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Clinical Support Worker

Band 3

Main area
Support Worker
Grade
Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
363-LB4626
Site
Luton and Bedfordshire
Town
LUTON
Salary
£17,787 to £20,448 pa
Closing
22/01/2019 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.

Are you a good listener, someone people go to when distressed or troubled, someone who knows the right thing to say or the right thing to do, someone who does not judge, does not make assumptions and can see the potential in everyone.
We are looking for people who are interested in working in mental health , you do not need any formal qualifications or experience Just a genuine desire to make a difference, to help people hold on to hope and to work creatively with people both in crisis and recovery.

As a clinical support worker you will work as part of a multidisciplinary team on an in-patient ward,with supervision , support and training you will deliver interventions defined within personalised care plan, spend time engaging, connecting and supporting patients, families, carers and friends through their recovery pathway. You will help facilitate activities/groups and ward based projects and be actively involved in every aspect of their physical, psychological and social care .

This is an ideal first job in mental health ,suitable for those with life experience or an opportunity for those with a psychology degree to gain clinical experience .

Luton and Bedford Mental Health Services serve a vibrant population with dedicated, dynamic and caring teams.

We have;

  • 3 Adult acute admission wards and a male PICU at Calnwood Court in Luton.
  • 2 Adult Acute admission wards in Oakley Court in Luton.
  • 1 adult Acute admission ward- Townsend Court in Houghton Regis. Service also extend to include provision for Older Adults Inpatient admission units. Poplars Unit in Houghton Regis sits next to Townsends Court and accommodates 16 functional admission beds
  • 1 older adults service in Bedford based Fountains Court

 

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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

Kevin Ramjeet k.ramjeet@nhs.net 07984 336 176

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