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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/12/2020.

Mental Health Nurse/ Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 367-EAN-4170

Employer:
Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
MH Older People
Location:
Based in either West Hertfordshire or East & North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 Per annum pro rata

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 for a mental health nurse/occupational therapist to work within the discharge home to assess team under the integrated service. The role works with the primary care model responding to primary care mental health concerns such as dementia, low mood and anxiety, signposting to services such as voluntary agencies, ruling out mental health in those presenting with symptoms that cannot otherwise be explained; for those with enduring mental health needs under the secondary mental health pathway there is liaison with care coordinators feed back to the team in MDT. The successful candidate will need to have an excellent working knowledge of Dementia, Delirium and Depression. There is two posts available in West Hertfordshire, one full time post (1.0FTE) , and one part-time post (0.5 FTE) , and a part-time post (0.5 FTE) in East & North Herts.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameJan GardinerJob titleQuadrant ManagerEmail addressjan.gardiner@nhs.netTelephone number07702 841678




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.


UK Registration

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



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