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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/08/2020.

Crisis Intervention Worker

Job Reference: 325-A-20-97602-2

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
CAMHS Community Crisis Service
£32,933 - £39,681 Incl Fringe HCAS

Due to promotion, we are seeking a Mental Health Nurse, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist to join the CAMHS Community Crisis Team in theSouth East Surrey Area (Redhill). This post is for a full time person = 37.5 hour week

The post holder will be responsible for providing assessments and interventions for children and young people who are in crisis.

We have expanded our offer to include group work to help young people following their presentation in crisis in the area of deliberate self harm - DBT skills training is available to facilitate this group.

The key function of the role is to work in the team providing a 7 day week crisis intervention service, which offers assessments to children, young people and their families presenting in crisis in local A&E departments, Paediatric wards and Community CAMHS Bases.

Our operational hours are 9am – 5pm Monday – Sunday inc Bank Holidays. There is one late shift to 8pm once every 2 weeks. Our rota system allows for flexibility in working however unsocial and weekend shifts will be expected.

The successful candidate will hold an appropriate professional registration with NMC or HCPC. Experience and competence in working with vulnerable people in crisis is essential. Experience of working with children and young people is desirable but not essential.

These posts offer a structured career progression with recognised training packages: including modules in Crisis intervention with young people, DBT skills.and the opportunity to join the national CYPIAPT programme.

There has never been a better time to join our developing and dynamic Crisis Intervention service; set within our friendly and supportive teams we encourage enthusiastic applicants to apply

Please note that all salaries shown are based on whole time of 37.5 hours per week for non-medical roles and 40 hours per week for medical roles, part time roles are pro-rated accordingly.

The Trust aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee is unfairly disadvantaged on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status/civil partnership, religion/belief or trade union status. The Trust is committed to the employment and career development of people from ethnic minority backgrounds and people with disabilities.

The Trust would encourage applications from people who have experience of using Mental Health & Learning Disability Services.

We reserve the right to close this post early should we be overwhelmed by applications. Please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process. If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please do not hesitate to contact us to make an offline application within the original timeframe.

Existing work permit holders should be aware that if the post they are applying for is a promotion or with a different Trust, a new work permit application will have to made. We are unable to guarantee the outcome of the decision of the Home Office.

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Please ensure you read the person specification as your application will be judged against this.

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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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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