Band 4 Associate Practitioner – Derwent Centre in Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust Harlow,England,UnitedKingdom

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About the job

Job Overview

The post holder will be responsible for assisting in the management and care of patients based upon individual needs, under the guidance of the Nurse in Charge and in providing practical support to patients in performing day to day activities, guidance and education.

The post holder will also act as a mentor to students and apprentices, and be responsible for supervising unqualified staff. The post holder will be expected to work collaboratively with key partner organisations, patients, carers, clinicians and allied health practitioners within the multi-disciplinary team in delivery services; provide a 24 hour service, 7 days a week.

In delivering the post holder duties you are expected to display behaviours that are aligned with the Trust values and as required in accordance with the NHS Constitution at all times.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our service as a Band 4 Associate Practitioner at the Derwent Centre, Harlow.

The post holder will have the responsibility in developing their expertise in physical health needs, devising care plans and supporting junior support workers. You will act as a role model to other colleagues within the team. You will work collaboratively with key partner organisations, service users, clinicians and other practitioners within the multi-disciplinary team.

You will deliver high quality, effective operational service to people with mental health needs, in accordance with the principles and objectives of the Trust and its vision as identified in the service. You will be responsible along with other members of the team for the implementation of all care aspects of individual care planning and attending to the physical and psychological needs of patients under the care of the nursing team.

Working for our organisation

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Care, Learn and Empower. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including;

  • Season Ticket Loans
  • NHS discounts for staff
  • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
  • Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
  • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work
  • Day One Flexible Employer

The Trust supports and actively encourages flexible working for all employees. We offer many options and you are encouraged to ask the recruiting manager what is possible for this role. If appointed, you will have the opportunity to apply for a flexible working request from the first day of your employment

Join our Staff bank

What is Staff Bank?

Our EPUT NHS staff bank is an entity managed by the trust that hires clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals to take on shifts at our trust hospitals and community settings. Here at EPUT we maintain our own bank of specialist staff to ensure that we are able offer safe and effective care at all times.

All our permanent staff are automatically enrolled onto the staff bank however this does not mean you have to work any additional shifts, but the option is there for you if you wish.

If you are joining our Trust in a fixed term role, please indicate on your New Starter Paperwork that you wish to join our staff bank.

!Important Professional References

Make sure that as a part of your application you have professional references with business contract information covering your last three year employment history. We are unable to accept personal or character references.

As a newly appointed employee you are responsible for incurring the cost of your initial DBS check relevant to your post, the amount will be deducted from your first salary with the Trust.

Applications for Job Share are positively welcomed.

Equal Opportunities Employer

Our Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We particularly welcome applications from people with experience of using mental health services. We also hold the Disability two tick symbol and have made the pledge to commit to employing more people with learning disabilities, we encourage people with a disability to apply. If you require this application form in another format i.e. Braille or audio tape etc, please contact the Recruitment Department on 01375 364513 or email [email protected] and we can arrange for this to be dispatched to you.

The Trust has the right to expire vacancies prior to the closing date if they so wish. The Trust makes every attempt to contact all applicants and we strongly advise that you check the email account which is registered with NHS Jobs regularly, we would advise however due to the high number of applications we receive that if you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff to undertake this commitment. Applicants will be subject to robust safer recruitment processes.

Covid Vaccination

Although Covid vaccinations are no longer a mandatory requirement within the NHS we continue to encourage and support the vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against Covid19. The safety of our staff and patients is a top priority for us at EPUT.

If you would like to book a Covid vaccination or would like more information please contact us by emailing [email protected] .

Company: Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Vacancy Type: Part Time 

Job Location: Harlow,England,UnitedKingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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