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Activity Worker

Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust
London, UK
Closing date
3 Dec 2020

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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.

Full Time: 37.5 hours per week (mixed pattern: 9-5 with some e arly and late shifts and some weekend working)

We are looking for a highly motivated Band 3 activity worker to be part of a multi-disciplinary team providing positive care for our service users. If you are interested in promoting health and well being, interested in exercise, activity and creative therapies and driven to motivate others you will be ideally suited to this post.

Working on our older adult acute inpatient ward, the post-holder will be supervised by the Ward Manager and will work with the ward nursing, occupational therapy and psychology team to co-ordinate a programme of meaningful ward activities based on service user choice.

Training will be provided and post holders will be expected to participate in their own skill development. All ward based staff are required to undertake mandatory training in the prevention and management of violence and aggression.

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 stage

We 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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