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Recovery College Lead Coordinator

Job Reference: 363-LB5584

Employer:
East London NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Recovery
Location:
3 Woburn Road Bedford MK40 1EG and Charter House, Alma Street, Luton LU1 2PJ
Salary:
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.


We are committed to the development of a recovery-orientated service. Our Recovery College offers an educational approach to supporting people with their recovery journey. Our courses are co-produced by experts by personal experience alongside experts by professional training.  We are looking to recruit applicants with strong demonstrable commitment to recovery with experience of working and or using mental health services.    The post holder will provide professional lead in production by developing and supporting Peer Tutors within the Recovery College.  Strategically engage and develop co-productive partnerships with health professionals, external agencies and organisations in order to further expand the Recovery College.  As well as personally develop, deliver and evaluate educational workshops and courses for people with mental health problems, staff and general public.   This role will require substantial amount of travelling.   We have locations for Bedfordshire and Luton, in your supporting statement please specify preferred location. 


ELFT has been named one of the HSJ Top 10 best places to work in healthcare, HSJ Provider Trust of the Year and graded as Outstanding by our regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in 2018. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients. This Trust is clinician-led, and provides the highest possible level of clinical expertise throughout its services.

We have set ourselves the mission to improve the quality of life of all we serve, and have embarked on an ambitious Quality Improvement Programme to transform the culture of the Trust to one of continuous improvement, delivered through participation of all staff and with service users, carers and families at the heart of our efforts to improve.

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Geographic areas our services cover

ELFT provides a wide range of community and inpatient services to children, young people, adults of working age, older adults and forensic services to the City of London, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Bedfordshire, Luton and psychological therapy services to the London Borough of Richmond.

It is recommended you apply for the post as soon as possible as adverts may close earlier if there is a high response.

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If you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please consider that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. You must provide professional email addresses for all referees as we will contact them as soon as an offer has been made. Please note we do not request references prior to interviews.


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.


UK Registration

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



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