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Band 3 Therapeutic Liaison Worker

Job Reference: 313-A-19-71537-MA

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
Thornton Ward
Location:
Leicester
Salary:
Band 3 £18,813/£19,332/£19,917/£20,795

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? If so read on and take a look at the opportunity below...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust provides a range of community health services for both physical and mental health conditions, as well as a range of specialist services supporting people of all ages including family and young people services, mental health, learning disabilities and physical health community and inpatient services.

We deliver services to the people of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Our 5500 staff serve a population of one million from over 100 sites across the region.


Thornton Ward – Bradgate Mental Health Unit

Band 3 Therapeutic Liaison Worker (TLW)

Thornton ward are looking to recruit a flexible and energetic therapeutic liaison worker to work on an acute male only psychiatric ward. The role will include facilitating group activities on the ward, which will vary depending on the patient group that are on the ward each week, which will require the successful applicant with be flexible with their approach.

You will be expected to coordinate your own time and create a timetable of activities for patients; however some of your work may be one to one time to engage patients who are unable to attend groups on the ward. You will be given a small budget for activities, which it will be your responsibility to ensure that is used effectively.

You will receive clinical supervision and be able to attend reflective practice with members of the team to support you.

You will have a personalised appraisal with the ward charge nurse to facilitate your own development.

The working pattern is mostly Monday to Friday, 9 – 5; however there is also an opportunity to work evenings and weekends to support the patients when there is less activity on the ward.




We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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