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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/04/2021.

Senior Recovery College Lead"INTERNAL MPFT ONLY"

Job Reference: 301-JP-21-110338

Inclusion Thurrock
£45753 to £51668 + 5%HCA Allowance

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.

Thurrock Recovery College Lead

Generous Incentives Package

Flexible Working Arrangements Always Considered


The Role

Leading on the strategic and day to day delivery of a consistently high quality Recovery College, putting the service user at the heart of everything we do. The post holder will build effective relationships with partner agencies, sub-contractors and commissioners, working with the senior management team to turn our vision for the future into a reality.



You will be a qualified health or education professional by background, possibly working in education or as a counsellor, nurse or psychologist with experience of working at management level within a comparable organisation and now perhaps ready for the next step into a more senior role.

You will have a proven track record of managing successful projects, you will be used to dealing with budgets and tenders and you will, of course, have experience of a range of psychological therapies.

Most importantly, you will be passionate about improving the lives of our service users. You will be an influential and charismatic leader, an excellent communicator, a good decision maker and you will be able to inspire those around you, forging strong and effective relationships with our partners.


Our Offer

Inclusion are committed to developing our staff, we will ensure that you are provided with the training you may require and that you are given time to focus on personal development.

We will provide regular management supervision and you will have genuine opportunities to shape our offer to the Community

The team are friendly, supportive and forward thinking and look forward to welcoming a new leader on board


For an informal discussion and to find out more about what we can offer, please contact Robert Waugh, on 07721504884

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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.

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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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