Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, alcohol treatment, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk.
We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff who have been commended for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!
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JOB DESCRIPTION/PERSON SPECIFICATION Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed. YOUR APPLICATION It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.
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Are you keen to develop your career in a motivated, dynamic and supportive team? Have you completed the Foundation Degree?
We have a vacancy for an Assistant Practitioner in our busy Adult Team in Bury South IDT. We are looking for a caring, enthusiastic and committed individual who has experience of working with people with varying diagnosis of mental illness. This is a fixed term contract for 18 months with possibility of extending.
We work with individuals, families and carers in their own homes and other settings in order to promote independence, prevent hospital admissions, stabilise situations and improve the wellbeing of service users and their carers. You will be case responsible for service users under the Ncpa process and expected to co-produce Care Plans and Risk Assessments collaboratively.
You will be joining a busy, highly supportive and friendly multi-disciplinary team with access to a full range of training to support your development in the role and towards your future career aspirations.
The team is based in Bury St Edmunds and covers two other satellite bases, must have a full and valid driving licence and have access to a vehicle.
We look forward to your application.
Please see attached supplementary sheet for more information about what the service offers.
Benefits included with this role are:-
To find out more about the job role click the job description, then click APPLY to start your candidate experience today!
Interviews are due to be held on 31st January 2019 (subject to change).
Please find attached our Job Description and Person Specification for more detail on your Key Accountabilities, then if you feel you have what it takes to make a difference in your local communities, click APPLY!
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EQUAL OPPORTUNITIESApart from its legal duties in relation to equality and diversity, the Trust recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. Additionally, people with disabilities that fall under the Two Ticks - Guaranteed Interview Scheme will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification). DISCLOSURE AND BARRING SERVICE CHECK (formerly CRB) FOR POSTS WITH DIRECT SERVICE USER CONTACT - Please be advised that due to recent changes in the DBS Service, organisations no longer receive copies of DBS Disclosures – these are sent directly to candidates only. Therefore, it will be your responsibility, if successful, to ensure that this is taken to the appointing officer as soon as you receive it. Alternatively, if you have subscribed to the update service, we will be able to check your status once we have your authority to do so.
The Trust has now introduced a DBS Update Service which is a contractual requirement. You need to subscribe when you have applied for your DBS clearance and there is a time limit to subscribe of 19 days after receipt of your DBS disclosure. Please ensure that this is completed within the set time scale.
This update service is an annual subscription at a cost of £13 to you. This will enable the Trust to have instant online access to your DBS record, with your consent, and so will remove the need for you to have to apply for this repeat check again.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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Jo Little - Team Manager 01284 733188
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