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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/12/2018.

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Activity Co-ordinator

Job Reference: 222-BM-809

Employer:
West London NHS Trust
Department:
Additional Clinical Services
Location:
Activity Co-ordinators, Crowthorne
Salary:
£21,157 - £24,531 pa Inc

We are immensely proud of our staff and their passion, professionalism and dedication to change people’s lives. If you share that passion, if you too want to make a difference, then come and join us.

In return you will get to work with a great team, with superb training and development opportunities, and excellent staff benefits (including relocation package).

We support 62,500 patients and carers every year, serving 700,000 residents in three of the most diverse boroughs in west London plus Broadmoor in Berkshire. The diversity of the communities we serve is matched by the diversity of our staff, of whom 56% come from BME backgrounds.

We offer the most diverse range of mental health services in England: from helping young people with eating disorders; to supporting new mums suffering post natal depression; to assessing people detained under the Mental Health Act; to running high secure services at Broadmoor Hospital. We are also creating innovative new services to combine physical and mental healthcare.

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Broadmoor Hospital

 

 

 

VACANCY

 

Ward Activity Coordinator (Band 4)

 

37½ hours per week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Broadmoor Hospital is one of the three high secure establishments in England and Wales, providing services to around 212 male patients with complex mental health needs from the South of England and is part of the Forensic Directorate of West London NHS Trust. Broadmoor Hospital currently has 2 Male Pathways: Mental Illness and Personality Disorder.

 

 

 

The activity coordinators’ work under supervision to provide client centred therapeutic activities, individually and in small groups to patients with complex needs who are receiving care within a high secure setting.

 

 

 

This post requires an individual with the skills and abilities to motivate others, engage them in the therapeutic process, problem solve and to work collaboratively with all members of the multidisciplinary team to achieve the objectives of the patients care plan which focuses on reducing risk and offending behaviours.

 

 

 

The Mental Illness and Personality Disorder Pathways provide opportunities for continual development and promotes a learning environment. All activity coordinators will receive bespoke training and regular supervision.

 

Closing date for applications will be the 27th December 2018, interviews will be held provisionally week commencing 7th January 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



For further details / informal visits contact:

Further Information

 

 

 

We would welcome informal inquiries from potential applicants. For further information please contact Tonderai Katiyo Tonderai.Katiyo@westlondon.nhs.uk Clinical Nurse Manager.

 

 

 

 




We reserve the right to close adverts prior to the closing date stated should we receive a high volume of applications. If you do not hear back from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been short-listed on this occasion.

All staff identified as at-risk and who meet the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly.

We offer Relocation packages for some positions (including Band 5 and Band 6 Nurses) - a relocation allowance of up to £8000 is offered for those who meet a required criteria.

Registered Nurses are required to produce their current NMC Revalidation documents/Portfolio at the assessment centre for verification, unless you are a newly qualified nurse from University.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to West London Mental Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, you will be required to undergo a pre-employment check which can take between 4-8 weeks. After which your information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

Please ensure you include professional email addresses and contact numbers for your referees which MUST be at supervisory or managerial capacity covering the last 3 years of employment to date to avoid delay in the recruitment process. If your current/most recent organisation is an NHS trust, we will be requesting one reference from your current line manager/HR department.

West London Mental Health NHS Trust is committed to safeguarding of all children and vulnerable adults, eliminating discrimination for all groups and achieving equality of opportunity regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief and sexuality. We aim to create a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve at all levels of seniority within the Trust. We are therefore particularly interested in receiving applications from people from ethnic minority backgrounds’.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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