Specialist Support Worker

Canterbury, Kent, England
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
8 Jan 2020
6 Feb 2020

Job Description

North EAST CRISIS RESOLUTION & HOME TREATMENT TEAM Covering Thanet, Canterbury & Coastal The North East Kent CRHT Team is a 24 hour Acute Community Mental Health Service which supports adults in mental health crisis. The team strives to provide community treatment and recovery as an alternative to hospital admission. If you have experience of working with people with complex mental health presentations and would like the challenge of supporting those people who are experiencing an acute mental health crisis then please consider applying for this post. You will need to have an interest in acute mental health care and be recovery focused. We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual, with good verbal and written communication skills, who is prepared to work in what at times is a highly challenging and fast pace environment. The post holder will be expected to work within a team, but be able to work autonomously, visiting service users in the community, delivering agreed interventions. We are a large multi-disciplinary team which offers a 24-hour assessment and home treatment service for residents of South East Kent Coast and Ashford Localities. The team works closely with carers, secondary mental health services and other agencies. The service will provide you with a full induction package, managerial and clinical supervision, strong commitment to professional development and a culture which promotes change, growth and development. On occasions it may be necessary to work a shift in the designated Place of Safety and therefore physical intervention training will be required KMPT Staff Benefits: NHS pension scheme Your employer pays 14.3% towards your pension and life assurance benefits. Please see http:\/\/ Apply. Apply\/Pensions.aspx for more details. Annual leave for Agenda for Change O n 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 staff 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 offer a face to face counselling service for any issues not just work related problems. NHS discounts and shopping vouchers Staff can sign up to 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 subjects there are a number of leadership, management and staff topic areas, including coaching and mentoring. Induction.
KMPT is committed to supporting all new staff and this includes a comprehensive Induction programme. The duration of the programme is dependent on role and can be from 2 days to 4 weeks (not always consecutive days).
The Induction programme will provide an excellent opportunity for new staff to meet and engage with KMPT's subject specialists and will include the essential training required.
The programme may involve some travel to the various training venues across Kent and Medway, the main ones being Canterbury, Maidstone and Dartford. Lease car scheme Cycle to work scheme The list goes on.........! New starter bonus . At the Trust we really value our nurses and the skills they bring. To recognise this we offer a New Hire Bonus of £1200 pro rata for band 5 and 6 nursing staff. Probation Period . New employees external to Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust are subject to a six month probationary period. To deliver an effective service it is essential in some of our roles that you are able to travel between work bases in a timely manner. Production of false or forged documents\/qualifications in order to obtain employment is a criminal offence and will be reported to the Police. Disclosure and Barring Service Check .
Certain roles are subject to

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