THIS POST IS AVAILABLE TO ALL APPLICANTS WHO CAN DEMONSTRATE RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION, EDUCATION TO DEGREE LEVEL OR ABILITY TO DEMONSTRATE EQUIVALENT LEVEL OF KNOWLEDGE
Are you passionate about the care of older people?
Do you hold a professional registration?
Do you want to join a friendly and supportive team who strive to offer high quality, person centred care?
If the answer is yes then we want to hear from you!
We have a vacancy within our Dementia and Later Life Liaison Team based at the Victoria Centre in Swindon.
The service works to support older people with mental health illness, including dementia, who are admitted to the Great Western Hospital (GWH) and /or who live in care homes within Swindon. Successful applicants will work predominantly in one of these two areas but with the expectation to work flexibly across the service
You will join a highly experienced and dedicated team who pride themselves on collaborative working with service users, carers and other professional, who provide assessment and treatment of mental illness. We are passionate about supporting care staff in the community to use person centred approaches to reduces distress and promote wellbeing of their residents. We also aim to minimise the need for hospital admission, however if admission is required we try to make this as short and smooth as possible.
You will hold an appropriate professional registration (NMC, HCPC etc) , will have a strong proven clinical knowledge within mental health and demonstrate ongoing professional development. Previous experience of working with older adults is desirable. The role will include use of computer systems so proficient use of IT is necessary.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Jo Cockrem, Interim Team Manager or Georgie Mackie-Forrest, Senior Practitioner on (01793) 327927.