Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT) is an award-winning, multidisciplinary Trust providing community and mental health services, learning disability and social care services for a population of 1.3million people in Essex, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, and Luton.
Our Trust values – compassionate, empowering and open – are embedded in how we deliver care to people in their own homes and from over 200 community and hospital based settings and our workforce is key to being able to provide the highest quality care.
In 2018 we were rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission and we are working hard to achieving an ‘outstanding’ rating by 2020.
We are looking for individuals to join the EPUT team and be part of transforming services in our communities.
In return we can offer exceptional education, training and development opportunities as well as a wide range of benefits, which include salary sacrifice schemes and the opportunity to buy or sell up to one week of annual leave to support a healthy work-life balance.
Our approach to recruitment is values based and applicant's must be able to demonstrate the Trust's corporates values and behaviours which are Open, Compassionate and Empowering.
Dementia Intensive Support & Crisis Service
BASE: Brentwood Community Hospital
HOURS: 37.5 hours per week (Permanent)
Working in South West Essex Locality
The Dementia Intensive Support & Crisis Team (DIST/DCST) is part of the Dementia and Frailty services South West Essex. The service covers Basildon, Brentwood and Thurrock.
The Dementia Intensive Support Team are an integral part of the Dementia Crisis support team, and work jointly with the Acute Trusts, community health services, mental health, primary care, Intermediate Care Units and other agencies including social care and Essex ambulance services to reduce unplanned emergency admissions to acute hospitals.
The service operates from Brentwood Community Hospital, responding to admission avoidance calls from GP’s and other agencies. The Team comprises RMN’s, Psychiatrists, Support Workers, Administrators, and RGN’s.
The main aims of the DIST/DCST are:
We currently are in the position to recruit a full time band 6, Nurse Practitioner.
The successful candidate will:
For further details / informal visits contact:
Darlene Erbynn, [Click here to apply] or email ( Email address removed )
PLEASE ENSURE THAT AS PART OF YOUR APPLICATION YOU INCLUDE PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES WITH BUSINESS CONTACT INFORMATION COVERING YOUR LAST 3 YEAR EMPLOYMENT HISTORY.
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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
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 [Click here to apply] or email ( Email address removed ) 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 reguarly, 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 occassion.
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.
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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