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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/01/2021.

Support Time Recovery Worker

Job Reference: 301-IT-20-105459

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Norton House
Band 3

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.

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

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Support Time Recovery Worker

37.5 hours per week – working shifts across the 7 day period

Pay Scale: Band 3 £19,737 to £21,142

An opportunity has become available to join the Norton team at the Hatherton Centre, St George’s hospital.

The Hatherton centre is a medium secure service, Norton being the pre-discharge rehabilitation ward. The Support Time Recovery Worker role is an important member of the ward team working closing with nursing and occupational therapy colleagues to support the delivery of planned interventions and support Service users to progress towards their discharge.

The specialist directorate is committed to investing in the Allied Health Professionals workforce and the successful candidate would be eligible to apply to undertake training to become a qualified occupational therapist through the trusts apprentice scheme whilst working as a support time recovery worker in the service.

Candidates interested in also applying for the occupational therapy apprentice training will be required to also meet the criteria set by the University and be willing to commit to the 4 year training programme to become a qualified Occupational Therapist.

More information about the apprenticeship can be found on Coventry or Wolverhampton University website or can be provided by email on request.

If you are looking for a new challenge with the potential to explore training in the profession of Occupational Therapy then this post is for you!

Successful applicants will be able to function confidently in multi-disciplinary teams and will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will demonstrate passion for making a positive contribution to improving the quality of life for people with mental health problems.

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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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