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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/05/2022.

Senior Health Care Support Worker

Job Reference: 274-LPFT7992

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Maple Lodge
Maple Lodge, Toot Lane, Boston
£20,330 to £21,777 pro rata

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.

Are you passionate about mental health care?
Are you looking for a challenge?
Are you looking to make a difference to peoples lives?

If so, Maple Lodge is the place for you.

Maple Lodge is a purpose built 15 bed rehabilitation unit within the Boston area for people with enduring mental health problems and complex needs.
We support people recover to their optimum following a period of mental ill health, we support individuals to improve their quality of life. We support people to manage their long-term mental health conditions to enable them to live well in their communities.

You will have the opportunity to participate and maintain high quality care within the ward environment to work alongside service users to aid in their recovery and transition back to independence.

We aim to provide intervention for both men and women with severe and enduring mental ill-health in an open environment within the community to support their ongoing recovery and social integration/ inclusion needs. Maple Lodge allows us to work with people to harness their skills and enable them to be the best version of themselves, working towards independence and recovery to enable service users to regain health and mental wellness before moving on to live as independently as possible.

In return we will offer the opportunity to be part an excellent and developing team that holds the highest possible values and work ethic within a purpose-built environment. Everybody is valued within the team, we act with pride, compassion, and work together for service improvements which have positive impacts upon our patients and their pathway of care.
Having received AIMS accreditation from the royal college of psychiatrists we maintain high standards

It is an exciting time to work within rehabilitation services within LPFT, currently our service is undergoing a program of transformation, working closely with our colleagues within community rehabilitation services, re-enablement, and high dependency rehabilitation services, forensic services, and our acute care colleagues to offer the least restrictive interventions. The right care at the right time.
If you want to be part of our team and take advantage of this exciting opportunity, then we will be happy to hear from you.

Applicants must meet the job specification and must be able to work a range of flexible hours to include nights and weekends, bank holidays and long days

For further information please contact
Melanie Hutchinson

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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