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Assistant Practitioner

Band 4

Main area
Community Older Adults
Grade
Band 4
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
246-ESU1791191
Site
Ipswich IDT, 3rd Floor Mariner House, 43 handford Road, ipswich, IP1 2GA
Town
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Salary
£21,089 - £23,761 gross per annum
Closing
Today at 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.


 

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Assistant Practitioner (or equivalent) with a keen interest in working with adults with mental health needs in the Ipswich community.

Ideally, you will be a highly motivated person who is dedicated to providing high quality care. You will have experience of working with adults with mental health needs and their carers, delivering positive health recovery outcomes. You will be office-based but you will also be required to work within a range of community settings where having a full driving licence will be essential. 

This is a unique opportunity for you to work alongside a team of Registered Nurses and Allied Health Professionals within the multidisciplinary team. In this role there is scope to develop your knowledge, skills and ability in all areas of clinical care including group work at our Recovery College.

Comprehensive mandatory training and supervision is offered along with regular appraisal.

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.

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 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!

Candidates may only be given a minimum of 3 days’ notice for interview. You will be contacted via email and invited with 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

Dean McMath 01473 341100