Community Support Worker

Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England
£ 18813 - 20795 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
11 Oct 2019
10 Nov 2019

Job Description

We are one of the largest specialist mental health and learning disabilities trusts in the country, with an annual income of £320m and a workforce of some 6,700 staff operating from around 100 sites in Durham, Teesside, North Yorkshire and York and Selby. We provide a range inpatient and community services to 2m people living in County Durham, the Tees Valley, Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale, Harrogate, Hambleton and Richmondshire. We also provide additional specialist services to other parts of Northern England.
We deliver our services by working in partnership with eight local authorities and clinical commissioning groups, a wide range of voluntary organisations, as well as service users, their carers and the public. The services are spread over a wide geographical area of around 3,600 square miles, which includes coastal, rural and industrial areas.
We are a multi-award winning trust and are included within the Health Service Journal's Best 100 Places to Work. The trust take a positive and proactive approach to support staff in their personal development and has embedded the Talent Management approach within the Trust, with the vision of helping people to be as good as they can be, helping TEWV to do things better.

The successful candidate must have completed the Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 3 or equivalent. Candidates must also have Literacy and Numeracy level 2 or equivalent and must complete the Trust Healthcare Assistant competencies within their probationary period (first 6 months in role).
The successful candidates who do not have the required qualifications will be expected to enrol on the Healthcare Assistant Framework which will include the acquisition of the level 3 Diploma Health and Social Care, level 2 in Literacy and Numeracy or equivalent and achievement of competencies. You will have a maximum of 2 years to complete this.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for Band 3 Community Support Worker posts to work as part of a North Yorkshire and York Child & Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS)
This is an exciting time to join a rapidly transforming, innovative service, which cares for the mental health needs of children, young people and their families.. The team provides a service assessing and treating child with ADHD and mental health problems.
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic community support worker to join the team working within Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service. The team is a busy and flexibility will be required in this role. There will be a requirement to work independently under supervision with young people and their families, in their own homes. The team is friendly and achieves well within the trust.
The successful applicants will need to be able to demonstrate a range of skills, an ability to engage with children young people and their families an working knowledge of IT packages including excel, electronic patient record systems would be an advantage .The service is very busy and therefore the post holder will need to be adaptable and approachable and be able to prioritise a number of competing demands. Excellent communication and organisational skills are essential.
If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity and are able to work positively and proactively in situations which may at times be challenging, then this role will be of particular interest to you.
A commitment to working flexibly to meet the needs of service-users is an essential requirement for this post as is an ability to work constructively with a range of different stakeholders.
The successful candidates will be expected to undertake training relevant to the post which would be advantageous to a person who is keen to build on their professional development.
Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants are able to travel independently across the locality and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes. If necessary, adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Keri Brearey Service Manager or Matthew Bower Team Manager on Apply.

Ref: NYC3919

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