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Community Mental Health Worker-Nurse/Occupational Therapist/Social Worker

Band 5

Main area
youth service
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Thurlow House, Kings Lynn, PE30 5PD
Kings Lynn
£22,128 - £28,746 gross per annum
27/05/2018 23:59
Interview date

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

Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed.

It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.

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Within the Child, Family and Young Persons Service (CFYP) we have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our dynamic and forward thinking Youth Team in West Norfolk. It is a great team to work for, with passionate individuals who support each other and want to do the best for the young people we offer a service to.

The role would involve working with young people from the age of 14 up 25 with a range of mental health needs supporting them to find a sense of hope, control and opportunity to have a life beyond their difficulties. This role will also include supporting colleagues within a multi-disciplinary team so that we can provide the best possible outcomes for the young people and their families.

We are looking for someone with the relevant qualifications and at least one year’s experience of working in mental health, ideally in the community and preferably with an understanding of young people’s needs. You could be a mental health nurse, occupational therapist or have a social work background.

Do you want to make a difference in young people’s lives? We are looking for someone with a positive can do attitude, who is a strong team player, who his highly motivated and has a passion for working with young people and young adults.

Interviews will be taking place the 6th of June however subject to change.

If this sounds like you, I would encourage you to apply as you may just be that fantastic candidate we are looking for.

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Applicant requirements

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Mark Hennessy

Community Team Manager

CFYP West Youth Team

01553 736011

07775 751493

If you have problems applying, contact

01603 421137