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Community Recovery Worker Band 6

Band 6

Main area
Mental Health
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 Per Week
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BED South Beds Op Cmht
£28,050 to £36,644 pa
31/01/2019 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.

Community Recovery Worker Band 6
ELFT Community Mental Health Services for Older Persons: Social Worker or Mental Health Nurse
Townsend Court, Community Mental Health Team, have a new vacancy for a permanent Community Recovery Worker band 6 (Social Worker or Mental Health Nurse) to be part of our team offering an holistic view to triage, assessments and education to individuals who may be presenting with a range of vulnerabilities which may include: Dementia or extreme behavioral problems and or other speech and language communication difficulties to prevent hospital admissions. Communication skills will be key to this vacant position.

The worker is to make recommendations for a fair and safe pathway process and outcome. This may require liaison with a range of allied professionals including the police, mental health teams, GP surgeries, local authorities, etc.
The service has its main base at Townsend Court Dunstable and covers a very large rural area.
The service currently operates from 9am to 5.30pm five days a week and you will be expected to partake in the Duty rota.

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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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Trisha Nichols, telephone 01582 657588, email

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