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Activity Co-ordinator

Band 3

Main area
Mental Health Nursing
Grade
Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
329-WAR320
Site
Warrington, Birch Avenue
Town
Warrington
Salary
£16,968 - £19,852 per annum
Closing
20/06/2018 23:59

North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (formerly known as 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust until 1st April 2017), provides physical health, mental health and learning disability services across the North West region. The Trust employs around 4000 staff across our sites and also has a Temporary Bank which offers the flexibility of working shifts around other commitments.

We are committed to providing safe, compassionate care and look to appoint people who are as passionate about patient care as we are.

 

We are currently looking for a committed, compassionate Activity Co-ordinator to provide a high standard of care to service users currently receiving care within the Fairhaven CAHMS Tier 4 inpatient unit.

The Fairhaven Unit is a 10 bedded inpatient facility for male and female service users requiring support, risk assessment and rehabilitation prior to discharge. The Fairhaven Unit works collaboratively with a Multi-Disciplinary Team ensuring that high standards of quality care remains a priority.

The primary role of the Activity Co-ordinator is to support the Multi Disciplinary Team with the therapeutic activity provision on the unit. The post holder will be required to be imaginative in creating an activity programme to aid rehabilitation and recovery.

The post will be based on the Fairhaven Unit in Warrington working 37.5 hours per week mainly covering the hours of 13:30hrs - 21:00hrs in order to provide a programme of activity outside of the usual education timetable.  Weekend working may also be required.

Supporting the service we have  Medical staff, Occupational Therapists, Psychologist, Social Worker, Family Therapist, Teachers and Nursing Teams.

Successful applicants will be offered a full Trust induction and local work based induction.

Full access is given to mandatory training and service specific training as identified in the Management supervision process.

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check.  Successful candidates will either have a valid DBS check with the Trust or will be required to pay for the cost of the DBS Disclosure which is £47.50 for an enhanced disclosure, the cost of which will be deducted from first salary.

 

 

 

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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

Bernadette Davies - bernadette.davies@nwbh.nhs.uk

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