Community Rehabilitation Support Worker

Ashford, Kent, England
TN23 4XZ
Pay
N/A
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
15 Jan 2020
Closes
14 Feb 2020

Job Description

The Community Rehabilitation Service operates in five localities across Kent to provide intensive rehabilitation and recovery focussed support to service users in their own homes.

The team use an holistic approach together with partners from 3rd Sector agencies who provide additional Social Care and landlord/tenancy support in order to enable individuals with complex mental health needs to manage more effectively in the community.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated support worker to join our experienced team in Ashford. The successful candidate will work under the guidance and supervision of qualified staff to deliver individualised treatment and support to a defined caseload, with a focus on enabling clients to manage their mental health and wellbeing.

This will include supporting clients to maintain their living environment, and encouraging and supporting them to have meaningful roles and purpose within their local communities.

The post involves lone working, 1 to 1 work and group-work and individualised programmes of care in order to support clients to develop and enhance their skills and independent and promote recovery, and the successful candidate will be expected to work flexible hours between 08:00 and 20:00 according to the needs of the service, this will include some, evenings, weekends and public holidays.

If you have previous experience in working with individuals with mental health problems in a community setting, are flexible and resourceful and have excellent verbal and written communication skills we would be very interested in hearing from you. Personal lived experience of mental health issues is also desirable.

KMPT Staff Benefits:
NHS pension scheme
Your employer pays 14.3% 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 NHS27 days for full time or pro rata if part time
After 5 years NHS service29 days full time or pro rata if part time
After 10 years NHS service33 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 varietyof 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

Ref: 380SR022D

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