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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/06/2020.

Senior Practitioner

Job Reference: 457-20-033-QN

Employer:
Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
MH Recovery South
Location:
Sheffield
Salary:
£38,890 to £44,503 pa

About us

We are a Health & Social Care NHS Foundation Trust providing a range of diverse services including: generic & specialist mental health care; services for people with learning disability; drug & alcohol services; Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT); GP Primary Care services; dementia care services; and community based services for those with long term neurological conditions. We promote emotional health and well being through the provision of accessible high quality modern services designed around the needs of our local population. Our culture is founded upon effective partnership working and close working relationships with staff, service users and their families/carers. We strive to deliver consistently high quality care through our high performing, dedicated & skilful workforce which you could now become a part of. Our values are fundamental to ensuring people are at the heart of everything we do, our values are Respect, Compassion, Partnership. Accountability, Fairness and Ambition.


Scheduled & Planned Care Network

Senior Practitioner (Nurse or Social Worker)
3 Posts - South Recovery Team & North Recovery Team

Salary: Band 7 - £38,890 - £44,503 pa (dependent on experience)

Location:    East Glade Centre, East Glade Crescent, S12 4QN
  Northlands, Southey Hill, Sheffield, S5 8BE
 
Hours: 37.5 per week  

Post Ref:     457-20-033-QN

This is an exciting opportunity to join our busy re-configured Recovery Service, with further dynamic developments ahead, which include Accreditation, Assertive Outreach and Structured Clinical Management. You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary community team providing health and social care to adults with complex mental health needs. The successful candidate will work in partnership with the Senior Operational Manager to provide leadership and operational management of the service and will have the opportunity to work within a supportive multi-disciplinary leadership team.

Successful candidates will be able to display a high level of practice experience, specifically in community mental health, and leadership experience in a multi-disciplinary team within a mental health setting. Our core business hours are between 9:00am – 5:00pm from Monday – Friday and we operate a flexible approach to support community practice. 

Duties in this role will include:

• Provide leadership to the team and lead on mental health clinical practice
• Provide support to colleagues within the team through effective leadership and clinical supervision.
• Support the Senior Operational Manager in the day-to-day running of the service.
• Maintain and develop systems for monitoring the quality and consistency of the team’s services.
• Actively promote multi-disciplinary and inter-agency working and liaison with all other key organisations to ensure best outcomes for service users and carers.
• Offer supervision and effective PDR processes for a range of Health and Social Care staff.
• Recognise and promote best practice.
• Manage complaints, comments and compliments; responding appropriately and within the agreed procedure and timescales.
• Manage and implement the Trust’s policies and procedures including Disciplinary, Capability and Sickness absence monitoring.
• Identify and lead on future developments of service.

A professional qualification in either Nursing or Social Work is essential with current registration. This post is suitable for those who can evidence relevant experience at Band 6.

The Trust is a major employer and provider of services. We are committed to recruiting people who fit our organisational values. These are:

• Respect - we listen to others, valuing their views and contributions
• Compassion - we show empathy and kindness to others so they feel supported, understood and safe
• Partnership - we engage with others on the basis of equality and collaboration
• Accountability - we are open and transparent, acting with honesty and integrity., accepting responsibility for outcomes
• Fairness - we ensure equal access to opportunity, support and services
• Ambition - we are committed to making a difference and helping to fulfil aspirations and hopes of our Service users and staff

 




Our values are fundamental to ensuring people are at the heart of everything we do, our values are:

  • Respect: We listen to other, valuing their views and contributions
  • Compassion: We show empathy and kindness to others so they feel supported, understood and safe
  • Partnership: We engage with others on the basis of equality and collaboration
  • Accountability: We are open and transparent, acting with honesty and integrity, accepting responsibility for outcomes
  • Fairness: We ensure equal access to opportunity, support and services
  • Ambition: We are committed to making a difference and helping to fulfil aspirations and hopes of our service users.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children and as part of our safe recruitment practice the successful applicant(s) will be subject to a check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) if it is deemed appropriate for the role. The cost of the DBS check (currently up to £48.23) must be met by the successful applicant(s).

SHSC is a Level 2 'Disability Confident' employer, this means that if you have a Disability you are guaranteed an interview if you meet ALL of the essential criteria for this post. Please make sure that when you apply for this post you make it clear how you meet the criteria for the post and also complete the monitoring section of the application where there is a box to tick to indicate that you wish to be included in the guaranteed interview scheme.

The Trust values the diversity of all staff and is committed to equality. We positively encourage applications from all sections of the community regardless of age, gender, racial origin, religion or belief, sexual orientation or disability including people who have experienced mental ill health. We actively welcome applications from people who have used our services.


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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