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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/01/2021.

Support Worker

Job Reference: 301-SB-21-105648

Employer:
Inclusion
Department:
Inclusion Telford Stars
Location:
Telford
Salary:
£19,737 -£21,142

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 seeking a motivated, committed and enthusiastic individual to provide a support worker function at Telford Substance misuse and Recovery Service (Stars).

Our aim is to provide high-quality, planned care to individuals experiencing substance misuse problems in order to improve their health and wellbeing and to support their recovery; the role of the support worker is integral to achieving this.

The main responsibilities of this role include providing support to the team for identified individuals under the supervision of the recovery worker, assertive outreach, overseeing and supporting the volunteer scheme, assist the with the health care agenda and facilitating treatment groups.

You will need to be able to demonstrate lived experience in the field of substance misuse.

You will be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, be able to use information technology and able to work with minimal supervision.

You will be working within a multi-disciplinary team which requires flexibility, the ability to both priorities and adapt according to service need.

Please note, the position is for 37.5 hours Monday to Friday 9am till 5 pm however we would consider job shares.

Interviews to take place on 27th & 28th January 2021.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Christopher.Hirst@mpft.nhs.uk

03004564291

We highly recommend you visit Telford STARS at Whitechapel House to discuss the role before applying. Please contact Telford STARS on 0300 456 4291 to arrange this.




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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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