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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/11/2020.

ARMS Family Intervention Therapist

Job Reference: 301-JP-20-102539

Employer:
Inclusion
Department:
Inclusion
Location:
Thurrock
Salary:
£24907to £30615 +5% HCAS

Inclusion, created in 2002 is part of the Specialist Services Care Group of Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT).

We believe that the individuals and families who use our services should receive high quality, committed and inclusive services realising all the benefits a modern national NHS organisation can bring. To do this, we need a well trained and supported workforce and place significant investment in training and development opportunities. We have market-leading opportunities and terms and conditions.

We are proud to have dedicated, passionate and professional staff across our services. We employ a broad spectrum of roles to ensure we meet the needs of those we work with. This includes Doctors, Nurses, Therapists, Allied Health Professionals, Psycho-social Workers, Peer Mentors and Volunteers.

There has never been a better time to join Inclusion (and the Trust); take a look at our Benefits Leaflet to see what else we can offer you.

The Trust works in partnership with the NHS programme ‘Step into Health’, supporting ex-service personnel into a career in the NHS.


We are looking to recruit a Family Intervention Therapist to work in our At Risk Mental Status (ARMS) team. Full details of the role and requirements are contained in the attached job description and person specification.

We are seeking an individual that strives to innovate and want to make a real difference through the work they do. The job purpose is to assist in the assessment, planning, implementing and evaluating of family-focused evidence-based individual and group interventions (BFT and Carer-education specific to Early Intervention in Psychosis, as set out in EIP Standards, NICE 2016), to work in partnership with service users, carers, EIP team, wider health & social care services, community assets and statutory and voluntary sector services, to promote family/ carer understanding and support for service user recovery and to assist them in regaining and maintaining their place in the community. In doing so, to provide co-produced carer education using a range of clinical, evidence-based self-management and health promotion interventions. Full details of the role and requirements are contained in the attached job description and person specification.

Whilst it would be great if we could recruit someone who has all of the required experience we recognise this is unlikely. We are therefore ready to provide appropriate support and train the individuals so they can be effective in the role.

The appointee will need to be able to communicate effectively with colleagues, service users and members of the public, respect individual rights to confidentiality, and complete tasks within given deadlines.

For informal enquiries please contact us and ask to speak to the service lead.

Please note that should we have a high volume of applications the Trust may close the vacancy early.

The Trust has a positive attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.

We are an innovative and forward thinking organisation with an expanding portfolio of services. This means we can offer our staff genuine opportunities to develop their careers, gaining experience working across a number of specialisms. We are renowned for investing in and supporting our employees and have a strong ethos of continuous professional development.

Opportunities to progress locally are good as we also have the Inclusion IAPT Primary Care Mental Health service and Visions Drug and Alcohol Services, IPS Employment Support, Early Intervention Psychosis services and work closely with Thurrock Mind.

By way of background, in 2002 Inclusion was created as part of the award winning South Staffordshire & Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, now known as Midlands Partnership Foundation NHS Trust. It was developed to provide evidence based innovative services to beneficiaries across England with the flexibility to provide local solutions to local communities but with the governance and commitment to quality of the NHS.

Successful in its endeavours, Inclusion has grown to provide drug and alcohol and sexual health, mental health services in the community, and prisons. Employing over 750 staff, including Psychiatrists, Counsellors, Doctors, Nurses, Social Workers, Allied Health Professionals,Therapists, Drug & Alcohol Recovery Workers, Peer Mentors and Volunteers. We provide services to in excess of 19,000 services users per annum across the South East, Midlands, East of England and North of England.

The range of services we provide allows us to work with our service users in prisons, extending this into community settings, tackling both substance misuse and mental health concerns. We believe that people can change, a resounding theme of our services that underpins our success is being flexible to changing need, not compromising on quality and understanding our responsibility in achieving the best possible outcomes for service users, families and communities.

Inclusion has extensive experience of working alongside and providing services to Clinical Commissioning Groups, Local Authority Public Health Teams, Police & Crime Commissioners, NOMS, NHS England and a broad range of public and voluntary sector institutions. Partnerships are important to us, we work with a range of providers to ensure there are comprehensive packages in place for our service users.

We are renowned for investing in and supporting our staff and have a strong ethos of continuous professional development. This means we can offer staff genuine opportunities to develop their careers, gaining experience working across a number of specialisms.

All in all, an excellent place to work.

 

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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Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and operates a no smoking at work policy.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust has a positive attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.

PLEASE NOTE: should we have a high volume of applications the Trust may close the vacancy early.


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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