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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/04/2021.

Senior Practitioner

Job Reference: 173-19321-ACUTE

Employer:
Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Single Point of Access
Location:
Leeds
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 pa

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Are you a Mental Health Nurse, Social worker or Occupational Therapist ready for the next step in your career?

A fantastic opportunity has arisen within the Single Point of Access (SPA) service based within Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

The Single Point of Access (SPA) clinical role will involve offering telephone and face to face triage to patients who require routine or crisis care for mental health issues, alongside offering information and advice to third parties such as carers, family and friends.

We are seeking to recruit enthusiastic and motivated staff who have an interest in supporting services users in achieving the right care pathway first time.

The successful candidates will be able to prioritise conflicting needs with competing demands and will continue to make excellent clinical judgements during these times. The post holder needs to be curious and capable in assessment whilst actively engaging service users/referrers in this process.

The service will operate between the hours of 8am and 9pm 7 days a week. There are opportunities for flexible shift patterns and working.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Claire Moynehan, Clinical Team Manager, or Bronwen Maxwell, Clinical Operations Manager, on 0113 8556818




All applications submitted will be held by TRAC.systems and the Trust Resourcing team. If you are unsuccessful at interview your details will be held for a further 6 months and then deleted.

***Please note that from 1st July 2018, all new employees will be required to pay for their DBS Check, and to subscribe to the DBS Update Service.***

If a DBS Check is required for your role the Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost of the DBS check (Enhanced Check £48 or Standard Check £30) by way of deductions from your salary over the first 3 consecutive months of employment with the Trust. As a condition of your employment you will also be required to register with and to participate in the DBS Update Service, and will be responsible for maintaining payment, and subscription to the DBS Update Service (£13 annual payment).DBS checks for volunteers remain free of charge.

NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk of redundancy’ will, wherever possible be offered an interview, provided that they demonstrate that they meet all the essential shortlisting criteria of the post. If you are ‘at risk of redundancy’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application.

The Trust reserves the right to close the vacancy before the closing date.

In view of Home Office Immigration Regulations all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed to the post.

The Trust currently pays a non-consolidated supplement in order that all our staff receive the equivalent of the Living Wage Foundation Rate.

Please note: The Trust does not offer reimbursement of interview expenses.


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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UK Registration

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



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