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Mental Health Worker/Care Coordinator - Band 5 posted by Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Full Time
Bodmin Banham house, Bodmin
£24,214 - £30,112 / year
NHS Band 5/6

Job Description

Thank you for your interest in working for Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

For more information about our Trust please click on the Trust's further link on this webpage.

Any general recruitment queries, please contact our recruitment team on [Click here to apply]. After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our 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, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to 'Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust 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.

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust prides itself in striving to be an employer of choice.

All external appointments to the Trust will be required to attend a full Trust Corporate Induction which will be held at Carew House, Beacon Technology Park, Dunmere Road, Bodmin, PL31 2QN.

The induction programme is for all new staff and the length is dependent on the role you will be undertaking. It is an essential part of new staff training requirements and therefore attendance is mandatory.

Our Trust objectives are:

  • To deliver high quality care, safe and accessible services.
  • To maximise the potential of our workforce to deliver high quality care to patients
  • To achieve best value and ensure the Trust is sustainable and financially sound into the future
  • To diversify and develop services that meet commissioner and service user needs and expectations
  • To improve health and wellbeing by working in partnership to create life opportunities for our clients

Successful candidates will be invited to an Assessment Day on Friday 20th September 2019 held at Carew House in Bodmin. Please note this will be either a morning or afternoon session to be confirmed.

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has an exciting opportunity available for enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals to join our Integrated Community Mental Health Team in North Cornwall ICMHT. This team covers the geographical area of North Cornwall and we have a main base in Bodmin at Banham House.


Our Integrated Community Mental Health teams all deliver a high quality and effective service to people experiencing severe and enduring mental health problems. We provide an integrated health and social care service, offering the assessment and treatment of mental health problems. We have a focus on effectiveness and recovery, working to promote the independence of our service users. These openings are for those keen to be a care coordinator and be part of a multi-disciplinary team who place an emphasis on treatment and recovery.

We are an enthusiastic and supportive team who wants to meet people who can demonstrate the Trust’s vision and values in practice, and are motivated to be involved in innovation and service development.

We are looking for those people who have a core profession in mental health nursing, social work or occupational therapy to join our community service line. We want people who have experience or who are looking for an experience in working independently in a mental health setting.

As an ICMHT team member you must have both a positive outlook and sense of humour to accept the challenges of working in a busy locality that extends to seaside towns and rural locations.

You will need to have knowledge of general mental health problems, the impact this may have on service users and their treatment. You will need to have knowledge of the CPA process, legislation around mental health and The Mental Health Act. You will need excellent communication skills and place value on team and inter-agency working.

We would like to work with an individual who wants to utilise their skills to effect positive changes for our service users. We need a person who can demonstrate passion and commitment to mental health issues have an approach to excellent client centred care along with working flexibly as part of a team, to deliver innovative health and social care. You will receive regular support and supervision from the Management and Leadership team.

Relocation expenses of up to £3000 will be considered for this post.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Team Manager - Debbie Derbyshire [Click here to apply]




To achieve our Trust objectives, we prioritise the development of our staff. To support this, the following opportunities are available:

  • Protected CPD time for registered staff
  • Access to a dedicated central development fund to support CPD for all staff
  • Leadership and Management development programmes
  • Coaching and mentoring opportunities
  • A full clinical induction programme for essential operational skills
  • Access to a care certificate programme for our band 1-4 clinical staff
  • A bespoke and robust preceptorship programme to support newly qualified staff
  • Individual professional development programmes

Being part of a successful NHS Foundation Trust also brings a portfolio of rewards and benefits for our staff. These include:

  • Free access to individual RCNi portfolios to support revalidation for nursing staff
  • Free DBS checks where required
  • Discounts available from retailers, UK hotels and main attractions – often up to 15% savings
  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Multiple flexible working options

The Trust reimburses all application costs for staff eligible to apply for EU settlement status.

The Trust reserves the right to close this advert once a sufficient number of applications have been submitted. It is encouraged that you complete the application at your earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

If you are successful at the shortlisting stage of the recruitment process you will be contacted via TRAC.jobs email regarding interview details.
We are committed to diversity and equality of employment including the employment of current and former service users. We promote flexible working.

If you are successful, you agree to Occupational Health accessing your health records from your current or previous employer to check the status of your inoculations and screening tests. Appointments are subject to full three year satisfactory references therefore please ensure you include correct contact details for your nominated referees including email addresses.




Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.




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Reference Number

201-19-427-A

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