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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Our Youth Pathway, based at Haymills House, Stowmarket, are excited to be offering a temporary post for a Band 6 Mental Health Nurse/ Occupational Therapist/ Social Worker.
You must have experience of working in the community with individuals within the age range of 14 – 25, who are experiencing difficulties with their Mental Health.
This post is available for 2 days a week (flexible) for a 4 month period. Starting from 1st February to the 1st June 2019.
This vacancy holds some management responsibilities with supervising less experienced staff, however due to the nature of the post the majority of the job will be engagement on the duty rota, assessment clinic and short term pieces of work.
It is essential that you have a clear understanding of the Care Programme Approach and is able to work within a multidisciplinary team. Our interventions are based on the Social Recovery and Stress Vulnerability model of care with Person centred and Anti Discriminatory practice being at the forefront of our ethos.
We work with a wide variety of agencies, from all sectors to enable best outcomes and recovery for our client group. It is essential that you have a knowledge base of key pieces of Legislation such as the Children’s Act, Mental Health Act and the Care Act. The ability to work in collaboration with other services is essential within the Youth Pathway.
Together with service users, families and carers and in some cases education and housing providers you will be responsible for developing care plans that promote recovery, social inclusion, community participation and independence. There is also an expectation that you will promote physical health needs of individuals with psycho education and provide therapeutic interventions.
The youth pathway is a dynamic and supportive team where there is a commitment to regular supervision, training and value based appraisals.
We are based at Haymills which is situated in the upcoming market town of Stowmarket. The town offers a wide variety of shops and eating establishments. We also have Leisure centre with swimming pool, gym and squash courts. The John Peel centre gives Stowmarket a cultural and live music venue.
Benefits included with this role are:-
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 due to take place on the week commencing 28th January 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.
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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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