Support Time and Recovery worker

Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England
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Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust £22816.0 - 24336.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£22816.0 - 24336.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Contract
Permanent
Role
Other Qualified Professional
Posted
10 May 2024
Closes
27 May 2024

Job Description

Job overview
JOB PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
To work as part of a team that provides secondary mental
health services, focusing on the direct needs of service users, working across boundaries of
care, organisation and role.
To provide support and give time to an allocated group of service users in order to promote
their recovery and maintain them in their community environment helping them to build their
own support network. To support service users to identify their needs and to assist care coordinators
to plan, implement and evaluate individual care plans. To have the individual
service user's needs at the fore at all times, working to the recovery model to support the
service user to work towards their identified goals. To use agreed values and skills to
underpin day-to-day work. To be actively involved in the d elivery of Initial Interventions with
the support and guidance of a Psychologist or an Occupational Therapist when undertaking
STROT.

Main duties of the job
What we can offer you in our Community Recover Service Line
Community Recovery offers opportunity to experience community mental health nursing within one of their 9
localities across Kent. There is experience available in working with service users and carers within their homes
and Group work as part of our MDT working. The service line also has a number of in-patient rehabilitation
units, which will provide newly qualified staff with the opportunity to work with patients as they prepare to
leave the in-patient service and move back to the community. There is also the Early Intervention in Psychosis
Service, which provides a service to 14 - 65 year olds in the early stages of a psychotic illness. Other services
also include Learning Disabilities and Primary Care Psychological Therapy Service. We
work in partnership with Kent County Council, which means that staff within the
community teams work with Social Workers in providing a high calibre service to both
our service users and their carers. As you can see, there are numerous opportunities
within the Community Recovery Service Line and we look forward to welcoming you to
our team.

Working for our organisation
Come and work with us in the Garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with a tremendous quality of life.
We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disability and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people in Kent and Medway, as well as specialist services for adults in Sussex and Surrey. We are rated Good overall by the CQC.
Each year we care for over 2,000 people in our hospitals and 54,000 people in the community.
We are proud to employ over 3,700 people from 66 nationalities, and to serve an increasingly diverse range of communities across rural and urban areas.
You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.
The nature of our work attracts kindness and compassion as standard and everyone from our cleaners and porters to the chief executive and chairman are recognised as playing a vital role in providing an exemplary service.
Our strategy
Our mission is what we set out to do every day
We deliver brilliant care through brilliant people
Our vision is where we want to be in the future
To provide outstanding care and to work in partnership to deliver this in the right place, for every service user, every time.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Please refer to the attached job description for full details and main responsibilities of the role.

Person specification

essential

Essential criteria
  • NVQ Level 2 in Care/ community Mental Health Care or agreed equivalent experience Commitment to undertake and to gain appropriate Level 3 qualification within an agreed time limit Ability to demonstrate a good level of English and Maths skills
  • NVQ Level 2 in Care/ community Mental Health Care or agreed equivalent experience Commitment to undertake and to gain appropriate Level 3 qualification within an agreed time limit Ability to demonstrate a good level of English and Maths skills
essential

Essential criteria
  • NVQ Level 2 in Care/ community Mental Health Care or agreed equivalent experience Commitment to undertake and to gain appropriate Level 3 qualification within an agreed time limit Ability to demonstrate a good level of English and Maths skills
Desirable criteria
  • NVQ Level 2 in Care/ community Mental Health Care or agreed equivalent experience Commitment to undertake and to gain appropriate Level 3 qualification within an agreed time limit Ability to demonstrate a good level of English and Maths skills
desirable

Essential criteria
  • Experience of emotional distress in others Experience of mental health services (as a worker or service user/carer)
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of emotional distress in others Experience of mental health services (as a worker or service user/carer)
KMPT Staff Benefits:
NHS pension scheme Your employer pays 20.6% towards your pension and life assurance benefits.
Please see Apply. Apply/Pensions.aspx for more details.
Annual leave for Agenda for Change On appointment to NHS
27 days for full time or pro rata if part time
After 5 years NHS service
29 days full time or pro rata if part time
After 10 years NHS service
33 days full time or pro rata if part time
Plus bank holidays, that's up to 41 days - more than 8 weeks paid time off!
Medical staffs have national Terms and Conditions.
Buying and selling of annual leave is also available as part of our flexible approach to staff benefits.
Recommend a friend campaign If you already work for us you could refer a friend from outside of the Trust to any of the roles below and you can receive £1000 if they are successfully recruited; Nursing staff - RMN RGN RNLD - Band 5 and 6, Medical Doctors, Clinical Psychologist and Allied Health Professionals,
Flexible working Covers job share, term time working, flexible shifts etc. Just ask and we will try to help.
Statutory and occupational maternity, paternity or adoption leave Dependant on length of NHS service
Other paid/unpaid leave This can be for Jury Service, Reserved Armed Forces, etc. This is paid outside of annual leave.
Non paid leave for career breaks
Staff Support KMPT offers a face to face counselling service for any issues not just work related problems.
NHS discounts and shopping vouchers Staff can sign up for Red Guava, PS discounts and Health Service Discounts to receive a variety of discounts in travel, fashion, technology, mobile phone contracts, food and drink, days out etc.
Learning and Development opportunities In addition to the mandatory sub

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Job Details

Support Time and Recovery worker

Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Englandd Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
Pay
£22816.0 - 24336.0 Per year
Job level
Other Qualified Professional
Hours
Full time
Posted
10 May 2024
Type
Permanent
Closes
27 May 2024

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