Activity Coordinator/ House Keeper - London

Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust
London (Greater)
12 Feb 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Main area
Mental HealthGrade
NHS AfC: Band 3Contract
37.5 hours per weekJob ref

154 Camden RoadTown
£21,168 to £24,052 pa inclusive of HCASClosing
20/02/2018 23:59

At Camden and Islington NHS foundation trust our staff and service users have worked closely to create a set of values that make sure people who use our services get the best possible chance of a rapid recovery.
We have 3 key priorities which are:

Early and Effective Intervention
Helping People to Live Well
Research and Innovation

The cultural pillars that help us achieve our key priorities are:

We value each other
We are empowered
We keep things simple
We are connected

By coming to work at Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust you will be joining a Trust with a national reputation for research, where services recognise that research underpins its commitment to providing high quality and innovative clinical care.
As an applicant for this role, you are urged to demonstrate within your supporting statement a combination of evidence that reflects your competence to meet the job specification and provide examples of how C&I values are an integral part of the way you have and will continue to deliver service.

Community Rehab Unit
Located in the heart of London, including vibrant Camden Town and the newly developed King’s Cross and St. Pancras areas, Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust provides a fantastic place to work and develop your career in mental health care.With services situated throughout Camden and Islington our multidisciplinary teams assess and treat the most vulnerable members of the communities we serve. Working in the thick of it our employees possess a “can do attitude”, meeting the challenges of this specialist branch of health care with positivity and professionalism.We are looking for compassionate and committed Activity Coordinator/ House Keeper to join the Recovery and Rehabilitation division in the Trust.Providing high quality mental health care to people with psychotic illnesses, the division’s goal is to support recovery, to promote mental and physical wellbeing and optimise independence and social inclusion. The division works with a range of clients including individuals who are experiencing their first episode of psychosis and are homeless.The successful candidate will assist qualified staff to administer high quality patient care. They will support the work of the named primary nurse and, under their guidance, fully participate in the care and therapy offered on the ward and the promotion of person centred care. If you have previous experience of working within a health care setting; are genuinely interested in issues involving clients with mental health problems; and are able to work compassionately and sensitively with vulnerable clients we want to hear from you.We are proud to be rated as 4th best mental health trust in the country by service users, listed in the HSJ Top 100 NHS Employers again this year and to be nominated for a 2015 Nursing Times Award for improving staff experience. Work with us and you will be working for a Trust who values and supports you.

In line with NHS protocols, only those applicants who demonstrate clearly how they meet our person specification will be shortlisted for interview. We regret that it is not possible to contact all applicants for every vacancy. If you have not been contacted within 4-6 weeks of the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted for the next stageWe reserve the right to close any vacancies from further submissions, when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. We are an employer committed to Equal Opportunities and Diversity, with a range of family friendly policies.For more information please go to Camden & Islington NHS FT website.

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