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Assistant Practitoner

Job Reference: 246-CEN1853860

Employer:
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Mental Health Assistant Practitioner
Location:
Julian Hospital, Norwich
Salary:
£21,089 - £23,761 gross per annum

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, alcohol treatment, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk.

We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff who have been commended for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!

Please follow this link to find out more in our Employee Handbook

Employee Handbook

JOB DESCRIPTION/PERSON SPECIFICATION
Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed.

YOUR APPLICATION
It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.

TWITTER - The Trust now has it's own Twitter account for recruitment. Follow us on @NSFTjobs

PLEASE NOTE: If you use a hotmail, msn or yahoo e-mail account, you will need to check your "junk" mail regularly as these email providers will divert any communication from this Trust/NHS JOBS straight into your " junk" inbox.


Are you a Assistant Practitioner looking for a new career in 2019?

Do you want a role that offers job satisfaction and challenges where no day is the same?

Do you want to work within an amazing and dynamic Multi-Disciplinary team that is always friendly and supportive?

Are you a Qualified or Trainee Assistant Practitioner who wants to expand your experience of Community Mental Health within a supportive environment that truly encourages personal and professional development?

If so, then City 2 Team wants to hear from you!

City 2 Community Adult Mental Health Team is looking to employ an enthusiastic Assistant Practitioner.

Do you have an appetite for challenges, a mind for accepting and implementing creative concepts?

Do you hold the values and beliefs in line with the ‘Recovery’ model and ways of working within mental health?

Are you someone who wants a career within Adult Mental Health Care, with a forward thinking Trust and team supporting you?

Our Team and Service is committed to supporting you in developing career pathways within the community and retaining good quality and experienced staff.

If your answer is 'yes', then this team, who are based in the centre of Norwich City would love to speak to you. We are a very newly formed team looking to do things differently. Our aim is to improve service delivery and service user experience, and outcomes. We have work to do, but we are fully committed and motivated.

If this sounds like you….and you want to know more?

Please come and see us and meet the team and myself, have a cup of tea and find out about who we are and what we do that makes this a special and rewarding team to work within.

Give Dan a call on 03001234178 to discuss and let us know when to expect you.

Benefits

Benefits included with this role are:-

      • NHS pension
      • a comprehensive in house & external training programmes
      • career progression
      • starting annual leave of 27 days per annum increasing to 33 days pa based on length of service (plus paid bank holidays)
      • staff physio service
      • NHS discounts and many more.

Here at NSFT we pride ourselves on being a welcoming, talented, friendly and supportive team who like nothing better than sharing their experiences and learning from each other.

Please find attached our Job Description and Person Specification for more detail on your Key Accountabilities, then if you feel you have what it takes to make a difference in your local communities, click APPLY!

Interview dates are to be confirmed, candidates may only be given a minimum of 3 days’ notice, please note this date is provisional and may be subject to change. You will be contacted via email and invited to book a time. These emails may go to your SPAM, so please keep checking all your emails if applying.

Please visit our Facebook and Twitter page @NSFTjobs

*Please note that you must have a full, valid driving license to apply for this position*

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dan Shimmin - Tel: 03000 1234178




EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES
Apart from its legal duties in relation to equality and diversity, the Trust recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Additionally, people with disabilities that fall under the Two Ticks - Guaranteed Interview Scheme will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification).

DISCLOSURE AND BARRING SERVICE CHECK (formerly CRB)
FOR POSTS WITH DIRECT SERVICE USER CONTACT - Please be advised that due to recent changes in the DBS Service, organisations no longer receive copies of DBS Disclosures – these are sent directly to candidates only. Therefore, it will be your responsibility, if successful, to ensure that this is taken to the appointing officer as soon as you receive it.

Alternatively, if you have subscribed to the update service, we will be able to check your status once we have your authority to do so.

The Trust has now introduced a DBS Update Service which is a contractual requirement. You need to subscribe when you have applied for your DBS clearance and there is a time limit to subscribe of 19 days after receipt of your DBS disclosure. Please ensure that this is completed within the set time scale.

This update service is an annual subscription at a cost of £13 to you. This will enable the Trust to have instant online access to your DBS record, with your consent, and so will remove the need for you to have to apply for this repeat check again.


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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