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Adult Learning Disability Service Team Coordinator

Job Reference: 274-LPFT8279

Employer:
Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Learning Disabilities South Hub, Sycamore Centre, Beacon Lane
Location:
Grantham
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.


Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LPFT) offers a range of services to support people with learning disabilities in the community. LPFT’s adult learning disability service, provides specialist health support to people with learning disabilities who require assessment and/or treatment for their physical and mental health, including support with behaviours of concern.
The adult learning disability service operates from four multi-disciplinary hubs, across Lincolnshire, which delivers a range of specialist provision as well as a county-wide community home assessment and treatment team.
There is an exciting opportunity within Lincolnshire’s adult learning disability service for a Band 7 team coordinator to lead the South hub learning disability team. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual who can provide safe and effective day to day management and leadership for the team. You will maintain performance and ensure that professional standards and best practice are upheld.

The post would suit a motivated individual who has the ability to develop and motivate others, have a progressive mind-set and be able to build positive working relationships within the adult learning disability service and with partner agencies, whilst demonstrating excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You will need to demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment to high quality care as well evidencing a commitment to continuous quality improvement. The team coordinator will provide support, leadership, management, performance monitoring and strategic direction for the team and will report to the Service Manager.

You will have a strong sense of initiative, excellent team working ability and be an excellent communicator. A willingness to undertake training relevant to the post is expected.
For further information please contact Laura Copus, Adult Learning Disability Service Manager, on 07976424191 or laura.copus@lpft.nhs.net (Mon-Thurs only).

 




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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