Band 4 Mental Health Worker - Green Lane Hospital Devizes

Devizes, Wiltshire, England
SN10 5ER
Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS £ 21.892 - 24.157 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 21.892 - 24.157 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
21 Jul 2021
Closes
20 Aug 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The role would involve supporting the Care co-ordinators and being co-worker for a small number of Service Users. You will work with all Service Users and Carers under the team. You will also be involved in assessments and delivering a range of interventions to both individuals and their families and to groups. The evidence base for Early Intervention teams is huge and it is so rewarding to see so many positive outcomes on a regular basis. You will have the opportunity to work alongside many other clinicians including family workers, CBT therapists, consultant Psychiatrist and psychologists. You will receive training in specialist Early Intervention assessments and outcome measures and be supported where possible to pursue other areas of interest you may have within this field. You will have the opportunity to attend Network days with other Early Intervention teams, both within the trust and the whole of the South West of England. You will be involved in National audits and shared learning and team developments from these audits.

As a Band 4 worker you will be expected to facilitate groups as well as undertaking 1:1 pieces of work.

The team cover the Wiltshire area which is a large geographical area, meaning there is often a lot of driving and meeting our service users needs in such a rural patch with poor public transport can be challenging.

Person specification

Skills
Essential criteria
  • Well-developed listening skills and effective verbal communication skills such as to engage appropriately with service users, carers, colleagues, statutory and voluntary agencies, both face to face and by telephone
  • The ability, with supervision, to manage own workload in an effective and timely manner.
  • Demonstrates ability to use initiative appropriately, making decisions within the guidelines set
  • Able to demonstrate a general understanding of mental health issues with a positive, non-judgemental approach towards people requiring mental health services.


Experience
Essential criteria
  • Experience of mental health services, as a user, carer, volunteer or worker.
  • Experience of teaching/training individuals or groups.
  • Experience of working in a health or social care setting


We are proud to be fostering a diverse workforce that reflects our communities. A key commitment to this is improving staff representation from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, those from the LGBTQ+ communities, people with 'lived-experience' of mental health conditions and people living with disabilities,- we are a 'Disability Confident Employer' offering a guaranteed interview to Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

We encourage applications from people who wish to work on a flexible basis, recognising that flexibility may mean a range of different working patterns and hours, we do our utmost to work with our staff to meet their needs and the needs of our service users.

Please apply to join us, we would love to hear from you. Any personal details you supply to us are kept safe in line with the General Data Protection Regulations.

Adverts normally close for application a few minutes before midnight on the closing date and we will let you know if we are offering you an interview by email via our recruitment system 'TRAC'. We contact all applicants within 4 weeks after the closing date, so please check your emails regularly once you have submitted your application; you are welcome to contact us, via the TRAC system, if you have any queries about your application.

Ref: 3304997

Job Details

Band 4 Mental Health Worker - Green Lane Hospital Devizes

Devizes, Wiltshire, Englandd Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS
Pay
£ 21.892 - 24.157 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
21 Jul 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
20 Aug 2021

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