We are one of the largest specialist mental health and learning disabilities trusts in the country, with an annual income of £320m and a workforce of some 6,700 staff operating from around 100 sites in Durham, Teesside, North Yorkshire and York and Selby. We provide a range inpatient and community services to 2m people living in County Durham, the Tees Valley, Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale, Harrogate, Hambleton and Richmondshire. We also provide additional specialist services to other parts of Northern England.
We deliver our services by working in partnership with eight local authorities and clinical commissioning groups, a wide range of voluntary organisations, as well as service users, their carers and the public. The services are spread over a wide geographical area of around 3,600 square miles, which includes coastal, rural and industrial areas.
We are a multi-award winning trust and are included within the Health Service Journal's Best 100 Places to Work. The trust take a positive and proactive approach to support staff in their personal development and has embedded the Talent Management approach within the Trust, with the vision of helping people to be as good as they can be, helping TEWV to do things better. The successful candidate must have completed the Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 3 or equivalent. Candidates must also have literacy and numeracy level 2 or equivalent and must complete the Trust Health Care Assistant competencies within the first year. Internal staff must have completed the full framework before they can apply
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Harrogate Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team.
This is a newly established post, we have one full time and one part time post
The role will encompass supporting people in the community as an alternative to hospital admission, to aid recovery alongside the team, and will include escorting patients to destinations regarding their needs / recovery.
This involves close team work and patient centered approach to care for the person, in addition the role will have a link to the physical monitoring of the clients in line with government guidelines.
It would be an advantage to have experience with this client group and a knowledge of severe and enduring mental illness
Another aspect of this role will be to assist in the management of patients who are detained in the section 136 suite awaiting assessment.
Applicant's must have the relevant qualifications required.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Fiona Kingswood,Harrogate Crisis Team Manager on Apply