Clinical Practitioner (Fixed Term)

Recruiter
Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Ipswich, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Oct 2019
Closes
02 Nov 2019
Ref
1299929950
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT) is an award winning Trust that provides health and social care services for a population of 1.3million people in Essex, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, and Luton. We employ 5,000 people working across more than 200 sites. Our vision is "working to improve lives" and we achieve this in line with our organisational values of being compassionate, empowering and open. Our services include: Mental health services * We provide a wide range of treatment and support to young people, adults and older people experiencing mental illness both as inpatients and within the community. This includes treatment in secure and specialised settings. Community health services * Our diverse range of community health services provide support and treatment to both adults and children. We deliver this care in community hospitals, health centres, GP surgeries and in people's homes. Learning disabilities services * We provide crisis support and inpatient services and our community learning disability teams work in partnership with local councils to provide assessment and support for adults with learning disabilities. Social care * We provide personalised social care support to people with a range of needs, including people with learning disabilities or mental illness, supporting people to live independently. We are looking for individuals to join the EPUT team and be part of transforming services in our communities. In return we can offer exceptional education, training and development opportunities as well as a wide range of benefits, which include flexible working opportunities, salary sacrifice schemes and the opportunity to buy or sell up to one week of annual leave to support a healthy work-life balance. In addition to this the Trust also offers a generous relocation package where applicants meet the eligibility criteria. Health Outreach is looking for a registered nurse or social worker to join our committed county wide service for marginalised & vulnerable adults for a fixed term 2 year basis. Based in Ipswich, you will be supporting patients to access primary healthcare and social care. The service is focussed on working with adults with issues that marginalise them from mainstream services; engaging or re-engaging patients with health services and addressing social issues that may also be impacting on their health. The main patient groups are: Homeless, Migrant Workers, Asylum Seekers & Refugees, Offenders, Gypsies and Travellers. The service works to an outreach model engaging with patients in their own environment. Creatively working and liaising with other professionals to help those who are most vulnerable. Working with partner agencies in health and wellbeing, advice, support services and housing; your role will be to work with refugees under the government's Vulnerable Person Resettlement Programmes. Specifically leading on identify patient need and linking patients with appropriate services . Working as part of a large NHS trust, you will have the clinical governance and professional development structures to support you in your role. Good teamwork, ability to build relationships with other professionals, good communication are essential. The skills you bring to the team will depend on your registration; general or mental health nurse or social worker; and will be part of the multi-disciplinary approach to working with our patients. This is an opportunity to work intensely with hard to reach groups in a variety of ways. Utilising an outreach model to identify as well as address patient needs. It is a dynamic and creative role within a supportive team. As a fixed term contract, secondment opportunities will be considered. EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Open, Compassionate and Empowering. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including; * Season Ticket Loans * NHS discounts for staff * Excellent Training facilities and opportunities * Buying and Selling annual leave scheme * The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas * Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work PLEASE ENSURE THAT AS PART OF YOUR APPLICATION YOU INCLUDE PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES WITH BUSINESS CONTACT INFORMATION COVERING YOUR LAST 3 YEAR EMPLOYMENT HISTORY. WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCEPT PERSONAL OR CHARACTER REFERENCES As a newly appointed employee you are responsible for incurring the cost of your initial DBS check relevant to your post, the amount will be deducted from your first salary with the Trust. Applications for Job Share are positively welcomed Our Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We particularly welcome applications from people with experience of using mental health services. We also hold the Disability two tick symbol and have made the pledge to commit to employing more people with learning disabilities, we encourage people with a disability to apply. If you require t

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