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Support, Time & Recovery (STaR) Worker

Band 4

Main area
Adult Mental Health
Grade
Band 4
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
367-EAN-3104
Site
Centenary House, Grammar School Walk, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1JN
Town
Hitchin
Salary
£21,089 - £23,761 per annum
Closing
23/07/2019 23:59

Values Based Screener

At Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust we are looking for people to join us who share our values and those of the NHS. Before your application can be considered please take part on our online values questionnaire, which you can find below. When you have finished you will be sent a 'completion code' by email, which will be valid for 6 months and required to submit your application form. 

http://hpft.recruitforvalues.com/

An exciting opportunity for the post of Support, Time & Recovery (STaR) Worker has become available in North Hertfordshire Community Mental Health Services.

You will have experience of working in a community based setting. You will be responsible for providing care to clients living in the Community experiencing, or recovering from, mental health difficulties, specifically focussing on Recovery principles.

You may also work in a Clinical setting, assisting Clinicians providing and administering service users with their Depot, Clozapine and other medications. Where applicable you may also be responsible for taking clinical samples (i.e. blood samples) from Clients as required.  Where appropriate additional training will be provided.

You will provide direct support and advice to Service Users (Adults of all ages) and Carers, within the recovery framework, embracing the individual right to choice and control.

You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary Team, working in partnership with a range of stakeholders inside and outside of the Trust.

The postholder will be required to demonstrate their knowledge of the relevant legislation, theory and policy in relation to the care group.

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details.

Trust IDStonewall equality policy. Equality and justice for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and trans people.Mindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Age positiveDisability confident committed

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

Ms Karen Howard – Service Line Lead at the Letchworth Wellbeing Centre on 01462 417790