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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/10/2020.

Mental Health Practitioner

Job Reference: 816-806

Employer:
NAViGO CiC Ltd
Department:
816 OLDER PEOPLE - FUNCTIONAL TEAM
Location:
Grimsby
Salary:
£31,365 to £37,890 pa

NAViGO Health and Social Care CIC provide health and social care services to a population of 158,000. We are a progressive and ambitious organisation that aims to support those living with a mental health illness, their carers and families in the simplest and most effective ways. We are different because we know working with the same methods doesn’t work forever; and we will continue to challenge the way we do things to create the best services that are centred on the people who use them.

Working together across Humber, Coast and Vale

 

Why should you work for us?

  • CQC overall rating GOOD 2018 – with two services rated Outstanding
  • We are the 25th Best Not-for-Profit Organisation to Work For in The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Not-for-profit UK Companies to work for 2019 - our fifth straight year in the top 100
  • Winners of The Sunday Times Wellbeing Award for commitment to employee health and welfare 2019
  • We are one of the top 75 best organisations to work for in Yorkshire and Humber region 2019
  • Outstanding national NHS Staff Survey 2018
  • Crisis Home Treatment service for older people accredited by the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ 2018
  • Awarded for ‘Excellence in DBT’ from the Association for Psychological Therapies 2018
  • 'Highly Commended' organisation in the James Legal Solicitors Inspiring Business 2019 Awards
  • NAViGO Simply You team crowned Heart Awards Business in Community winners 2018
  • Performance Team ‘highly commended’ in the best use of data category - Health Tech Awards 2018
  • Mental Health category winner - Medipex Awards 2018
  • Mental health services in North East Lincolnshire have been rated as amongst the best in the country by the people who use them

 

We really are different; we’ve purchased a garden centre and a caravan. Why? We’re growing and improving our services year on year; which means we also have to work hard at finding new ways to make our service sustainable. This social enterprise is about working together with local people to create services that are owned by the community, supported by it and loyal to it. It’s challenging, it’s exciting and we want like-minded people to join us. If you think that’s you, take a look at the job specification

 

 

MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER

*Registered Mental Health Nurse/ Qualified Social Worker *

An exciting opportunity is available for a motivated and enthusiastic Mental Health Practitioner (RNMH, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist) to join the Functional Team within Older People’s Mental Health Service. The post holder, based within CMHMS, will act as care coordinator within the CPA process for service users with complex functional mental health issues. The Functional Team work in a recovery focused way with older adults who are presenting with a functional mental illness such as, but not limited to, anxiety, depression, bipolar, psychosis or early stages of mild cognitive impairment that is impacting on psychological wellbeing. Our ideal candidate would be someone who is a team player but able to also work independently demonstrating initiative in promoting recovery and relapse prevention. The candidate will have a passion to maintain independence and support quality of life in older adults with mental health problems. The post holder will be expected to work flexibly and creatively and will provide comprehensive assessments, care planning and on-going interventions to older people in conjunction with other services. The post holder will have current and relevant experience of working within a mental health setting for older people and will have knowledge of relapse and risk management prevention and have the ability to manage/change and work within a changing environment.

The post holder will be committed to the principles of person centered care and be able to teach and be a role model to others. They will be imaginative and broad in their outlook to care provision. They must be able to work upon their own initiative, whilst being committed to the principles and practice of effective team working. In return, we will support the right candidate to enhance their training and develop additional skills, providing regular supervision and personal development reviews. If you are passionate and committed to the above client group and want to join a friendly, dynamic team we want to hear from you!!

A full driving license is required as is access to a vehicle for works purpose.

 

For further information please contact: Kathleen Afifi – Telephone 01472 808500.

 

 

All positions are subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and medical clearance. Evidence of valid professional registration and appropriate DBS clearances will also be required where relevant. All posts will also be subject to successful completion of a 12 week probationary period.

 

Please note that all new employees joining NAViGO will be able to contribute to the NHS pension.

 

This post is classed as exempted for the purposes of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, even those convictions that are classed as spent must be declared on your application.

 

NAViGO CIC takes its responsibility for the Safeguarding of Children & Adults at risk seriously. Every member of staff must comply with the NAViGO Safeguarding policies.

 

We will ensure that all applicants are contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date.

 

Navigo will keep details of unsuccessful applicants on file for a period of 6 months. Where further positions arise which we believe may be suitable we may contact those applicants with information and to advise of the further vacancy, should they wish to apply. Application at this subsequent stage/position would be voluntary and via open competition. Applicants may opt out of this by informing the recruitment team via NHS Jobs if they do not wish for details to be retained for this purpose.

 

 

 

 

 

 




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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


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