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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/07/2022.

Senior Health Care Support Worker

Job Reference: 274-LPFT7654

Employer:
Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
The Fens, Discovery House, Lincoln, LN1 1EJ
Location:
LINCOLN
Salary:
£20,330 to £21,777 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.


The Fens has a new and exciting opportunity for a keen, enthusiastic and experienced Senior Healthcare Support Worker. We are looking to recruit an experienced Band 3 Senior Healthcare Support Worker who holds pride in providing outstanding and compassionate care towards patients within our service.
Applications are invited from highly motivated and dynamic candidates with a “can do” attitude to deliver the Trusts Vision and Values and help to improve our patient experience within high dependency rehabilitation services. This is an exciting and challenging role which will afford the successful candidate to work as part of a supportive team that is focused on delivering high standards of care through evidence-based practice.
The Fens provides assessment and intervention for men with severe and enduring mental ill-health in a locked environment to support their ongoing recovery and social integration. The whole service is focused on working towards independence and recovery to enable service users to regain health and mental wellness in order to live well in the community.
Are you seeking an opportunity to join a forward thinking Trust, great career opportunities, excellent training, where you can be challenged but rewarded and provide the standard of care to really make a difference every day – If the answer is yes, we want you to join our team.
We offer a 24 hour service within our inpatient facilities therefore successful candidates will be required to work unsociable hours inclusive of nights, weekends, public holidays and shift patterns.

 

 

 




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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