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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/12/2020.

Senior Support, Time & Recovery Worker

Job Reference: 367-EAN-4144

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Senior Support Worker - Adult Community Mental Health Services
Rosanne House, Parkway, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6HG, Welwyn Garden City
£21,892 - £24,157 Per Annum

Values Based Screener

At Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust we are looking for people to join us who share our values and those of the NHS. Before your application can be considered please take part on our online values questionnaire which you can find in the 'Further Links' section of this advert. When you have finished you will be sent a 'completion code' by email, which will be valid for 6 months and required to submit your application form (If you are experiencing problems please call 01707 253878).

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our busy Adult Community Mental Health Services based in Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield.

The service delivers care and support to a range of people of working age who are experiencing mental ill health problems that are impacting on their lives and daily functioning.

As a Senior STaR Worker - you will be working under the supervision of our Mental Health Practitioners to support individuals to discover and access universal resources to meet their goals. We will support you to become a champion of local resources that will assist with this.

You may have lived experience of mental illness, or of caring for someone with mental illness, and you will be keen to advocate for people with mental illnesses to access universal resources in their local community.

In return we offer regular supervision, access to training and development, an individual personal development plan to enable to you to explore your own career and development options within the health and social care environment.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameMrs Jackie StonebrookJob titleService ManagerEmail addressjackie.stonebrook@nhs.netTelephone number07818011428Additional contact information

Isabel Worsley on 07827872577

About us

Work for an NHS trust that’s been rated as 'OUTSTANDING' by the CQC. Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) is a successful provider of mental health and learning disability services with ambitions to be the leading provider in the country. We are already delivering services as far afield as Norfolk and North Essex as well as for the population of Hertfordshire. We are a Values Based organisation and our aim is to ensure that we deliver an experience that is consistently welcoming, kind, positive, respectful and professional, because these are the Values that our service users, carers and staff told us meant the most to them. We are currently embarking on a major transformation programme that will change the way that we deliver our services. We are also delighted to be named in the top 100 list of the best places to work in the health service in 2014, which is due to the national staff survey results as well as our range of engagement activities, the diversity of our staff, support for employees with a disability or those who have suffered mental ill health themselves, and our training and development programmes.

Additional Information

HPFT is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and in order to reflect the diversity of its population, positively encourages applications from all areas of the community. We aim to be a representative organisation with regards to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, beliefs and sexual orientation and are fully committed to equality, diversity and human rights and encourage applications from all sections of the community including users of mental health services.

The Trust is committed to helping staff balance work and home life and welcomes applications from candidates wishing to work part-time or under flexible working arrangements.

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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