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Rehabilitation Support Worker

Job Reference: 378-B0797

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
378 14P Neighbourhood Rehabilitation and Crisis Response Service
£17,652 to £19,020 pa

Our Trust exists to help people reach their potential and live well in their communities. We’re delighted you’re looking at this job opportunity and hope you want to join our team.

We’re very proud we were chosen as the ‘best organisation’ in the 2017 Kate Granger awards for compassionate care. We live our values every day:

  • We put the person first and in the centre
  • We know that families and carers matter
  • We are respectful, honest, open and transparent
  • We improve and aim to be outstanding
  • We are relevant today and ready for tomorrow

Our values are very important to us which is why we want to recruit people whose values match ours. Read on to find out more about this job opportunity.

Newton Lodge is a purpose built medium secure unit which has an excellent reputation for providing a high quality service to mentally disordered offenders across the Yorkshire and Humberside area. The unit has ninety beds. The centre provides the following specialist care areas:


  • Male Psychiatric Intensive Care (7 beds)

  • Male Assessment Pathway (15 beds)

  • Male Treatment Responsive Pathway(17 beds)

  • Male Enhanced Recovery Pathway(16 beds)

  • Specialist Women’s Pathway (15 beds)

  • Specialist Learning Disability Pathway (20 beds)


    We are currently looking to recruit skilled and highly motivated practitioners into the role as Advanced Nurse Practitioner / Senior Clinical Practitioner. These are exciting and dynamic roles that offer the opportunity for development within the role.


    The role of Senior Clinical Practitioner is 60% of the role and usually worked over two or three days per week. You will be an integral part of a ward team and provide strong clinical leadership, contribute to service development and the maintenance of high clinical standards. On a rotational basis you will also act as team leader for the unit, ensuring effective coordination and organisation of the unit and providing support to other teams, including leading the response team. As we are a 24/7 service, this aspect of the role includes a variety of shifts including weekends and night duty.


    The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)/ Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) aspect of this role is 40% and usually facilitated over two days per week. You will be expected to manage your own work load and also work as part of a team delivering a range of comprehensive group and 1.1 interventions in the relevant area. You will be appointed as a band 6 CNS and this will progress to a Band 7 ANP for this part of the role on successful completion of a range of competencies. The role can be started as a Band 7 to those who can demonstrate that they already hold the relevant qualifications, skills and competencies.


    We currently have vacancies in the following area:


  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Trauma Informed Care


For further information please contact Paula Phillips, General Manager on 01924 316121 email on

As a flexible employer encouraging a healthy work/life balance, we will consider Part-Time working opportunities for all our positions.

Our application process will test your attitudes and behaviours, as well as your knowledge and skills. So that we know we’d be a good match for each other. If you’re successful you’ll then have a 12 months values based induction.

You’ll also have access to a wide range of wellbeing support because our wellbeing at work matters to #allofus. There’s a great range of support for us all including a workplace physio, staff retreats, health checks, counselling, mindfulness and a variety of sports groups. You can take part in our award-winning Creative Minds activities as well as access courses at our innovative recovery colleges.

We know there’s a wealth of talent among people who have a disability as well as those who have experience of mental or physical health problems. So, if you need any support with your application just give us a call on 01226 644081.

A couple of things to note – if you’re shortlisted for interview we’ll contact you via your NHS jobs account, so please check this regularly. Please provide email addresses wherever possible for your references. Bear in mind that we reserve the right to close a vacancy before the advertised closing date if necessary, so please apply as soon as you can.

We hope you would like to join our award winning team. Good luck with your application.

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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