Job Description

nterviews will be held on 12th July 2023

The post is based at Britwell Health Clinic, in Slough, which is a quiet part of Slough, but which gives quick access to the main areas as well the neighbouring localities.

The ideal candidate will be someone who has worked on an acute health care setting or who has a psychology background. The ideal candidate will be someone who truly values the opportunities that the mental health professionals have in assisting people going through difficult times in their lives. They will be passionate about helping people with SMI getting back on their recovery journeys following relapses. We pride ourselves of our accessibility and about our high ranking on consecutive national benchmarking network reports.

These posts offer the ability to work flexibly at hours that suit you. Whilst there is an expectation to cover night shifts, these will be scheduled to meet your needs. Rotas are always done 2 months in advance to give individuals time to plan their lives.

The team is very supportive with many very experienced practitioners from different clinical backgrounds.

  • Help qualified colleagues to carry out reviews for patients referred to the crisis resolution home treatment team.
  • Involved in the delivery of care of the patients taken under the care of CRHTT
  • Liaising with other parts of the mental health service
  • Assessing and supporting patients both via home visits and phone/video calls
  • Participating in the QMIS process for service improvement

The 3/4 “must haves” for you to be considered for this role:

  • Experience working on a secondary care setting or psychology background
  • Compassionate and caring
  • Likes working in a team

Berkshire Healthcare has a record of achievement and success that places us as one of the best performing Trusts in the country. We are rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC, we have a history of strong financial performance, and we have a highly skilled and engaged workforce. We aspire to be an outstanding organisation for everyone: our people, our patients, their families, and their carers.

Some of the benefits of joining our team:

  • Flexible working opportunities and a strong emphasis on your work, life balance
  • Annual leave – 27 days for new starters, plus bank holidays. Increasing to 29 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years NHS service. Pro rata for part time staff
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for a new car
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave for eligible staff
  • Confidential telephone care service providing independent support and advice for staff.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

The Trust is also committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults & we follow safe recruitment practices to protect children, young people and vulnerable adults. A smoke free policy is in operation and smoking is not permitted on any of the Trust’s sites.

Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

The Trust may close any vacancy prior to the advertised closing date due to the high level of responses we receive for some of our vacancies

Source:Mental Health Support Worker Jobs – 2023 |