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Clinical Support Worker

Band 3

Main area
Mental Health
Grade
Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
246-SEC1926310
Site
Foxhall House
Town
Ipswich
Salary
£18,813 - £20,795 gross per annum
Closing
20/08/2019 23:59

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

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.

TWITTER - The Trust now has it's own Twitter account for recruitment. Follow us on @NSFTjobs

PLEASE NOTE: If you use a hotmail, msn or yahoo e-mail account, you will need to check your "junk" mail regularly as these email providers will divert any communication from this Trust straight into your " junk" inbox.


 

Foxhall House has been open since November 2010 and won 'Team of the Year' in the NSFT Trust ‘Putting People First’ awards in 2016. Foxhall House is a 16 bedded forensic low secure unit for men with a diagnosis of mental illness and/or personality disorder. Our service users have had experience of the criminal justice system and many have restrictions placed upon them by the ministry of justice.

We promote the trust vision and values – “positively”, “respectfully” and “together” – in the treatment of our patients and staff. This is formed through collaborative working with a focus on the assessment and management of risk, safety and care planning.

A position has become available within our team for a Clinical Support Worker who has previous experience with working with people who have a severe and enduring mental illness.

We have a genuine commitment to training and development and you should expect to access all relevant sector specific qualifications for your role whilst in this post. The foundation qualification for support staff is the Care Certificate which will form part of your induction into the Trust and must be achieved within the first 12 weeks of employment.

To find out more about the role click the job description, then click APPLY to start your candidate experience today!

 

Benefits

Benefits included with this role are:-

  • NHS pension
  • a comprehensive in house & external training programmes
  • career progression
  • starting annual leave of 27 days per annum increasing to 33 days pa based on length of service (plus paid bank holidays)
  • staff physio service
  • NHS discounts and many more.

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 are to be held on the week commencing 8th July 2019, candidates may only be given a minimum of 3 days’ notice, please note this date is provisional and may be subject to change. You will be contacted via email and invited to book a time. These emails may go to your SPAM, so please keep checking all your emails if applying.

Please visit our Facebook and Twitter page @NSFTjobs

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Applicant requirements

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Lindsay Sadler at lindsay.sadler@nsft.nhs.uk