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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/12/2020.

Job Reference: 301-SB-20-103794

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£18005 to £19,337

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) was formed in June 2018 when South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (SSSFT) acquired Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Partnership Trust (SSOTP). For further information please click on the Trust name above.

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A permanent Full Time Band 2, Health Care Support Worker.

An exciting opportunity has arisen in Older Adult inpatient Services within the Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust on Bromley, St Georges Hospital, Stafford.

The ward is an assessment unit for older adults requiring admission for assessment of their mental health needs, treatment and discharge to the most suitable environment which may be home, supervised supported living or 24 hour care, working closely with community services. We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, self-motivated and innovative support worker. We need an individual who enjoys a challenge and wants to be part of a motivated team committed to delivering quality evidenced based care, promoting and maintaining service users independence to ensure they function at their optimum level. The team work as a multi-disciplinary team will all team members contributing to planning, implementing and evaluating planned care.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a high degree of interpersonal skills both verbally and non-verbally. A degree of flexibility in approach is required along with a willingness to learn whilst working in an environment that can at times be challenging. The Trust encourages and supports employees in developing their skills, knowledge and practice through supervision and offering training opportunities.

For an informal discussion, please contact Kate Mansell from Bromley Ward on 01785 221316.

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MPFT is committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all areas of the community, who meet the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, ethnictity, sexual orientation, gender, disability and religion/belief.

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

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