We believe that our staff are our biggest asset and we nurture excellence and professionalism. We are committed to equality of opportunity and providing a healthy working environment.
***** Applicants who are currently at risk within the East Midlands SHA, and meet the essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post. *****
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust is committed to Safeguarding Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults
Mental Health Services for Older People (MHSOP) are developing their service pathways to streamline the care of frail older people. Key to this is the care of clients in residential and nursing care homes.
We are creating an in reach team for clients within Care Homes (mental health assessment, formulation, co-ordination and intervention) in line with the care programme approach. The role of the team is to educate and support care home staff to deliver quality care with an emphasis on the reduction of anti psychotic medication in the use of people with dementia. The aim is to reduce admissions/readmissions to specialist mental health beds from care home settings. This is a multi-disciplinary team based in Leicester city, and will be include a consultant psychiatrist and psychology input.
We are looking to recruit the role initially for a six month period, at which point the service will be evaluated with a view to making it permanent.
The posts will involve travel across Leicester city, Leicestershire county, and Rutland, so you would need to be a car driver
Preference will be given in the first instance to at risk employees within Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust who meet the essential criteria.
For further information please contact: Clare Kozlowski on 2255700, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
We offer a generous benefits package which includes:
Access to the NHS Pension Scheme (see www.nhspa.gov.uk)
Good terms and conditions
Generous holiday entitlement
Flexible working practices
For jobs advertised from 1st July 2012, the cost of undertaking a CRB disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. The Trust will meet the initial costs of the disclosure which will be deducted from the individuals salary following commencement.
Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.
All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.
As a healthcare provider we aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic (BME) communities.
Recruitment at Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust is managed electronically. All communications concerning any vacancy will be sent direct to your NHS Jobs account or via the email account that you registered with NHS Jobs. Please check these accounts throughout the recruitment process to ensure that you are fully updated on your applications progress.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are not in a position to respond to each applicant individually. Therefore, please assume that if you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date your application was not successful.
If you can not receive these communications electronically and would prefer alternative methods of notification please contact us to discuss alternatives. Applicant Guidance Notes are attached below to assist you with the completion of your application. In particular please note the guidance on providing suitable reference details.
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