Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health services and community services for more than one million people in Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Heywood, Middleton, Stockport, Trafford, Tameside and Glossop. The Trust’s Headquarters is based in Ashton-under-Lyne, ten miles north east of Manchester city centre.
The Trust provides support to all new starters, in patient facing roles bands 1 to 4, to successfully complete the Care Certificate standards relevant to their role. The certificate provides knowledge and skills to enable staff to perform safely and effectively.
The Trust is committed to improving the working lives of our employees. We actively promote equal opportunities, flexible working & staff support
We are committed to safeguarding & promoting the welfare of children & vulnerable adults & expect all employees & volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments to regulated activities will require an enhanced DBS disclosure
Everything we do is underpinned by five meaningful CARES values:C
These shape how we work, define what we stand for and show everyone what Pennine Care is all about.
The Trust reserves the right to close this post once a sufficient number of applications have been submitted. It is encouraged that you complete the application at your earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.
Interview Date: 10th October 2018
OP SPoe, HITS and Outreach
Band & salary scale
Hours of work
2 year fixed term, to cover a secondment
Single Point of Entry accepts and screens all new referrals into secondary mental health services for people over 65 years. This service covers Rochdale and Heywood
HITS offers intensive home treatment to people over 65 years who are experiencing an acute mental health issue, often as an alternative to hospital admission. We also support early discharge from hospital wards. This service covers Rochdale and Heywood.
Outreach offers support to People over 65 years living in care homes, who may exhibit some behaviours that challenge. Support is also provided for carers working with these residents. Outreach covers Rochdale, Heywood and Middleton.
The post-holder will provide a wide variety of administrative support as directed by the Team Manager.
Key Responsibilities of the Post:
- To provide an appropriate and courteous response to all enquiries, taking clear messages as necessary and making telephone calls as directed.
- Ensure priority referrals are processed within a timely manner adhering to service policy and procedures at all times.
- Ensure accurate recording and updating of data systems, both manual and computerised and respond to requests for reports from both local and national systems.
- You must be confident in the use of a range of computer applications including Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Microsoft Word.
- Take minutes of meetings as directed by the Team manager.
- Prioritise own workload ensuring duties are carried out to a high standard.
For further details / informal visits contact:Contact Name: Sam FrewerJob Title: Team LeaderContact Number: Apply All new starters to Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust who are appointed to a post which requires a Disclosure Barring Certificate check (DBS) will be recharged for the full cost of the check. Substantive staff can choose to spread the cost over their first three months’ salary or pay the full amount from their first months’ salary. Members to the Trust bank must repay the full amount from their first pay. The Trust encourages all staff and bank workers to register with the DBS update service at an annual cost of £13, for bank members this is obligatory. The cost of an enhanced DBS check is £44 and for a standard check £26, both attract an administration charge of £3.50.
- Priority will be given to applications from NHS employees with an at risk status
- This post is on PCFT T&C's. If you are an internal employee currently on transferred T&C's and you are voluntarily applying for this post please be aware that should you be appointed the T&C's of this post will transfer to PCFT.
- Applicants will be informed about the progress of their application followi