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Band 6 Senior Care Coordinator

Job Reference: 313-A-21-102451-MA

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
£32,306 - £39,027

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

The PIER team have a rare opportunity for a secondment, in the role of care coordinator. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills and experience of working in the community and assessing and treating psychosis. We are seeking applicants who are registered mental health nurses or Qualified Occupational Therapists.

PIER is a dynamic and innovative service who work with individuals aged 14-64, experiencing a first episode of psychosis. The successful candidate would work autonomously, holding a varied and diverse caseload. They will work as part of the multidisciplinary team, in line with national guidelines to deliver a person centred, recovery focused package of care.

PIER offer a flexible approach to engagement and the successful candidate would need to be able to demonstrate the ability to be flexible and adaptable. This may involve meeting with patients and their families in clinic settings, home environments, places of work or education or public places.

PIER are a welcoming and friendly team, who support one another in the management of complex cases to achieve good outcomes for our patients. We work closely with other services and agencies and high quality communication with other professionals as well as patients and families is essential.

The service covers Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland and you may need to travel within this area as part of your role. It is essential that applicants hold a full driving licence and have a vehicle which can be used for the role.

Please get in contact if you wish to discuss this opportunity further – 0116 2943167.

We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients. Some roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you in the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information about applying and working for us are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

It is a statutory requirement for roles that involve work in care homes that staff are up to date with their Covid vaccination status to be able to work in that environment, unless the person has a valid medical exemption. Where a role requires this, they will need to demonstrate that they meet this requirement during the recruitment process.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, these are set in advance at a team level and you will join an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider appointable applicants for similar vacancies in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of new staff (excluding medical staff) is subject to a 6 month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. We actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups.

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants ‘at risk’ within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview over other candidates who apply for posts.

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