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Bank Multi-Disciplinary Pathway Worker

Job Reference: 395-BANK509KENT-JUN19

Employer:
NELFT NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Children and Young People’s Mental Health Services
Location:
Kent
Salary:
£15.91 per hour

Do you want to be part of an innovative, dynamic organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.

NELFT provides award winning community and mental healthcare for over 2 million people. We work to ensure our patients, their friends and family, feel confident that their health needs are well met. With an excellent reputation for research and development, our skilled health professionals are at the cutting edge of evidence-based innovation, opening up the possibilities for better ways of working and delivery of care.

We are committed to the delivering the best care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate our Trust values.

We are committed to continuous learning to improve patient outcomes so this means that we are also committed to the professional development of our workforce. We want to ensure you have the opportunity to grow and progress within NELFT, so take the first step on this journey by joining us now.


NELFT operate a temporary staffing service and offer competitive hourly rates, flexibility of shifts and hours, access to the NHS pension scheme, a variety of work and access to excellent training opportunities.

We are looking for graduate-trained professionals (e.g nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, creative therapists, counsellors). We are also seeking individuals with extensive clinical CAMHS/EWMHS experience or similar and previous line management experience. All applicants must have good written and verbal communication skills, be able to work as part of a team and demonstrate an understanding of emotional wellbeing and mental health issues with children and young people.

You will be familiar with the principles underpinning the national CYP-IAPT programme (Children and Young People’s Improving Access to Psychological Therapies). Our services will provide the latest in evidence based NICE compliant psychological interventions to children, young people and their families experiencing emotional wellbeing and mental health difficulties.

You will be able to assess, plan, implement and evaluate all aspects of care including working/liaising with multi-disciplinary teams and other agencies in the provision of care and have the ability to engage young people and their families with empathy and compassion.
You will be a highly motivated and innovative individual with clinical experience working with children and young people with emotional wellbeing and mental health difficulties.

You will:
• Routinely measure clinical outcomes and deliver evidence-based clinical interventions
• Promote the mental and emotional health of children, young people and families in the community through clinical interventions using care pathways
• Undertake initial school based and community based assessments and deliver a range of early interventions to children and young people with a range of emotional and psychological difficulties where appropriate
• Assess and develop plans of care to meet the complex needs of patients with a variety of conditions
• Line manage staff

Please ensure you meet the person specifications and have the relevant qualifications required for the role. At NELFT we set very high standards to ensure we provide quality services. We require prospective candidates to carry out an online literacy and numeracy test, equivalent to NVQ Level 2. For more information regarding our assessments, please visit our website. If you are shortlisted you will be invited to undertake an assessment for these skills prior to being invited to interview.



For further details / informal visits contact:

For more information about working on the Temporary Staffing Bank please contact the Temporary Staffing Team on 0300 300 1530.




As an employee of NELFT, you will receive the following benefits:

  • Excellent working environments in a mix of state of the art and historic buildings
  • Agile working with outstanding ICT support
  • A long-standing and award-winning approach to Equality and Diversity with supportive networks for ethnic minority staff, staff with disabilities and LGBT staff
  • Staff Benefits including NHS Pension, childcare vouchers, a salary sacrifice car scheme, the MyTrustBenefits discount scheme, cycle scheme and Annual Leave Sale / Purchase scheme, trade union membership and a range of ambassadorial roles
  • A focus on staff health and wellbeing featuring subsidised gym membership, access to Mindfulness, walking groups and other wellbeing support.

We have signed the skills pledge and are an accredited Improving Working Lives organisation. We are committed to staff development and offer opportunities which include a wide range of training options and an active Quality Improvement Programme

Equal opportunities employer
We are committed to equal opportunities and diversity, are Disability Confident and therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community, people of all protected characteristics.

Correspondence with us
You are advised to regularly check your emails (including any junk mail/spam folders) for correspondence related to this post.

In the event of a high number of responses to any advert, NELFT reserves the right to close the vacancy early. .

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to NELFT NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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