An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Community Support Worker to join our friendly, dynamic and committed Community Mental Health Team based at Studdert Kennedy House in Worcester.
The CMHT has a multi-disciplinary team approach including, Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Community Nurses, Social Workers and administrative support, all of whom endeavour to offer intergraded services to adults experiencing severe mental health problems aged 16 - 65 years of age.
The team works closely in partnership with the Assessment/Home Treatment Teams, inpatient services and primary care. It also offers excellent opportunities for multi agency working. The team strives to deliver an evidence based recovery programme of care to meet the needs of the local population, to promote health, independence and reduce inequalities.
The caseload is very diverse and challenging which makes it an exciting, busy team to be part of. Performance reviews (SDR) and regular supervision are offered as an integral part of this role.
When applying for this post it is essential that you read the job description and personal specification. Please use the supporting information space to demonstrate your ability to undertake the role, drawing on your skills, knowledge and experience.
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Only short listed candidates will be contacted with regards to the progress of their application. If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful and accept our thanks for your interest in applying.
The Trust offers a preceptorship year for newly qualified nurses and AHP's and attendance at preceptorship programmes is a condition of employment. Please note that all newly qualified Nurses will be required to successfully undertake a drug calculations test as part of this programme.
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.
The NHS aims to employ a workforce which reflects the diversity of the local community.