Clinical Support Worker Band 3

Band 3

Main area
Support Worker
Grade
Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
363-LB3203
Site
BED Cedar House
Town
BEDFORD
Salary
£16,968 to £19,852 pa
Closing
31/01/2018 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.

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 2016. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients.

We have set ourselves the mission of providing the highest quality mental health and community care in England, 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.

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 and Luton. We provide psychological therapy services to the London Borough of Richmond, as well as Children and Young People's Speech and Language Therapy in Barnet.

In addition, the Trust provides forensic services to the London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest, and some specialist mental health services to North London, Hertfordshire and Essex.

The specialist Forensic Personality Disorder service serves North London and the specialist Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME adult outpatient service serves North London and the South of England.

The Trust's specialist Mother and Baby Psychiatric Unit receives referrals from London and the South East of England.


 

Support Workers Band 3


An exciting opportunity has arisen for thoughtful and dynamic individuals to join our progressive mental health rehabilitation and recovery team at Cedar House, Bedford as support workers.
Compassion, encouragement and the ability to give hope to individuals so that each person is able to live their life and aspirations to the fullest, is essential.

The post holder will be able to adopt and develop therapeutic, meaningful relationships with service users, and ensure they are actively involved in both the planning and delivery of their care. Good communication skills with the ability to adapt to situations are required to ensure that individuals are supported and empowered throughout their recovery journey.

If you are caring individual, are motivated to work with people using the principles of recovery and wish to be part of a committed forward thinking team then this is the opportunity for you.

Interviews will be held 23 February 2018

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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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Further details / informal visits contact

Tracey TEBBUTT, telephone 01234 310328, email tracey.tebbutt@elft.nhs.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
0207 655 4158