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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/05/2022.

Mental Health Housing Lead - Community Rehabilitation Team

Job Reference: 274-LPFT7984

Employer:
Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Ash Villa, Greylees (Sleaford) and Discovery House, Long Leys Road
Location:
Lincoln
Salary:
£40,057 to £45,839 pa

Here at LPFT, our people lie at the heart of everything we do.

We employ around 2,700 staff who are pivotal in our success.

Do you want to join a Trust rated by our own staff as one of the best mental health trusts in England, located in a county heralded as a fantastic place to live and work?

We provide mental health, learning disability and autism services to a local population of over 755,000 across 45 sites, as well as specialist services for children and young people.


People need access to good quality housing to achieve good mental heath outcomes!

We are looking for someone full of compassion, enthusiasm and energy to work in close partnership with housing providers and local third sector organisations. This is a new permanent role created to help The Trust deliver its plans to transform community mental health services, as part of the NHS Long Term Plan.

We are an evolving service and our aim to create a co-designed service, where we can work in partnerships with housing, CMHT’s & third sector organisations to meet the rehabilitation and recovery needs of individuals accessing our service. We provide intensive support to people in their own homes with a view to working towards independence.

The service will adopt a psychological approach, to aid understanding of the individual’s distress and, have dedicated space for regular case formulation and reflective practice sessions

The service runs over 7 days 8-8. Base and hours of the postholder to be discussed.

 




We are leading the way with mental health transformation projects. Multi-million-pound schemes to transform patient environments and radically redesign community services are currently underway, as part of our commitment to reshaping the future of mental healthcare.

We believe the key to high quality patient care is a contented workforce. This is reflected in the Care Quality Commission rating us as ‘outstanding’ for well led and ‘good’ overall, and 75% of our staff recommending us as a place to work.

We offer options for flexible working and provide development pathways and opportunities. We have a proud partnership with the University of Lincoln and the Lincoln Medical School, which has expanded our academic offerings to nurture talent across the Trust.

We are committed to ensuring our workforce is diverse at all levels. We are currently under-represented particularly at senior leadership level, so we welcome applications from women, people with disabilities, people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds, and those from the LGBT communities.

We support and celebrate diversity. We have active staff network groups for Black Asian Minority Ethnics (BAME), Lesbian Gay Bi-Sexual Transgender (LGBT+), staff with Mental and Physical Lived Experience (MAPLE) and our dedicated groups for men and women. We are a Silver Standard Employer with ENEI, were in the top 100 organisations in the county within the Stonewall Index (in 2019), and have been a finalist for the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Mental Health Trust of the Year Award two years in a row.

We offer 24-hour services within our Inpatient, Crisis and SPA teams, if you are successfully appointed to posts in these areas or others that might have specified, you will be required to work unsociable hours and shift patterns.



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