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Mental Health Practitioner

National Health Service

TBC, SW
Today
TBC, SW
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year
Today
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year

Job Reference: 369-A-21-64457

Employer:
Devon Partnership NHS Trust
Department:
North Devon
Location:
TBC
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata

About Devon Partnership Trust

We provide mental health and learning disability services, as well as a range of specialist and secure services for the wider south west region and nationally. We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery.

Our values

At Devon Partnership NHS Trust we not only recruit employees based on their qualifications and experience - we recruit individuals who possess (and are able to demonstrate) the behaviours which underpin the core values of our organisation.

These values include such attributes as showing a commitment to quality of care, improving lives of others, giving respect, dignity and compassion. We can bring those values to life in our everyday tasks by giving a smile; making time for people; challenging ourselves and others, and being open to new ideas.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and applications are encouraged and welcomed from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics as governed by the Equality Act 2010. Part time, job share and flexible working applications will be considered and supported, where possible. We particularly encourage applicants with lived experience of mental health and learning disabilities.

We are a Disability Confident Employer. Applicants who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria in the job description will be invited to interview.

At Devon Partnership NHS Trust we want to attract and retain talented people and create a great place to work with a shared sense of pride and ambition. Our vision is to have an inclusive society where the importance of mental health and wellbeing is universally understood and valued. Recovery is at the heart of everything we do and we are one of the pioneers in driving forward the recovery agenda.

Shortlisted for Best Employer by Nursing Times 2018


The role

  • Are you someone looking for a career in one of the UK's most respected mental health and learning disability trusts?
  • Would you like to be part of a dedicated team committed to making a difference to people’s lives to enjoy a better future?

We are looking for a Senior Mental Health Practitioner to join the North Devon Older Peoples Mental Health team based at Bideford hospital and covering the North Devon area.

During Covid-19 restrictions we are continuing to provide a face to face service, following trust guidelines on risk assessment and clinical needs, in addition to using opportunities to deliver care remotely.

Applications welcomed from suitably qualified and professionally registered, experienced Registered Nurses (Mental Health), Occupational Therapists or Social Workers.

The role is dynamic and challenging. The team includes, Registered Nurses (Mental Health), Occupational Therapists, Consultant, psychologist, support workers and works with people who have either organic or functional mental health problems.

Devon Partnership NHS Trust is growing as we establish ourselves us as one of the leading providers of mental health services in the country.

Working as part of Devon Partnership NHS Trust, you will make a difference to people’s lives from the moment you start.

£24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata (Band 5)

About you

You will be a core member of the community mental health team providing assessments and delivering intervention to deliver clearly identified plans of care.

You will have a positive approach to delivering care and team working promoting recovery, independence and well-being. You will have the opportunity to contribute to improvements in care delivery and will be encouraged to propose and participate in tests of change to improve care; including working closer with primary care and community partners to advance the Community Mental Health Framework.

It will be an essential requirement for newly qualified social workers to demonstrate that they have completed The Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE) before commencing in post or there will be a requirement to complete this within the first 12 months of employment with the Trust.

The location

Your base will be in North Devon, however under the current COVID-19 conditions this may be subject to alternative arrangements/change for example home working. Please be assured that any alternatives will be discussed fully with you and the organisation. Please ask the appointing manager if you have any questions.

About us

The North Devon team operates a direct phone referral pathway for Nursing and Care homes within the area for which DPT was short listed for National Positive Practice in OPMH and Dementia Awards and received Highly Commended.

Currently the North Devon team is participating in a Dementia Advisor Support Expansion pilot project which has received a very positive independent evaluation from Plymouth University.

Join us at Devon Partnership NHS Trust and you’ll be joining an award-winning organisation that is passionate about mental health and learning disability. One that cares about the people it supports – and one that also cares about its staff.

You’ll be part of a team that is compassionate and supportive, and genuinely committed to working together with the people who use our services, their families and carers in everything that we say and do.

Our offer to you

We recognise our people want to learn and develop, becoming the best that they can be. We offer all our staff a range of training opportunities including a variety of in-house training programmes designed and delivered by experts, and opportunities to access external training where appropriate.

In addition to ongoing training and development opportunities, we are committed to providing an environment in which you can thrive.
Benefits of working at Devon Partnership NHS Trust include:

  • Commitment to flexible working where this is possible
  • 27 days of annual leave per year plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years’ service with the NHS so you can really enjoy what Devon has to offer
  • Individual personal development plans and a commitment to ongoing training
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
  • Health service discounts and online benefits
  • Incremental pay progression
  • Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7
  • Access to our LGBTI+ network
  • Health and wellbeing opportunities
  • Cycle to Work Scheme and reduced public transport rates
  • Structured learning and development opportunities.

Living here

Devon offers beautiful coastal and countryside locations with a wide range of social & leisure opportunities. This ranges from some of the best beaches in the Country, The Moors, Canals and rivers all of which can be accessed easily via foot, car, bike or boat.

Great place to work. Great place to live



Application supporting information

As part of the application process, you may be asked four simple values based recruitment questions. Your responses will determine we are happy to progress with your application.

If you are shortlisted you will be contacted by email with interview details. Therefore, it is important that you check your NHS jobs account regularly. To access emails from us, please log into your account, and go to 'My Applications'.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Devon Partnership NHS Trust to confirm any previous NHS Service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process should you be appointed. We will not seek references until you have been made a conditional offer.
Please note by applying for posts that require a professional registration, you are also consenting to this being checked prior to interview. Preference will be given to staff at risk in priority order.

Any identification documents supplied as part of the recruitment process will be verified manually and electronically in line with NHS employment check standards.

Please note

This advert will be withdrawn when a sufficient number of applications have been received. If you have part completed an application, we will contact you to advise you of this.

As a new member of staff to Devon Partnership NHS Trust you will be required to attend a full induction programme at the beginning of your employment. The content and length of this programme will depend on your new job role and where you will be working. This can be between one day for non-clinical staff and up to 10 days for inpatient clinical staff.

Thank you for applying.

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Senior Mental Health Practitioner

National Health Service

Bideford, SW
1 day ago
Bideford, SW
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year
1 day ago
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year

Job Reference: 369-A-21-64453

Employer:
Devon Partnership NHS Trust
Department:
North Devon OPMH community
Location:
Bideford
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum pro rata

About Devon Partnership Trust

We provide mental health and learning disability services, as well as a range of specialist and secure services for the wider south west region and nationally. We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery.

Our values

At Devon Partnership NHS Trust we not only recruit employees based on their qualifications and experience - we recruit individuals who possess (and are able to demonstrate) the behaviours which underpin the core values of our organisation.

These values include such attributes as showing a commitment to quality of care, improving lives of others, giving respect, dignity and compassion. We can bring those values to life in our everyday tasks by giving a smile; making time for people; challenging ourselves and others, and being open to new ideas.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and applications are encouraged and welcomed from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics as governed by the Equality Act 2010. Part time, job share and flexible working applications will be considered and supported, where possible. We particularly encourage applicants with lived experience of mental health and learning disabilities.

We are a Disability Confident Employer. Applicants who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria in the job description will be invited to interview.

At Devon Partnership NHS Trust we want to attract and retain talented people and create a great place to work with a shared sense of pride and ambition. Our vision is to have an inclusive society where the importance of mental health and wellbeing is universally understood and valued. Recovery is at the heart of everything we do and we are one of the pioneers in driving forward the recovery agenda.

Shortlisted for Best Employer by Nursing Times 2018


The role

  • Are you someone looking for a career in one of the UK's most respected mental health and learning disability trusts?
  • Would you like to be part of a dedicated team committed to making a difference to people’s lives to enjoy a better future?

We are looking for a Senior Mental Health Practitioner to join the North Devon Older Peoples Mental Health team based at Bideford hospital and covering the North Devon area.

During Covid-19 restrictions we are continuing to provide a face to face service, following trust guidelines on risk assessment and clinical needs, in addition to using opportunities to deliver care remotely

Applications welcomed from suitably qualified and professionally registered, experienced Registered Nurses (Mental Health), Occupational Therapists or Social Workers.

The role is dynamic and challenging. The team includes, Registered Nurses (Mental Health), Occupational Therapists, Consultant, psychologist, support workers and works with people who have either organic or functional mental health problems..

Devon Partnership NHS Trust is growing as we establish ourselves us as one of the leading providers of mental health services in the country.

Working as part of Devon Partnership NHS Trust, you will make a difference to people’s lives from the moment you start.

£31,365 - £37,890 per annum pro rata (Band 6)

About you

You will be a core member of the community mental health team providing assessments and delivering intervention to deliver clearly identified plans of care.

You will have a positive approach to delivering care and team working promoting recovery, independence and well-being. You will have the opportunity to contribute to improvements in care delivery and will be encouraged to propose and participate in tests of change to improve care; including working closer with primary care and community partners to advance the Community Mental Health Framework.

It will be an essential requirement for newly qualified social workers to demonstrate that they have completed The Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE) before commencing in post or there will be a requirement to complete this within the first 12 months of employment with the Trust.

The location

Your base will be Bideford Hospital, however under the current COVID-19 conditions this may be subject to alternative arrangements/change for example home working. Please be assured that any alternatives will be discussed fully with you and the organisation. Please ask the appointing manager if you have any questions.

About us

The North Devon team operates a direct phone referral pathway for Nursing and Care homes within the area for which DPT was short listed for National Positive Practice in OPMH and Dementia Awards and received Highly Commended.

Currently the North Devon team is participating in a Dementia Advisor Support Expansion pilot project which has received a very positive independent evaluation from Plymouth University.

Join us at Devon Partnership NHS Trust and you’ll be joining an award-winning organisation that is passionate about mental health and learning disability. One that cares about the people it supports – and one that also cares about its staff.

You’ll be part of a team that is compassionate and supportive, and genuinely committed to working together with the people who use our services, their families and carers in everything that we say and do.

Our offer to you

We recognise our people want to learn and develop, becoming the best that they can be. We offer all our staff a range of training opportunities including a variety of in-house training programmes designed and delivered by experts, and opportunities to access external training where appropriate.

In addition to ongoing training and development opportunities, we are committed to providing an environment in which you can thrive.
Benefits of working at Devon Partnership NHS Trust include:

  • Commitment to flexible working where this is possible
  • 27 days of annual leave per year plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years’ service with the NHS so you can really enjoy what Devon has to offer
  • Individual personal development plans and a commitment to ongoing training
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
  • Health service discounts and online benefits
  • Incremental pay progression
  • Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7
  • Access to our LGBTI+ network
  • Health and wellbeing opportunities
  • Cycle to Work Scheme and reduced public transport rates
  • Structured learning and development opportunities.

Living here

Devon offers beautiful coastal and countryside locations with a wide range of social & leisure opportunities. This ranges from some of the best beaches in the Country, The Moors, Canals and rivers all of which can be accessed easily via foot, car, bike or boat.

Great place to work. Great place to live



Application supporting information

As part of the application process, you may be asked four simple values based recruitment questions. Your responses will determine we are happy to progress with your application.

If you are shortlisted you will be contacted by email with interview details. Therefore, it is important that you check your NHS jobs account regularly. To access emails from us, please log into your account, and go to 'My Applications'.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Devon Partnership NHS Trust to confirm any previous NHS Service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process should you be appointed. We will not seek references until you have been made a conditional offer.
Please note by applying for posts that require a professional registration, you are also consenting to this being checked prior to interview. Preference will be given to staff at risk in priority order.

Any identification documents supplied as part of the recruitment process will be verified manually and electronically in line with NHS employment check standards.

Please note

This advert will be withdrawn when a sufficient number of applications have been received. If you have part completed an application, we will contact you to advise you of this.

As a new member of staff to Devon Partnership NHS Trust you will be required to attend a full induction programme at the beginning of your employment. The content and length of this programme will depend on your new job role and where you will be working. This can be between one day for non-clinical staff and up to 10 days for inpatient clinical staff.

Thank you for applying.

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Senior Mental Health Practitioner

National Health Service

North Devon, SW
Today
North Devon, SW
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year
Today
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year

Job Reference: 369-A-21-64198

Employer:
Devon Partnership NHS Trust
Department:
North and Mid Devon Mental Health Assessment Team
Location:
North Devon
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum pro rata

About Devon Partnership Trust

We provide mental health and learning disability services, as well as a range of specialist and secure services for the wider south west region and nationally. We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery.

Our values

At Devon Partnership NHS Trust we not only recruit employees based on their qualifications and experience - we recruit individuals who possess (and are able to demonstrate) the behaviours which underpin the core values of our organisation.

These values include such attributes as showing a commitment to quality of care, improving lives of others, giving respect, dignity and compassion. We can bring those values to life in our everyday tasks by giving a smile; making time for people; challenging ourselves and others, and being open to new ideas.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and applications are encouraged and welcomed from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics as governed by the Equality Act 2010. Part time, job share and flexible working applications will be considered and supported, where possible. We particularly encourage applicants with lived experience of mental health and learning disabilities.

We are a Disability Confident Employer. Applicants who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria in the job description will be invited to interview.

At Devon Partnership NHS Trust we want to attract and retain talented people and create a great place to work with a shared sense of pride and ambition. Our vision is to have an inclusive society where the importance of mental health and wellbeing is universally understood and valued. Recovery is at the heart of everything we do and we are one of the pioneers in driving forward the recovery agenda.

Shortlisted for Best Employer by Nursing Times 2018


The role

  • Are you someone looking for a career in one of the UK's most respected mental health and learning disability trusts?
  • Would you like to be part of a dedicated team committed to making a difference to people’s lives to enjoy a better future?

North and Mid Devon Mental Health Assessment Team are looking for a qualified Mental Health Professional. This post is open to applications from persons who are qualified as a Mental Health Nurses, Social Workers or Occupational Therapists.

A full time substantive Band 6 Community position has arisen based in North Devon.

The post holder will work in our assessment clinics mainly in Barnstaple and Bideford but may also be required to carry out assessments in other bases in North and Mid Devon at clients’ homes or over the telephone.

We are looking for professionals with enthusiasm and energy who want to make a difference to people’s lives; are creative and innovative and highly motivated. They must have excellent assessment skills and experience in mental health and multi-disciplinary working is desirable.

Devon Partnership NHS Trust is growing as we establish ourselves us as one of the leading providers of mental health services in the country.

Working as part of Devon Partnership NHS Trust, you will make a difference to people’s lives from the moment you start.

£31,365 - £37,890 per annum pro rata (Band 6)

About you

As a member of the team you will take duty calls pertaining to referrals, triage referrals from GP’s, First Response and a number of other services, conduct full bio psychosocial assessments including risk within the clinics, over the telephone and in peoples own homes, produce a concise formulation of the assessment and suggested outcomes, participate in the Multidisciplinary discussion and process referrals onwards both within the trust and externally.

Exceptional communication skills are required to liaise with a wide variety of other agencies using various methods of communication

The post holder will also need to be flexible and willing to work across other areas of North and Mid Devon as and when necessary at busier times.

This is an exciting time to be joining the Mental Health Assessment Team as we are looking to increase our contact and build stronger links with our colleagues in Primary Care and the third sector in line with the Community Service Framework.

This is a really great opportunity to join our small friendly team in a rewarding frontline position.

For more details please read the attached job description and person specification. If you have any questions or for an informal discussion or visit please contact Jane Barfield, Community Team Manager on 07870576589 or jbarfield@nhs.net

The location

Your base will be in North Devon, however under the current COVID-19 conditions this may be subject to alternative arrangements/change for example home working. Please be assured that any alternatives will be discussed fully with you and the organisation. Please ask the appointing manager if you have any questions.

About us

Join us at Devon Partnership NHS Trust and you’ll be joining an award-winning organisation that is passionate about mental health and learning disability. One that cares about the people it supports – and one that also cares about its staff.

You’ll be part of a team that is compassionate and supportive, and genuinely committed to working together with the people who use our services, their families and carers in everything that we say and do.

Our offer to you

We recognise our people want to learn and develop, becoming the best that they can be. We offer all our staff a range of training opportunities including a variety of in-house training programmes designed and delivered by experts, and opportunities to access external training where appropriate.

In addition to ongoing training and development opportunities, we are committed to providing an environment in which you can thrive.

Benefits of working at Devon Partnership NHS Trust include:

  • Commitment to flexible working where this is possible
  • 27 days of annual leave per year plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years’ service with the NHS so you can really enjoy what Devon has to offer
  • Individual personal development plans and a commitment to ongoing training
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
  • Health service discounts and online benefits
  • Incremental pay progression
  • Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7
  • Access to our LGBTI+ network
  • Health and wellbeing opportunities
  • Cycle to Work Scheme and reduced public transport rates
  • Structured learning and development opportunities.

Living here

Devon offers beautiful coastal and countryside locations with a wide range of social & leisure opportunities. This ranges from some of the best beaches in the Country, The Moors, Canals and rivers all of which can be accessed easily via foot, car, bike or boat.

Great place to work. Great place to live



Application supporting information

As part of the application process, you may be asked four simple values based recruitment questions. Your responses will determine we are happy to progress with your application.

If you are shortlisted you will be contacted by email with interview details. Therefore, it is important that you check your NHS jobs account regularly. To access emails from us, please log into your account, and go to 'My Applications'.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Devon Partnership NHS Trust to confirm any previous NHS Service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process should you be appointed. We will not seek references until you have been made a conditional offer.
Please note by applying for posts that require a professional registration, you are also consenting to this being checked prior to interview. Preference will be given to staff at risk in priority order.

Any identification documents supplied as part of the recruitment process will be verified manually and electronically in line with NHS employment check standards.

Please note

This advert will be withdrawn when a sufficient number of applications have been received. If you have part completed an application, we will contact you to advise you of this.

As a new member of staff to Devon Partnership NHS Trust you will be required to attend a full induction programme at the beginning of your employment. The content and length of this programme will depend on your new job role and where you will be working. This can be between one day for non-clinical staff and up to 10 days for inpatient clinical staff.

Thank you for applying.

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Housing Officer (Working from home)

Essential Employment

Barnstaple, SW
23 days ago
Barnstaple, SW
23 days ago

Housing Officer needed in Barnstaple £10.92ph PAYE - Reference:5162485

This is working full time hours on a temporary contract basis

Ideally looking for experience of working within an extremely busy housing department, working on an average of 25/30 cases, ideally to demonstrate a background of assisting in the prevention of homeless, looking at all options available, sound knowledge of the Homeless Reduction Act.

Ideally have experience of good team working and evidence of external relationships with other agencies supporting those who are or at risk of homelessness.

 

If you are interested in the role please apply on our website with your CV, alternatively you can email your CV to 

katie@essentialemploy.co.uk

 quoting the reference number.

 

Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 

All our roles may be subject to pre-employment checks including references so please be prepared.

 

Due to high volumes of CVs received we are not able to respond to all unsuccessful applications. You will always however hear from us by phone if we are able to take your CV forward to the next stage.

 

You can also follow us at Twitter/Facebook/LinkedIn or via our website www.essentialemploy.co.uk.

 

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Relief Support Worker (Children & Young People)

Break Charity

March, ANGL
Today
March, ANGL
Today

BE PART OF SOMETHING AMAZING! JOIN THE BREAK TEAM!

Relief Support Worker (Children & Young People)

March, Cambridgeshire

ABOUT YOU…

Are you a good team player? Do you like being hands on and providing support directly to people? Are you patient and resilient? Are you keen to learn and develop your skills? If this sounds like you then we would love you to apply for this exciting role.

ABOUT US…

Here at Break we love delivering amazing services for children and young people. Our team are committed to providing care, support, and a brighter future for the children, young people, and families who need us, for as long as they need us. As an innovator in transition support for young people leaving care, we also have children’s homes across East Anglia, a centre for families in crisis, a family centre, a fostering agency and services for children with disabilities and their families. Our work allows members of our community to look to the future with hope.

This isa great opportunity to start and/or grow your career in social care with no prior experience required. There will be lots of training and support, the opportunity to pick up additional hours and earn additional income via our sleep in payments.

We are proud of the fact that we are a supportive employer who rewards you for your hard work and involvement in our life-changing charity. There are multiple benefits of this role, such as:

  • A competitive hourly rate
  • A brilliant opportunity to advance yourself professionally
  • Access to a wealth of training opportunities
  • A range of employee benefits
  • A warm and welcoming work environment

Essential Information:

Salary: £9.50 - £9.92 per hour depending on qualifications – an additional £50.00 will be paid for each sleep in.

Hours: As and when required.

Closing Date: 17/03/21

Interview Date:w/c 22/03/21

Interviews: The first interview, which will be a Safe Care/Warner style interview will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. If successful after the first interview, candidates will be expected to attend a formal interview, also virtually via Microsoft Teams. We anticipate that interviews should last around 60 minutes

Please note, all invites to interview will be sent viaemail. Please regularly check your emails, including any spam folders, for further communication from us. Failure to attend an interview may result in your application being withdrawn.

To comply with the Immigration Asylum & Nationality Act 2006 and additional amendments, and UK Border Agency (UKBA) requirements, all prospective employees will be asked to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK. We will ask to see and take a copy of an appropriate official document as set out in the UKBA guidelines.Do not send anything now, further information will be sent to you should you be invited to interview.

We are committed to equality of opportunity. Your current immigration status will not be taken into account when assessing your application against the selection criteria for the post. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.

For more information on this job opportunity, please initially email or call the HR Team via the contact details found on our website.

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Support Worker - Ruthrieston House

VSA

23 days ago
23 days ago

Are you passionate about helping us provide the best of care to change the lives for those using our services?  Are you interested in working within close proximity to Aberdeen city centre for an organisation that takes pride in supporting the professional development of its staff?  If so, we would love to hear from you.

We are currently recruiting Full-Time & Part-Time Support Worker at our Ruthrieston House facility.  Ruthrieston House is a residential care home for older people. It is located in the west end of Aberdeen. Ruthrieston House has 41 spacious individual bedrooms with en-suite facilities, and provides 24-hour long-term care for older people.  Ruthrieston House is easily accessible from the city centre and is accessible via a number of bus routes.
Joining our dynamic team, you will provide a professional, caring and effective service to our service users to ensure they receive the best of care.  In return, you will be provided with extensive training opportunities and as an accredited SVQ centre, we can provide support to help gain qualifications.   Working to a 7 day rolling rota, you will work a mixture of shifts, which will include some weekends.

Any prior experience would be welcome but is not essential as full on the job training will be provided.  You must however be willing to undertake an SCQF Level 6 in Social Services and Healthcare (or equivalent) if you do not already hold one.  This post will involve working to a rota include a mixture of early and late shifts.

VSA can offer you:

  • Opportunities to develop you career in Health and Social Care within a variety of services
  • Gain recognised SQA qualifications
  • Access to a variety of training and development opportunities
  • Competitive rates of pay above national minimum wage
  • Generous holidays and sick pay scheme
  • Access to our contributory pension scheme
  • Access to internal Occupational Health Services

Purpose of Job:

To contribute to the provision of quality services to meet the needs of service users, according to agreed VSA standards, policies and regulatory requirements.

Main Duties/Responsibilities:

Communicating effectively with individuals according to agreed standards and procedures, accessing and updating records in keeping with guidelines.

Helping to provide a safe and protective environment by complying with health, safety, and security procedures, including medication, and reporting accidents/incidents when appropriate.

Supporting service users in their daily living, according to their recognised and agreed needs, providing personal care where necessary, adhering to practices which promote well-being, choice, and treating people with dignity and respect.

Assisting service users in developing and maintaining social networks and relationships.

Assisting and encouraging service users to develop skills and knowledge to live as independently as possible, if appropriate, with reference to the risk assessment process.

Participating in the development, implementation and review of personal plans with service users.

Supporting service users appropriately when they experience a significant life change or loss.

Developing one's knowledge and practice continuously through participation in training and development activities.

Carrying out any other tasks from time to time, provided they are reasonable and within the postholder's capabilities.

Have awareness and work within internal control systems in your area to facilitate improvement in the quality of service provided.

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Volunteer Mentor (Community)

Change Grow Live

30+ days ago
30+ days ago

It’s often overwhelming for the people we support to make changes in their lives. You can help by donating your time as a volunteer mentor.


In this role you will be supporting the people who use our services by offering them one-to-one support in the community. We treat everyone as individual, so being flexible, curious and a good listener are key.

Helping people to take that next step can be a challenge, so in return for your time we will offer you comprehensive training and will ensure that you have someone at the other end of the phone for day-to-day advice and guidance. We will also make sure you have a named supervisor, who you will meet up with regularly.

By volunteering with us you will  gain valuable experience and skills, as well as making a real difference. Our values are to be compassionate, open and bold. If this sounds like you we’d love to hear from you so click apply.


Eve Harding | eve.harding@cgl.org.uk | 07990966530
Please note that we require you to be 18 years of age or older to be considered for this volunteering role.
This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at an enhanced level.
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Volunteer Mentor (Community)

Change Grow Live

30+ days ago
30+ days ago

The Change Grow Live Achieving Change through Employment (ACE) Programme is looking for volunteers in Bridgend to work in a mentoring role supporting adult ethnic minority and migrant communities, helping to achieve their employment related goals and improve their English skills. ACE is fully funded by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government.

 

Mae'r Rhaglen Change Grow Live Cyflawni Newid trwy Gyflogaeth (ACE) yn chwilio am wirfoddolwyr i weithio mewn rôl fentora sy'n cefnogi oedolion lleiafrifoedd ethnig a chymunedau mudol, gan helpu i gyflawni eu nodau sy'n gysylltiedig â chyflogaeth a gwella eu sgiliau Saesneg. Ariennir ACE yn llawn gan Gronfa Gymdeithasol Ewrop trwy Lywodreath Cymru.


 

The Change Grow Live Achieving Change through Employment (ACE) Programme is looking for volunteers to work in a mentoring role supporting adult ethnic minority and migrant communities, helping to achieve their employment related goals and improve their English skills.

 

Volunteers are matched to the service users according to their skills and interests. The volunteers will work with the individuals, to improve their English language skills and their employability.

 

Giving as little as an hour or two a week, in this role, can have a great impact on someone’s life. In return, you will gain valuable experience, skills and a real sense of achievement, as well as ongoing training, supervision and support.

 

Please contact South West Volunteer Coordinator Nioami Wallis for more details or if you want to chat about this opportunity on 07570 950493 or by email nioami.wallis@cgl.org.uk

 

Our values are to be compassionate, open and bold. If this sounds like you we’d love to hear from you so click apply.

 

Mae'r Rhaglen Change Grow Live Cyflawni Newid trwy Gyflogaeth (ACE) yn chwilio am wirfoddolwyr i weithio mewn rôl fentora sy'n cefnogi oedolion lleiafrifoedd ethnig a chymunedau mudol, gan helpu i gyflawni eu nodau sy'n gysylltiedig â chyflogaeth a gwella eu sgiliau Saesneg.

 

Mae gwirfoddolwyr yn cael eu paru â'r defnyddwyr gwasanaeth yn ôl eu sgiliau a'u diddordebau. Bydd y gwirfoddolwyr yn gweithio gyda'r unigolion, i wella eu sgiliau iaith Saesneg a'u cyflogadwyedd.

 

Gall rhoi cyn lleied ag awr neu ddwy yr wythnos, yn y rôl hon, gael effaith fawr ar fywyd rhywun. Yn gyfnewid am hyn, byddwch yn ennill profiad gwerthfawr, sgiliau ac ymdeimlad gwirioneddol o gyflawniad, ynghyd â hyfforddiant, goruchwyliaeth a chefnogaeth barhaus


Nioami Wallis | nioami.wallis@cgl.org.uk | 07570 950493
This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at an enhanced level.

Salary

£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

Today

Description

Job Reference: 369-A-21-64457

Employer:
Devon Partnership NHS Trust
Department:
North Devon
Location:
TBC
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata

About Devon Partnership Trust

We provide mental health and learning disability services, as well as a range of specialist and secure services for the wider south west region and nationally. We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery.

Our values

At Devon Partnership NHS Trust we not only recruit employees based on their qualifications and experience - we recruit individuals who possess (and are able to demonstrate) the behaviours which underpin the core values of our organisation.

These values include such attributes as showing a commitment to quality of care, improving lives of others, giving respect, dignity and compassion. We can bring those values to life in our everyday tasks by giving a smile; making time for people; challenging ourselves and others, and being open to new ideas.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and applications are encouraged and welcomed from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics as governed by the Equality Act 2010. Part time, job share and flexible working applications will be considered and supported, where possible. We particularly encourage applicants with lived experience of mental health and learning disabilities.

We are a Disability Confident Employer. Applicants who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria in the job description will be invited to interview.

At Devon Partnership NHS Trust we want to attract and retain talented people and create a great place to work with a shared sense of pride and ambition. Our vision is to have an inclusive society where the importance of mental health and wellbeing is universally understood and valued. Recovery is at the heart of everything we do and we are one of the pioneers in driving forward the recovery agenda.

Shortlisted for Best Employer by Nursing Times 2018


The role

  • Are you someone looking for a career in one of the UK's most respected mental health and learning disability trusts?
  • Would you like to be part of a dedicated team committed to making a difference to people’s lives to enjoy a better future?

We are looking for a Senior Mental Health Practitioner to join the North Devon Older Peoples Mental Health team based at Bideford hospital and covering the North Devon area.

During Covid-19 restrictions we are continuing to provide a face to face service, following trust guidelines on risk assessment and clinical needs, in addition to using opportunities to deliver care remotely.

Applications welcomed from suitably qualified and professionally registered, experienced Registered Nurses (Mental Health), Occupational Therapists or Social Workers.

The role is dynamic and challenging. The team includes, Registered Nurses (Mental Health), Occupational Therapists, Consultant, psychologist, support workers and works with people who have either organic or functional mental health problems.

Devon Partnership NHS Trust is growing as we establish ourselves us as one of the leading providers of mental health services in the country.

Working as part of Devon Partnership NHS Trust, you will make a difference to people’s lives from the moment you start.

£24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata (Band 5)

About you

You will be a core member of the community mental health team providing assessments and delivering intervention to deliver clearly identified plans of care.

You will have a positive approach to delivering care and team working promoting recovery, independence and well-being. You will have the opportunity to contribute to improvements in care delivery and will be encouraged to propose and participate in tests of change to improve care; including working closer with primary care and community partners to advance the Community Mental Health Framework.

It will be an essential requirement for newly qualified social workers to demonstrate that they have completed The Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE) before commencing in post or there will be a requirement to complete this within the first 12 months of employment with the Trust.

The location

Your base will be in North Devon, however under the current COVID-19 conditions this may be subject to alternative arrangements/change for example home working. Please be assured that any alternatives will be discussed fully with you and the organisation. Please ask the appointing manager if you have any questions.

About us

The North Devon team operates a direct phone referral pathway for Nursing and Care homes within the area for which DPT was short listed for National Positive Practice in OPMH and Dementia Awards and received Highly Commended.

Currently the North Devon team is participating in a Dementia Advisor Support Expansion pilot project which has received a very positive independent evaluation from Plymouth University.

Join us at Devon Partnership NHS Trust and you’ll be joining an award-winning organisation that is passionate about mental health and learning disability. One that cares about the people it supports – and one that also cares about its staff.

You’ll be part of a team that is compassionate and supportive, and genuinely committed to working together with the people who use our services, their families and carers in everything that we say and do.

Our offer to you

We recognise our people want to learn and develop, becoming the best that they can be. We offer all our staff a range of training opportunities including a variety of in-house training programmes designed and delivered by experts, and opportunities to access external training where appropriate.

In addition to ongoing training and development opportunities, we are committed to providing an environment in which you can thrive.

Benefits of working at Devon Partnership NHS Trust include:

  • Commitment to flexible working where this is possible
  • 27 days of annual leave per year plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years’ service with the NHS so you can really enjoy what Devon has to offer
  • Individual personal development plans and a commitment to ongoing training
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
  • Health service discounts and online benefits
  • Incremental pay progression
  • Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7
  • Access to our LGBTI+ network
  • Health and wellbeing opportunities
  • Cycle to Work Scheme and reduced public transport rates
  • Structured learning and development opportunities.

Living here

Devon offers beautiful coastal and countryside locations with a wide range of social & leisure opportunities. This ranges from some of the best beaches in the Country, The Moors, Canals and rivers all of which can be accessed easily via foot, car, bike or boat.

Great place to work. Great place to live




Application supporting information

As part of the application process, you may be asked four simple values based recruitment questions. Your responses will determine we are happy to progress with your application.

If you are shortlisted you will be contacted by email with interview details. Therefore, it is important that you check your NHS jobs account regularly. To access emails from us, please log into your account, and go to 'My Applications'.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Devon Partnership NHS Trust to confirm any previous NHS Service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process should you be appointed. We will not seek references until you have been made a conditional offer.

Please note by applying for posts that require a professional registration, you are also consenting to this being checked prior to interview. Preference will be given to staff at risk in priority order.

Any identification documents supplied as part of the recruitment process will be verified manually and electronically in line with NHS employment check standards.

Please note

This advert will be withdrawn when a sufficient number of applications have been received. If you have part completed an application, we will contact you to advise you of this.

As a new member of staff to Devon Partnership NHS Trust you will be required to attend a full induction programme at the beginning of your employment. The content and length of this programme will depend on your new job role and where you will be working. This can be between one day for non-clinical staff and up to 10 days for inpatient clinical staff.

Thank you for applying.