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Band 4 Recovery Cordinator - Crisis Team- HMP Eastwood Park

Band 4

Main area
Mental Health Intensive Team
Grade
Band 4
Contract
Substantive
Hours
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
342-SS083-0519
Site
HMP Eastwood Park
Town
Wooton under Edge
Salary
From £21,089 per annum
Closing
27/05/2019 23:59

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.


 

Are you a team player who is passionate about providing high quality support and care for mental health services users in prison? The crisis support team in HMP Eastwood Park is a fast paced team supporting individuals who need high levels of support for short periods of time.

The Crisis Support Team provides treatment to individuals within the prison setting as an alternative to hospital admission.

The team operates 12 hours a day 7 days per week 365 days per year, as such the successful candidate will be expected to be able to undertake a shift pattern of working.

Mental Health Workers in this team, offer a variety of psychosocial skills to service users, whilst working under the guidance of registered practitioners there is also the expectation of lone working at times. The Crisis Support Team has a shared caseload so support Workers are not required to provide care co-ordination.

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, has experience of working with people in distress due to mental health crisis and be able to work under pressure.

You will need to have an NVQ Level3 completed in a Mental Health Setting or a City and Guilds Certificate in Community Mental Health, equivalent qualification or be prepared to undertake the appropriate training.

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Applicant requirements

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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Caroline Coxhead caroline.coxhead@nhs.net

Tel no 01454 382325