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Social Therapist Band 3

Band 3

Main area
Mental Health
Band 3
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
FOR Security
£23,213 to £25,195 per annum, Inc HA
19/09/2019 23:59

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.


The Forensic services Security Department is a nursing team dedicated to the delivery of therapeutic security and reception front house customer care services to patients, visitors, staff and all other stakeholders. Therapeutic security is made up of physical, procedural and relational security components. To enable patients to receive the highest standard of care possible a culture of safety, security and therapeutic risk taking must be integral to all aspects of service delivery.

The Security Nursing Assistant post holder will under the direction of Reception Lead and Management Team assume a lead role in the provision of all aspects of therapeutic security, participating in the development and maintenance of high quality patient care.
The Security Nursing Assistant post holder will be required to ensure that the monitoring and maintenance of procedures for the physical security systems of the unit are implemented upholding the integrity of the physical security structures and safeguarding Patients, Staff, Visitors the Public and all other stakeholders.

The Security Nursing Assistant will be required to carry out and maintain all mandatory security checks within the Unit. The post holder will be required to work in John Howard Centre and or Wolfson House reception operating all security systems and processing access and egress of the unit for staff, patients, visitors, contractors and all other stakeholders.
The Post Holder should understand and acknowledge the rights of those who use Mental Health Services in accordance with the Policies and Strategies of East London Foundation Trust, the Mental Health Act Code Of Practice(1983) and the Mental Health

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Applicant requirements

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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Contact Details:  Gqwetha Malinga

Contact Number: 020 8510 2006

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