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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/09/2022.

Bank Recovery Nurse

Job Reference: 301-BANK-22-144768

Employer:
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Temporary Staffing - Bank
Location:
Hampshire
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615

An award winning organisation with over 9000 employees across services in North & South Staffordshire, Shropshire, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Essex, we are one of the largest integrated Health and Social Care providers.

What can we offer you?

  • Our SOOTHE resources are supporting staff across the trust with their physical and mental health. In addition to the support offered from our occupational health provider Team Prevent.

  • Counselling support and lifestyle information with advice on a variety of personal matters

  • Annual Big SOOTHE week provides time to reflect on the demands following the pandemic and connect with others to feel able to face future challenges as we move forward.

  • “In our Gift” provides a platform for your voice to be heard to implement change

  • Purchase additional annual leave as well as wellbeing days

  • Career development opportunities and coaching

  • Access to in house training programs, leadership management and NVQ qualifications as well as our wellbeing and recovery college

  • Innovative research training program entitled STARS (Supporting the advancement of Research Skills)

  • Flexible working wherever possible including opportunities for homeworking

  • Opportunities to connect of important issues such as Sustainability and digital working

  • Empower and engage our staff with LOVE awards, LOVE long service awards and STAFF Surveys

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Commitment to create a more diverse and inclusive organisation through our Staff Equality Network

  • NHS pension scheme

  • You would be eligible for NHS discounts including blue light card and red guava


Inclusion as part of an NHS Trust offers excellent career and development opportunities and the potential to really make a difference to our service users and the wider communities in which we serve.

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Recovery Workers/ Recovery Nurses . There will be regular evening and weekend working involved. The suitable candidates will have previous experience of working in substance misuse service and a good understanding of caseload management and support needs of clients accessing a community service.
The job mainly includes caseload management, active recovery planning and risk management, conducting initial needs assessments, supporting clients through partnership working, safeguarding adults and children, liaison with key professionals, onward referrals to partnership agencies, and working as part of a multidisciplinary team. The role also requires a good understanding of the effects of substances and harm minimisation. Caseloads vary but would include a mixture of clients with varying presenting needs, some on substitute prescriptions. The preferred candidate will also be confident in delivering workshops. As this job is advertised as Bank, hours and location will vary depending on service need. There are options to work from home occasionally too.

Inclusion aims to combine public service values, which drive the most progressive elements within the NHS, with the commitment to tackling social exclusion shown by the best of the voluntary sector. We deliver a range of both criminal justice and community based drug and alcohol services across the country and IAPT services in the Wirral

Inclusion, as part of the NHS offers staff first rate supervision, training and personal development programmes and an excellent pension scheme and occupational health services.

If you are energised by our vision of an innovative NHS focused on tackling social exclusion and feel that you have the qualities to join our community based teams then come and discuss with us how our needs might match your aspirations.

For further information on the position please contact Stephanie Smith, Stephanie.smith@sssft.nhs.uk




IMPORTANT INFORMATION about your application. Please read. .

The Trust treats personal data collected during the recruitment process in accordance with the Information Governance Policy. Information about how your data is used and the basis for processing your data is contained within the Trust’s Privacy Notice

1. UPDATES & CORRESPONDENCE – All correspondence will be sent via email to the email address you used when making your application. Please check your email regularly. If you have selected updates by text messaging we will also correspond via this method.

2. EMPLOYMENT CHECKS – If selected for interview, you will be sent an email with the details of the documentation you need to bring along with you to verify your Right to work in the UK, your identity and DBS Check. Failure to bring the documentation will delay your employment if you are successful at interview.

3. REFERENCES - Please ensure you provide email addresses for all referees for the last 3 years of employment and advise of any gaps in employment. We will not request references prior to interview unless you have given permission on your application form to do so, however, if you are offered a position with the Trust, references will be requested at the point of offer and by completing this application you are giving your approval for this information to be requested.

MPFT is committed to the equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and welcome applications from a wide range of candidates from all areas of the community, who meet the specific criteria of the post regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, physical / mental disability or offending background.

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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