Band 3 Support Worker HMP Leyhill

Leyhill, Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire, England
GL12 8HP
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
23 Mar 2020
22 Apr 2020

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of our multi-disciplinary teams, within HMP Leyhill. The post holder will support the qualified staff by working to care plans that aim to enhance and maximise the potential and recovery of people within the service.

The post holder will also support qualified staff with other tasks to ensure the smooth running of the care that we provide.

If you are a resilient, compassionate recovery support worker who displays good empathy and the ability to work flexibly in a challenging environment, this post may be for you.

You will be based with our multi-disciplinary team within the prison and will work closely with a variety of other professionals, including Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Learning Disability Practitioners and Recovery Co-ordinators.

You will have excellent communication skills and be committed to the provision of a recovery-focused model of care, within an integrated physical, mental health service and substance misuse.

Successful candidates will be required to complete (or demonstrate previous completion of) the AWP Care certificate. All 15 standards need to have been passed in order to advance beyond the probationary period. For details see The Care Certificate - Information for Applicants.

The successful candidate will also be required to obtain prison security clearance in addition to DBS and reference checks.

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust(AWP) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. We also provide specialist services extending throughout the south west.

We employ over 4,000 dedicated members of staff who deliver services from more than 90 locations, working in approximately 150 teams across a geographical region of 2,200 miles, for a population of approximately 1.8million people.

We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery. Our staff are pivotal in everything we do and we are committed to involving them fully in the development of the Trust and our services.

Adverts normally close for application a few minutes before midnight on the closing date. Interview expenses will not normally be paid. Applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted via our recruitment system TRAC so please check your emails regularly. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks after the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. We only accept applications submitted via NHS Jobs and TRAC. Any personal details supplied to AWP by you will be held on the Trust systems in line with the General Data Protection Regulation. AWP is committed to Equality and Diversity - we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are a Disability Confident Employer (Two Ticks) offering a guaranteed interview to disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. We encourage applications from people who wish to work on a part time/flexible basis and will do our utmost to accommodate flexible working whenever service requirements allow.

Ref: 2369176

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