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Band 6 Specialist Recovery Practitioner - Chatsworth House, Swindon

Job Reference: 342-SWN018-0220

Employer:
Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
Department:
RMN, Social worker or OT
Location:
Chatsworth House, Swindon
Salary:
From £30,401 per annum

Band 6 Recovery Specialist Practitioner.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Nurse, social worker or an OT to join the Swindon Recovery Team at Chatsworth House, Swindon, Wiltshire.

Candidates must be a part of professional registered body (including OT, Social worker and nurse), have experience of acute care and have a passion for developing cutting edge and evidence based practice.

As an expert provider of mental health services, we put recovery and re-enablement at the heart of all that we do. We facilitate recovery through the guiding principles of hope, trust, partnership and mutual respect.

This is an opportunity for you to drive forward high quality care in a modern, efficient mental health community service. The role focuses is on providing effective interventions and treatments to people with severe and enduring mental health needs, and their carers. This involves enabling and assisting service-users to meet daily health, social care and wellbeing needs. Our aim is to empower and enable service-users to maintain or regain their independence in line with their personal recovery goals.

Swindon is developing quickly as a community and as a service area is developing many opportunities to forge high quality care for patients and a fantastic working environment for trust staff.

Candidates should have experience of acute care and have a passion for developing cutting edge and evidence based practice.

In return you can expect high levels of support and direction and to be actively involved in the models which develop within the area with service management support. We also offer a fast paced and challenging working environment, good supervision structures and training and more opportunities to develop. A carer progression will be supported if identified in Appraisal.

Working hours will be 37.5 per week but part-time or flexible working will be considered.

For further details / informal visits contact:  Kauser Hussain/Justina Faulkner/Emilie Harte on 01793 715000




Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust(AWP) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. We also provide specialist services extending throughout the south west.

We employ over 4,000 dedicated members of staff who deliver services from more than 90 locations, working in approximately 150 teams across a geographical region of 2,200 miles, for a population of approximately 1.8million people.

We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery. Our staff are pivotal in everything we do and we are committed to involving them fully in the development of the Trust and our services.

Adverts normally close for application a few minutes before midnight on the closing date. Interview expenses will not normally be paid. Applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted via our recruitment system TRAC so please check your emails regularly. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks after the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. We only accept applications submitted via NHS Jobs and TRAC. Any personal details supplied to AWP by you will be held on the Trust systems in line with the General Data Protection Regulation. AWP is committed to Equality and Diversity - we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are a Disability Confident Employer (Two Ticks) offering a guaranteed interview to disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. We encourage applications from people who wish to work on a part time/flexible basis and will do our utmost to accommodate flexible working whenever service requirements allow.


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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