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Employer
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Hailsham, England
Salary
£35,392 - £42,618 Per Annum
Closing date
23 Feb 2024

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Sector
Healthcare, Nursing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Job overview

EASTBOURNE EARLY INTERVENTION IN PSYCHOSIS SERVICE.

Early Intervention in Psychosis Practitioner Band 6 - Permanent

Main area: Mental Health

Grade: NHS AfC: Band 6

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37.5

Site: Highmore

Town: Hailsham

The Eastbourne Early Intervention for Psychosis is a diverse team of talented individuals, offering a wide range of specialisms. We are looking for a highly motivated qualified person (Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker) to join our team. This is a diverse and challenging role which requires an enthusiastic and dedicated person.

This post offers the Trust's £4,000 Incentive for band 5-7 Nurses & Practitioners, as well as a relocation package up to a maximum of £8,000 (subject to terms and conditions).

Main duties of the job

You will work with the team manager and clinical colleagues in order to develop and co-ordinate an effective pathway of recovery with a caseload of service users, families and carers. You will be creating collaboratively, treatment plans for people with complex presentations whilst working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

You will be providing a range of specialist assessments and psychosocial interventions in a variety of settings in a style that crosses traditional professional boundaries. You will also have opportunity to support other staff / students with professional development.

You will have previous health or social care experience working with clients with complex mental health problems, and a real commitment to the principles of EIP and this client group.

You will also have roles in developing the service, as we work to meet new Access and Wait Time Targets, including provision to 'At Risk Mental State' and over-35s groups. You will also be promoting the service to partner agencies and providing educational initiatives as part of broader mental health promotion to reduce stigma around psychosis.

You will be supported by the Team Leader, the existing team, and through clinical and managerial supervision and training. We offer a commitment to support your continued professional development.

Working for our organisation

Living and working in East Sussex: Our staff know how amazing it is to live and work in East Sussex and we'd love you to experience that too by coming to work with us.

East Sussex has some of the most beautiful and varied countryside in southern England and includes the South Downs National Park and High Weald, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It also has a dramatic coastline and thousands of acres of unspoilt forest. It also borders with Kent and has great access to London.

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Working in East Sussex gives you easy access to two major airports, ferries and the Eurostar providing simple travel options for holidays and visiting loved ones. Sussex is on the commuter belt for London for day trips, courses and connections to the rest of the country. Sussex benefits from excellent rail links served by South Eastern Trains, South West Trains and Southern Railway.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The Eastbourne Early Intervention for Psychosis is a diverse team of talented individuals, offering a wide range of specialisms. We are looking for a highly motivated qualified person (Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker) to join our team. This is a diverse and challenging role which requires an enthusiastic and dedicated person.

You will work with the team manager and clinical colleagues in order to develop and co-ordinate an effective pathway of recovery with a caseload of service users, families and carers. You will be creating collaboratively, treatment plans for people with complex presentations whilst working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

You will be providing a range of specialist assessments and psychosocial interventions in a variety of settings in a style that crosses traditional professional boundaries. You will also have opportunity to support other staff / students with professional development.

You will have previous health or social care experience working with clients with complex mental health problems, and a real commitment to the principles of EIP and this client group.

You will also have roles in developing the service, as we work to meet new Access and Wait Time Targets, including provision to 'At Risk Mental State' and over-35s groups. You will also be promoting the service to partner agencies and providing educational initiatives as part of broader mental health promotion to reduce stigma around psychosis.

You will be supported by the Team Leader, the existing team, and through clinical and managerial supervision and training. We offer a commitment to support your continued professional development.

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Registered Practitioner with current registration [mental health/LD/Adult/Social Work/OT], appropriate to the job role
  • Completion of Mentorship Course/ENB equivalent
  • Evidence of continuous professional development

Knowledge/Experience

Essential criteria
  • Significant post qualifying experience in the relevant care group
  • Experience of working alongside people with psychosis and complex health and social care problems in the designated care group
  • Experience of supervising staff
  • Experience of providing a range of clinical interventions to people in the designated care group with a variety of health problems
  • Experience of working consultatively with professionals
  • Experience of conducting clinical assessments including risk assessments
  • Experience of partnership working within and across various statutory and non statutory teams and agencies
  • Experience of working within the CPA process
  • Understanding of clinical governance
  • Previous experience of working in the community

Sussex Partnership NHS FT is committed to supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our communities. Our workforce is currently under-represented from Black and Minority, Ethnic and disabled communities and we would welcome applications from these communities.

We regret that we are unable to advise candidates if they have not been shortlisted. If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

In the event of an excessive number of applicants the Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy earlier than indicated.

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust takes its responsibilities for the safeguarding and protection of children and young people and vulnerable adults very seriously and expects this of all its employees and bank workers. The Trust works with adult and children's social care to ensure that the integrated service has systems in place to equip staff and bank workers with the knowledge and skills to recognize abuse, and take action to safeguard and protect vulnerable adults and children and young people. It is expected that all staff and bank workers familiarise themselves with the appropriate structures and policies and with the Sussex child protection and safeguarding procedures and the Sussex multi-agency policy and procedures for safeguarding vulnerable adults and undertake the relevant essential training and further training appropriate to their role.

Successful candidates are normally offered salaries at the bottom of the relevant salary range. However, where previous or equivalent NHS experience in a similar role can be demonstrated and evidenced, this may be taken into consideration when setting the starting salary.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Who we are

We provide specialist NHS mental health and learning disability services in south east England. People receive care, treatment and support from us in hospital, at home and from a range of community services. Our services are rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission and ‘outstanding’ for caring.

Where we are

We provide services for people of all ages across Sussex and services for children and young people in Hampshire. There’s something for everyone in our local area, whether that’s the hustle and bustle of Brighton, the scenic South Downs or our wonderful coastline where you can chill out to the sound of the surf.

What we can offer you

When you join us, you’ll be coming to work in an organisation that puts people first. We’ll do everything we can to make you feel valued, respected and included. You will be given plenty of opportunities here for your career to flourish. We’re an organisation which is strong on innovation, research and learning, and we will support your development and help you learn new skills in whichever team or service you work in.

Check out the links below to view our key areas of recruitment

Nursing

Medical

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Healthcare Support Workers 

Support Services

Check out our latest video below where we hear from our inspiring nurses why Sussex Partnership is such a great place to work.

Company info
Website
Telephone
01903843000
Location
Trust HQ
Swandean
Arundel Road
Worthing
BN13 3EP
GB

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