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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 09/04/2020.

Support Worker - Band 3

Job Reference: 201-20-151-A

Employer:
Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
West Early Intervention Team
Location:
Wilson Way, West Cornwall and Bellingham House, East Cornwall, Poole, Redruth and Bodmin
Salary:
£18,813 - £20,795 Per annum

Thank you for your interest in working for Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

For more information about our Trust please click on the Trust's further link on this webpage.

Any general recruitment queries, please contact our recruitment team on 01208 834644. After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our Third-party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to "Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust prides itself in striving to be an employer of choice.

All external appointments to the Trust will be required to attend a full Trust Corporate Induction which will be held at Carew House, Beacon Technology Park, Dunmere Road, Bodmin, PL31 2QN.

The induction programme is for all new staff and the length is dependent on the role you will be undertaking. It is an essential part of new staff training requirements and therefore attendance is mandatory.

Our Trust objectives are:

  • To deliver high quality care, safe and accessible services.
  • To maximise the potential of our workforce to deliver high quality care to patients
  • To achieve best value and ensure the Trust is sustainable and financially sound into the future
  • To diversify and develop services that meet commissioner and service user needs and expectations
  • To improve health and wellbeing by working in partnership to create life opportunities for our clients

Successful candidates will be invited to an Assessment Day on Friday 17th April 2020 held at St Austell. Please note this will be either a morning or afternoon session to be confirmed.

We are seeking to recruit enthusiastic, highly motivated support workers to work with the county wide multi-disciplinary Early Intervention Service. The Early Intervention in Psychosis Service in Cornwall was established in 2004 and since then, has gone from strength to strength. It has achieved both local and national recognition for it’s quality of service and innovative practice.

We are very proud of the service in Cornwall and we are committed to providing high quality care to clients and their carers/families. The ethos of the team is based around the principles of assertive outreach and recovery. We work alongside other agencies across the county to ensure we meet individual needs, we maintain positively and hope for clients and their families. The team often receives positive feedback from those we work with. The post holder will be involved in the delivery of holistic care packages to individuals with a first episode of psychosis in line with current NICE guidelines and the National Access and waiting Times standards.

Supervision and support will arise for the successful applicants. As a service we are committed to providing ongoing development and have regular CPD sessions.

This vacancy is for:

Full and part time hours available.

For further details / informal visits contact:

William Fearnley, Team Manager for West EIP on: 01209 204003 or Luke Taylor, Team Manager for East EIP on: 01208 834276




To achieve our Trust objectives, we prioritise the development of our staff. To support this, the following opportunities are available:

  • Protected CPD time for registered staff
  • Access to a dedicated central development fund to support CPD for all staff
  • Leadership and Management development programmes
  • Coaching and mentoring opportunities
  • A full clinical induction programme for essential operational skills
  • Access to a care certificate programme for our band 1-4 clinical staff
  • A bespoke and robust preceptorship programme to support newly qualified staff
  • Individual professional development programmes

Being part of a successful NHS Foundation Trust also brings a portfolio of rewards and benefits for our staff. These include:

  • Free access to individual RCNi portfolios to support revalidation for nursing staff
  • Free DBS checks where required
  • Discounts available from retailers, UK hotels and main attractions – often up to 15% savings
  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Multiple flexible working options

The Trust reimburses all application costs for staff eligible to apply for EU settlement status.

The Trust reserves the right to close this advert once a sufficient number of applications have been submitted. It is encouraged that you complete the application at your earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

If you are successful at the shortlisting stage of the recruitment process you will be contacted via TRAC.jobs email regarding interview details.
We are committed to diversity and equality of employment including the employment of current and former service users. We promote flexible working.

If you are successful, you agree to Occupational Health accessing your health records from your current or previous employer to check the status of your inoculations and screening tests. Appointments are subject to full three year satisfactory references therefore please ensure you include correct contact details for your nominated referees including email addresses.


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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