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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 12/06/2019.

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Employment Specialist

Job Reference: 232-1586237

Employer:
North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Employment Specialist
Location:
Hope Centre, Stoke-on-Trent
Salary:
£21,089 - £23,761 pa

Outstanding- our journey continues

We’re proud to be only one of two specialist Mental Health Trusts in England rated Outstanding by the CQC.

And we are not stopping there.

Our aim is to be Outstanding in ALL we do and HOW we do it.

And that’s OUR aim for YOU.


Due to service developments, we have an exciting opportunity for a member of staff to join the Individual Placement and Support team - Step On - as an Employment Specialist. The post is a full time, band 4 position working across North Staffordshire.

The Individual Placement and Support Team support service users into paid competitive employment following a vocational assessment that captures personal hopes and aspirations.

The role will include engaging potential employers and other partners like Job Centre Plus to support the individual into work and build a network of support.

If you have mental health experience, with excellent communication skills, are person centred and have recovery values at your core then we are looking for someone like you.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Simon Wilson - Service Manager Telephone:

Jenny Hawkins - IPS Supervisor




We aim to be outstanding as a diverse and inclusive employer. We are keen to develop our workforce representation from currently under-represented groups, including Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities; Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Trans (LGBT) people and those living with physical, mental and/or sensory disability. We offer a variety of flexible working / job share opportunities for both full and part time staff. Applications are welcomed from current and previous service users.

All correspondence will be sent to you via the email address you applied from, please check your junk / spam email folders regularly.

We reserve the right to close the post in the event of high levels of response. You are advised to submit your application form as soon as possible. Priority will be given to NHS staff across the region who are at risk of redundancy, where the vacancy is at the same band or one below their current band and candidates meet the essential criteria for this post. All employees new to the Trust will be subject to a 6 month probationary period. Clinical staff bands 1-4 that are new to the Trust are required to complete a Care Certificate. ALL POSTS INVOLVING ACCESS TO PERSONS IN RECEIPT OF HEALTH SERVICES WILL BE SUBJECT TO A DISCLOSURE & BARRING SERVICE DISCLOSURE.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to "North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust" transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system TRAC. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. If you are offered a job your information will also be transferred into the 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.



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