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North Monmouthshire Community Mental Health Team

Address: 

Rholben Villa, Maindiff Court, Ross Road, Abergavenny NP7 8NF

Contact:

01873 735548

University Contact: 

 

Clinical Teacher Contact:

Remit: 

Working age adult community mental health

Clients: 

Adults

Key Learning Opportunities: 

North Monmouthsire Community Mental Health Team provides an integrated multidisciplinary, multiagency service to individuals, families and carers suffering from the consequences of mental illness.  Key aims of the service are:

  • To establish a trusting relationship with each client and work in a collaborative, respectful, evidence based, flexible, creative, needs focussed way
  • To enable clients to live as fulfilled a life as possible within the community through implementation of the Care Programme Approach and the Recovery Model.
  • To maintain service users within the community in partnership with voluntary and statutory organisations, active engagement and practical support
  • To deliver a service informed by commitment to anti discriminatory practice and an appreciation of diversity

The service is available to adults aged between 16 and 70 who may be referred by multidisciplinary colleagues.

The following learning opportunities are available under the guidance and supervision of the mentor and staff team;

  • Involvement in assessments and interviews

  • Liaison and experience of working with multidisciplinary and multiagency team members

  • Involvement in specific interventions, groups, clinics, e.g.

        Acute and planned assessment
        Psychosocial interventions
        Medication management
        Depot/Medication clinic
        Care Programme Approach
        Risk Assessment

Shifts:

Monday- Friday: 09.00-17.00
Closed on Bank holidays

Dress Code: 

Smart casual

Last Updated:

11/11/2013