Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP) supports thousands of vulnerable people across Cheshire and Merseyside.
We provide physical and mental health services, as well as learning disabilities, to a total population of around one million people.
Situated near two thriving cities in Liverpool and Manchester, CWP operates from 66 sites across Cheshire and Merseyside, including Wirral, Chester, Winsford, Crewe, Macclesfield, Sefton and Trafford.
We have been recognised by the Health Service Journal as one of the top places to work in the health service for the last two years running and committed to delivering person centred care.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated CWP as ‘Good’ overall, ‘better’ for treatments and ‘Outstanding’ for care.
We offer a variety of roles at all levels, so whether you are just starting out in your career or you are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, CWP is the right employer for you.
Apply now to join our skilled and friendly teams and help us to deliver our vision to improve health and wellbeing by providing high quality care.
We are committed to equal opportunities and we welcome applicants from all sections of the community to ensure our workforce is representative of the population we serve.
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If your disability meets the definition set out in the Equality Act 2010, and you believe you meet the ‘essential’ criteria for an available position, please answer ‘YES’ to the question: ‘Do you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme?’.
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OT’s & RMN’s – Are you interested in working in a recovery focused way with people from 14 -65, experiencing first episode psychosis?
A vacancy has arisen for a permanent Band 6 post within the Early Intervention Team, based in Ellesmere Port, and covering the Cheshire West area. We are a dynamic team, working with an interesting client group, where there’s an opportunity to significantly impact on an individuals well-being and functioning and long-term clinical outcomes. The post holder will be expected to provide detailed assessments to establish a persons’ needs and presentation.
The successful candidate will be expected to collaboratively plan an individuals care needs and assess risk factors and implement interventions in line with the access and wait time standards; that improve outcomes for the individual and their families. You will be offered a thorough induction period, including shadowing established team members and regular supervision. The appointed applicant should be willing to engage in continuing professional development opportunities.
Excellent communication, report writing and assessment skills are essential for this post. We are looking for highly skilled and competent practitioners, who are motivated and committed to delivering quality and evidence based care and willing to develop and initiate recovery focused groups. As part of the role there will be opportunities to participate in groups aimed at reducing cardiometabolic risk factors, such as gym, climbing and walking groups. Applicants should have sound working knowledge of the current spectrum of mental health disorders and the Mental Health Act.
Applicants should have post registration clinical experience and be able to demonstrate the appropriate skills needed to provide an outstanding service. We are looking for individuals who are flexible and conscientious team members.
Access to transport for work purposes is essential.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Rachel Jarmain / Craig Lewis Tel [Click here to apply]
Please note, external applicants will be required to pay for their Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS). Enhanced Disclosure costs £44. Standard Disclosure is £26. Administration fee is £3.50. Costs are deducted from salary following appointment.
If the role you are successful for requires a DBS check, you are encouraged to enrol for the DBS Update Service. A small annual fee of £13 per year applies. Please see attached 'Update Service Applicant Guide' document for further information.
We welcome applications from people who have direct experience of accessing our services.
New entrants to the NHS will commence on the minimum of the scale stated above.
All new clinical support staff will be required to have completed or working towards the Care Certificate (CWP In-house 3 day training to be completed within 6 months of start date).
Applicants are advised to apply early as if a large number of applications are received for this post we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the advertised date.
If you experience any technical difficulties applying for this post please contact our Recruitment Team on [Click here to apply] and quote the vacancy reference number.
Good luck with your application. We hope to welcome you to Team CWP very soon.
Please note: after applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to CWP transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see [Click here to apply].
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