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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-ESU1450862
Site
Central IDT, Haymills House
Town
Stowmarket
Salary
£17,787 - £20,448 gross per annum
Closing
23/12/2018 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.

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If you are a keen, enthusiastic, committed and motivated Clinical Support Worker with knowledge and experience of working with people who experience challenges with their mental health, we would be keen to have you join our busy and supportive mental health team.

The Central Integrated Delivery team is a community mental health team based in Stowmarket covering a large geographical area namely Mid- Suffolk. The team focuses on peoples recovery and the support worker role is focused on providing support to service users. You will be required to work alongside the case manager and be part of an experienced team.  

The Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, use a recovery focused approach to working with people who use our services; this means building a meaningful and satisfying life whether or not there are symptoms or mental health difficulties. A recovery approach focuses on an individual’s strength, skills and personal goals. Whilst many people will recover fully from a mental health problem , there are others who will have on-going symptoms and periods of relapse. Our recovery oriented services recognise that every individual is different and recovery means different things to different people.

We’re interested in hearing from people with a variety of experiences, skills and qualifications. We’d like to know what you’ll be able to bring to our service to enhance the lives of our service users and make a difference to their lives.

In return you will be offered regular training and supervision, as well as being part of a stable team.

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
  • Gym membership
  • NHS discounts and many more.

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

Interviews for this post will be held in January 2019 (subject to change).

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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

Mike Hecht - Social Care Manager - 01449 745200

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
01603 421431