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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We are looking to recruit a qualified allied health professional to cover a maternity leave for 6 months initially for 18.5 hours a week. It is a Band 7 role and we would consider a secondment internally within NSFT for those seeking to gain experience of working at a higher banding.
We ideally need a Speech and language therapist or an OT, or a psychologist who can undertake ADOS assessments with young people aged 11-18 referred to us for an autism diagnostic assessment. We would also welcome applications from Nurses and Social Workers if they have the relevant training and experience.
You will be part of a multi disciplinary team undertaking diagnostic assessments, there is a structured process for this following NICE guidelines. Detailed reports are then constructed to inform those involved, of the outcome of the assessment. Families, schools and Social Care may all be keen to know the outcome of an assessment for a young person in planning for them.
You will enjoy working with others, reviewing cases with others in the team, and report writing to a high standard. This is an ideal post to add to your CPD and moving towards promotion in Children's' services in the future
We have a centrally located office in Stowmarket, with a pleasant office and good team morale in both our Youth and Adult teams.
Interviews will be taking place the 14th of March 2018.
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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Marcina King - Clinical Team Leader on 01449 745375
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