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Care Co-ordinator

Job Description

Care co-ordinator Band 6
Croydon Early Intervention in Psychosis Team (COAST)

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated care co-ordinator to join our team.

The COAST Service is a multi-disciplinary specialist team which works with people with early onset of psychosis in Croydon, providing a comprehensive early intervention service. We recently expanded our team and is looking for an enthusiastic professional to join us. The service is currently based at Queens Resource Centre, and offers excellent opportunities for nurses, occupational therapists or social workers looking to develop their skills in working with psychosis facilitated by good support, specialist supervision and opportunities for further training.

The post holder will undertake the responsibilities of care coordinator as part of the Care Programme Approach for a defined caseload of service users and their carers. The post holder must be able to work as part of a team and on his/her own initiative, participate on the duty rota and formulate flexible, robust care plans. The service aims to positively focus on recovery with young adults experiencing their first episode of psychosis and support them to maximise their potential.

We can offer you a variety of rewarding challenges, a robust supervision system, continued training and development and the opportunity to work within a friendly and supportive team. There will also be opportunities to lead on particular projects for the team and influence team development.

Contact: Team Manager Nazeemah Surfraz  ( Phone number removed ) 

For further details / informal visits contact:
Nazeemah Surfraz
Tel:  ( Phone number removed ) 

  • All applications for this post need to be made online
  • Please note that our vacancies may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applicants are received.
  • All shortlisted applicants will be contacted by email via NHS Jobs. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume that you have not been shortlisted.
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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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