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!
Please follow this link to find out more in our Employee Handbook
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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Ever thought about working in the crisis team?
This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team which is taking part in a QI project around medication. The crisis team is unique in that it is an integrated team with the ward. Staff turn over is low within the team and this is an exciting time to join and make changes as the home treatment role is developing and you can be part of this.
We are happy to welcome enthusiastic, proactive, autonomous, passionate people who can be flexible and co-produce with service users, carers and a multidisciplinary team, as well as external agencies.
You will work within a multidisciplinary team providing care, treatment and assessment to patients, whilst including their families and carers. Our team works 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. This is a unique opportunity for you to work alongside a team of Registered Nurses/Professionals, Occupational Therapist, Clinical Support Workers, Administrative Staff and Doctors/Consultants.
In this role there is scope to develop your knowledge, skills and ability in all areas of clinical care including care/discharge planning and risk assessment. Some of the work will be carried out in patients' homes in the community.
Ideally, you will have experience of working within mental health services. You will be an excellent communicator, self-motivated and committed to delivering a high standard of care.
We will accept applications from people without the necessary Assistant Practitioner qualification, however you must be willing to do this training/degree.
Benefits included with this role are:-
Here at NSFT we pride ourselves on being a welcoming, talented, friendly and supportive team who like nothing better than sharing their experiences and learning from each other.
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!
Interviews will be held on 14 March 2019 but may be subject to change.
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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.
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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