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Early Intervention Service Care Coordinator

Job Reference: 363-TH5249

East London NHS Foundation Trust
Mental Health
TH AMH Early Intervention Services Total Psychology, LONDON
£36,481 to £41,559 per annum, Inc HCA

This is an exciting time for ELFT. Our vision is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive – so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations.

Band 6 Early Intervention Service Care Coordinator, Tower Hamlets Early Intervention Service. 1 wte.


We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and experienced Band 6 mental health practitioner to enhance the team's multi-disciplinary skill base and contribute to the provision of a high quality service to people aged 18-35 with a first episode of psychosis. Since December 2016, we have started assessing and working with people aged 35+ who have a first episode psychosis, using a Hub and Spoke model in Tower Hamlets.


The successful applicant needs to be a qualified nurse/ occupational therapist or social worker with 1-2 years post qualifying experience. The applicant must be able to demonstrate substantial knowledge / understanding of the Early Intervention in psychosis model of practice and have a proven track record for innovative practice.


THEIS is an early intervention in psychosis service for young adults aged 18-35 years old, from a range of religious, cultural and ethnic backgrounds, experiencing first onset of psychosis.


THEIS is an expanding multi-disciplinary team; we provide a range of psychosocial interventions working within the care programme approach framework in collaboration with service users, carers and other relevant agencies. The interventions are offered in individual, group and family contexts, and commonly require an assertive outreach approach.


Early intervention for psychosis services aim to reduce the prevalence and impact of schizophrenia by reducing the duration of untreated psychosis and engaging clients in training and work as well as offering support and psychological interventions.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For more information or an informal discussion please contact
Rebekah Rawding, Operational Lead or Aimee Mullen, Senior Practitioner on 0203 487 1310

Making Things Better

Quality Improvement is a key part of our work to improve and refine how we do things. We have a global reputation for our quality improvement work and we don’t stand still!

We launched our Five Year Strategy in April 2019. This complements the NHS Long Term Strategy and sets out our direction of travel. We want to improve the health of the populations we serve, improve their experience of care, improve staff experience and improve value. Working with our communities and partners is to key to achieving this.

Aiming High

We were rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC in 2016, and were proud to be rated ‘Outstanding’ again in 2018. We were named in the HSJ’s Top 10 best places to work in healthcare and were voted Provider Trust of the Year in 2018.

Staff and Service Users United

We strive to ensure that staff feel valued by the Trust and as they are truly pivotal in delivering better outcomes for our patients and service users. Our aspiration is to help to make the NHS the best place to work. This Trust is clinician-led and provides the highest possible level of clinical expertise throughout its services. We pride ourselves on our service user involvement.

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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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