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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/02/2020.

Mental Health Clinician - WEST

Job Reference: 278-MHCW-0120-JG-A

Employer:
South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Operations
Location:
Emergency Operations Centre, Crawley, Crawley
Salary:
£30,401 - £37,267 per ann

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) has a vision to ‘support our staff to provide a caring, high quality and efficient urgent and emergency care service to our communities’. We are rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commission, ‘Outstanding’ for Caring and ‘Outstanding’ for our Urgent and Emergency Care. Our aim is to continually improve and to reach outstanding across all areas of the Trust.

Our 4,000+ workforce provide services to 4.9m people across Kent, Surrey, Sussex and North East Hampshire. We handle over 1 million calls to 999 and 1 million calls to NHS 111 every year. More information regarding our services and locations can be found on our website


Base: Emergency Operations Centre, Crawley

Hours of work: Full time 37.5 hours per week, part time hours will be considered

Are you an experienced mental health professional looking for a new challenge within a unique career opportunity?

If you are, here at the South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb) we very much want to hear from you.

Within a new innovative ambulance service initiative, we are now recruiting mental health professionals to our Emergency Operations Centres (EOC’s) in the roles of Mental Health Clinicians. These new roles will ensure we deliver expert support and advice to our patients, as well as offering expert clinical advice and support to our EOC staff and responding resources.

Your role will include clinical mentoring and supervision in the area of mental health, the provision of remote triage as well as liaising with other mental health services, to ensure the best possible care for patients with mental health challenges that come into contact with our service.

You will be trained in the use of our clinical systems and triage pathways. You will also have access to clinical supervision with oversight from our Consultant Mental Health Nurse and access to excellent training opportunities.

 




We actively support equality of opportunity for all staff and welcome applications regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy & maternity, race, religion or belief. We are making progress towards our aim of reflecting the diversity of our community in our workforce and guarantee an interview to candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria specified. We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and disabled applicants and from other under-represented groups.

Most of our roles will include some travel between sites. If the vacancy you’re applying for includes work related travel, you will be required to ensure that you hold and have covered the cost of suitable car insurance to support this.

If you have previously applied for this role and were deemed not appointable at any stage of the recruitment process, you cannot normally apply for the same or similar role for a minimum of six months from the date of application. This is to allow time for you to receive feedback and undergo the appropriate development.

Should you require an application form in an alternative format including large print or braille, please contact recruitment@secamb.nhs.uk stating the vacancy reference number and we will be happy to provide this.

Due to the high volume of applications at SECAmb, we regret that we will only be able to contact those applicants who are shortlisted for interview. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days of the closing date, then please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview on this particular occasion. Please be aware we may close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received.

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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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