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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Is your passion to working creatively with children and families? Looking for a role with flexible working opportunities?
We are proud to have an opportunity to join our assessment and intensive support service . As a practitioner specialising in preventative and assessment interventions we would welcome applications from Registered Nurses, Social Workers or Therapists. Interested but are unsure you have the skills required for the role straight away? If you have the passion and interest in this area of developing your career we can provide developmental training.
The role is part of our Child Family and Young Persons service (CFYP) in Great Yarmouth and Waveney where we work alongside the family, local acute hospital, primary care sector, social care, education and voluntary services to reduce the need for children and young people to access secondary mental health services.
As part of this team, responsibilities would include undertaking assessments of children and young people in crisis, working collaboratively with families and other supporting agencies to manage crisis, close working with our local acute hospitals and brief 1:1 interventions as part of the crisis service caseload. The role also involves some community intensive support, working with young people and their families on a short to medium term basis in periods of acute mental illness.
We are confident that being part of our small team, this role will assist in letting you be the practitioner you trained to be with the time and facilities to make a difference, whilst having the much wider network of the bigger trust CFYP team across Norfolk and Suffolk.
We provide a service 8.00am -midnight Monday-Friday . Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays 9am-1pm. (Enhanced pay is offered for evening and weekends and bank holidays). We support flexible working and will consider applications for part-time hours.
We will provide a full induction program, regular clinical and management supervision with opportunity to explore goals and aspirations. We have extensive training and career development that can be accessed across our Trust.
Our CFYP services continue to thrive and innovate nationally. Norfolk and Waveney CFYP service is unique and aspires to address the issues raised by the children and young people's mental health and wellbeing from 0-25. Over the past 24 months we’ve benefitted from significant investment, expansion and growth in existing and new services such as Early Intervention in Psychosis, Eating Disorders and expansion of our Tier 4 inpatient unit Dragonfly, the Perinatal Community Mental Health service, the opening of our Mother and Baby Unit and the Under 18 Crisis Pathway.
Interviews will be the 11th of March however subject to change.
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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