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Expert by Experience - Project Simulation Worker, Band 3

Job Reference: 184-SS.GEN.121

Employer:
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Project Simulation – Suicide Prevention
Location:
Bridgwater/Taunton
Salary:
£18,813 - £20,795 per annum, pro rata

As part of an exciting investment from Health Education England, the Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Directorate at Somerset Partnership are pioneering the Project Simulation in Mental Health services for suicide prevention.

An Expert by Experience is someone who has previous experience of using or caring for someone who has received support from mental health services. We are looking for someone who wishes to contribute to collaborative working for the development and improvement of services.

This is a fixed term contract for 1 year, where you will support the Project Simulation Lead in developing and facilitating patient and staff forums to develop and promote learning.

Our aim is to improve the approaches to suicide prevention and review opportunities for further developments and your role in this will be highly valued.

We know how important it is to recognise people, such as yourself, as partners in the development of services and we welcome you to become involved in the co-production of better mental health care.

The role will involve travel county wide but will likely be based in the Bridgwater and Taunton areas so access to these areas with your own transport will be essential.

If you'd like to discuss this role further, please contact Neil Thomas, Project Simulation Lead on 07584 004887.




Our values are simple: Outstanding Care, Working Together, Listening and Leading.

We recognise that our staff are our most valuable resource, we are proud of the excellent levels of service our Trust provides to our service users and the dedication and conscientious of our staff. With this in mind, we offer a range of staff benefits including:

Excellent annual leave entitlement

Relocation package – up to £8,000

Enhanced rates of pay

NHS Pension Scheme

Free parking on most of our sites

NHS discounts

Training and development

Flexible working

Paid registration fees for the 1st year for newly qualified staff

For more information please contact the recruitment team on 01278 432008.

By submitting your application to NHS Jobs/Trac, you are giving your consent for elements of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation; to be used by Recruitment for purposes of checking your Professional Registration online (where applicable).

These processes are in line with Fair and Lawful processing and with the Data Protection Act (2018) principles especially those in relation to your personal or sensitive personal data (sensitive personal data is defined as any declared physical or mental health conditions, racial or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, trade union membership, political opinion, religious beliefs). Other principles under Data Protection will be observed such as use of data for specific, defined purposes, and use of data that is relevant and not excessive whilst practicing data accuracy and security of all held personal identifiable information (PII).

If successfully appointed, by completing the application form you authorise the Somerset Partnership to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national Electronic Staff Record (ESR).


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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From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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