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Gateway Worker

Band 6

Main area
Mental Health
Grade
Band 6
Contract
6 Months Fixed Term
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
363-LB5634
Site
SS BED IAPT, Bedfordshire Wellbeing Service, Gilbert Hitchcock House, Kimbolton Road, Bedford MK40 2AW
Town
BEDFORD
Salary
£30,401 to £37,267 pa
Closing
23/09/2019 23:59
Interview date
03/10/2019

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.

Bedfordshire Wellbeing Service (IAPT)

Band 6 Gateway Worker (RMN or other equivalent Core / Allied Health profession) - 6 months fixed term or secondment opportunity

Bedfordshire Wellbeing Service (BWS) is an expanding IAPT service. We consistently achieve excellent recovery and reliable improvement rates, due to our focus on delivering flexible packages of care, designed to meet patient needs.

We are looking for a RMH or other equivalent Core / Allied Health profession with Mental Health experience to assist the single point of entry into BWS in ensuring that new referrals into the service are suitably risk assessed and when not suitable are referred to appropriate agencies. You will also be expected to provide support to clinicians with making appropriate referrals to secondary care mental health services and safeguarding teams. You will play a key role in enhancing interagency relationships and interface with these services.

East London NHS Foundation Trust also provides IAPT services in Newham, Tower Hamlets and Richmond. The four services work together on joint projects, sharing good practice and opportunities for training.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team that is moving into a new phase of development and expansion. Your ideas and creativity would be welcome in contributing to the delivery of an innovative service, which meets the needs of the local diverse community.

The successful candidate will receive on-going supervision, professional development and will be part of a compassionate and collective team.

 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Celia WEBB, telephone 01234 880400, email celia.webb1@nhs.net