for first episodes of psychosis have been  provided within time recommended.

You will be covering duty as needed to ensure patients are receiving maximum support to prevent inpatient admissions. 


Working for our organisation

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust provides physical, mental health and social care for people of all ages across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Swindon, Wiltshire, Bath and North East Somerset.

Our services are delivered at community bases, hospitals, clinics and people’s homes, delivering care as close to home as possible 

Our vision is that no matter who you are or where you are, you will tell us that you receive: “Outstanding care delivered by an outstanding team”

Our values are: “Caring, safe and excellent”

At Oxford Health we offer a wide range of benefits designed to support your career and wellbeing. These include:

  • Excellent opportunities for career progression
  • Access to tailored individual and Trust wide learning and development
  • 27 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, rising to 33 days with continuous service
  • NHS Discount across a wide range of shops, restaurants and retailers
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Lease car scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Mental Health First Aiders
  • Staff accommodation (please note waiting lists may apply)
  • Staff networking and support groups hosted by our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion team

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The successful candidate should be enthusiastic, resourceful and caring, they should have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

You will need to demonstrated a good awareness of mental health and knowledge of working with Adults with Mental Health problems. In return we can offer a full induction and a focus on developing their knowledge, skills and confidence further, in relation to all aspects of the post, as well as contributing to service improvements/development within the team.  This is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to enhance their career plans. 

See attached JD/PS for full details.

Person specification

Application form an interview

Essential criteria
  • Good understanding and knowledge of working collaboratively with patients


Essential criteria
  • Experience of working with people who experience psychosis

Understanding of risk management

Essential criteria
  • Having a good understanding and experience of managing risks

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleCare quality commission - GoodArmed Forces Covenant Gold AwardMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Disability confident employerStonewall equality policy. Equality and justice for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and trans people.Step into healthNHS 75th BirthdayDefence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) - Gold

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Anne Dupre
Job title
Team Manager
Email address
[email protected]
Telephone number
01865 902724
Additional information

At Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust we want to employ people not just with experience, but with the aptitude and motivation to succeed and whose values resonate with our own.

Therefore, if you don’t meet all the requirements of the role and are unsure about applying but are excited about the opportunity, please do get in touch. We will be happy to discuss the requirements in more detail ahead of making a written application.

For more information and further details or to arrange an informal visit please contact Anne Dupre  (Team Manager) 01865 902724 or 07774 776254

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