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Senior Clinician (RMN)

Job Reference: 798-0567

Employer:
Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust
Department:
Crisis Resolution Team - Elgar Unit
Location:
Worcester
Salary:
£31,365 to £37,890 pa pro rata for part time

Please note that applications are welcomed from all suitably qualified/experienced individuals. However prior consideration will be given to applications from individuals who are ‘at risk’ and employed by Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust. If an appointment is made from that at risk group, the post will be withdrawn.

OUR TRUST VALUES

Our Trust is a great place to work and we are keen to ensure that all our employees have the right values in order that we can provide the best service to our patients. These values are very important to us, and as a potential candidate you should be made aware that we test for these throughout the whole assessment/recruitment and selection process, and will only interview and recruit individuals who demonstrate these values through their application and behaviour.

Details of our Values can be found on our website link 'Working together for outstanding care - our vision'

Together We Can

Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust is a leading provider of community nursing, therapy and mental health services to people of all ages throughout our county.

Rated Good by the CQC, with a clearly defined strategy and proven financial track record, we believe that key to maintaining our high standards and meeting the challenges we face is to retain and recruit committed, skilled and motivated staff.

So Together We Can empower you to make changes which will make every day better; we can support you through our health and wellbeing opportunities; and we can continually meet your ambitions through our flexible in-house learning and development programmes.

We believe our staff are our biggest asset. We want to develop a positive, inclusive and caring culture that engages and inspires all our staff, with a clear focus on improvement and advancing equality of opportunity.


Crisis Assessment Suite-Elgar Unit

Worcestershire Health and Care Trust

CRISIS RESOLUTION TEAM

SENIOR CLINICIAN – RMN

BAND 6

37.5 HOURS PER WEEK – 3 X 12.5  3 shifts over 7 days (including weekends and waking nights) Part time also available.

 

We are looking for motivated, positive and committed professionals to join a 24hr Countywide Integrated Crisis Resolution Team which provides support to people who present in crisis or those with a severe and enduring mental illness within Worcestershire.  The team acts as a single point of access for urgent same day assessments from a variety of referral sources.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake flexible working over a 7 day period (inclusive of waking nights). The applicant must have the requisite qualifications for the post, those being Registered Mental Health Nurse be willing to undertake subsequent training to fulfil roles and responsibilities for personal and professional development.

Staff are provided with regular formal and informal supervision and will be part of a multi-disciplinary team.

The team are a well-established, supportive and dynamic team with excellent clinical and risk assessment skills which will allow further professional development whilst augmenting expertise already possessed.

Worcestershire is currently further developing its Urgent Care Pathway to radically look at how we provide services to the people of our County and now is an excellent time to join this progressive organisation and be part of something new.

We have recently opened a purpose built Assessment Suite affording greater and more timely access to those in need and we have launched our ‘Street Triage’ service in conjunction with our Ambulance and Police colleagues, the advertised role can entail  being part of this responsive Tri Model  venture.

Feel free to get in touch, have a chat, come and visit us and see who we are and what we do. We are a friendly, approachable team and will look forward to hearing from you.

It is preferable applicants can meet the travel requirements of the post.

For further information contact Phil Morgan Service Manager, Karen Hyde ASWP or Marie Walker Clinical Lead on 01905 681915.

All staff whatever their role, level or responsibility will be encouraged and supported to do their job well and to improve their job.

Making Every Day Better for patients, staff, service users and carers is the responsibility of all of us and we want to embed a culture within the organisation that encourages and supports the drive to improve what we do




PLEASE NOTE: All new appointments are subject to 6 months’ probation period.

If the same or similar vacancy arises within the recruitment period of this post or up to 3 months afterwards, the Trust may chose not to re advertise, but to select a suitable candidate from this interview pool. The new post may differ in terms of the base, hours available (full or part time) or contract type (permanent or fixed term) and therefore you are encouraged to apply for advertised posts but specify on your application form your preferences.

In the event of exceptionally high levels of response, we reserve the right to close the post before the date stated in order to prevent the number of applications received being unmanageable.

Applicants must have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English in both verbal and written formats.

**If the position being applied for requires a DBS check to be undertaken on you, it will be a condition of your employment that you have subscribed and continue to subscribe to the DBS Update Service. New employees to the Trust are required to pay the fee for the initial DBS check (this will be deducted from their first months’ salary) and the annual subscription (£13) to the DBS Update Service. Internal applicants are required to pay the annual subscription fee only (£13). Further information on the update service can be found on our website link ‘DBS Update Service.’

The Trust offers a preceptorship year for newly qualified nurses and AHP's and attendance at preceptorship programmes is a condition of employment.


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


UK Registration

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



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