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BAND 5 Acute Care Worker. An opportunity has arisen for a motivated candidate to join the Lincoln Crisis and Home Treatment Team and 136 Suite.
The team supports people experiencing an acute mental health episode in the Lincoln and surrounding areas. You will need to demonstrate a commitment to providing a high quality standard of care, excellent communication, interpersonal and assessment skills and a positive attitude towards change with an ability to contribute to the evolving nature of our service. You will receive regular supervision as well as being expected to providing leadership and supervision to band 3 staff. You will be expected to work shifts including nights.
We are also in the process of piloting a new and innovative “Rapid Response car” service which will provide a responsive service for urgent requests for mental health care, offering triage and signposting.
If you would like to be considered for this post we look forward to hearing from you. Please contact ( Email address removed ) or ( Email address removed ) ( Phone number removed ) .
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Our Commitment -
Our aim at Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is to employ a diverse workforce and we take positive action to achieve this. We actively encourage applications from under represented groups and those who have had personal experience of a mental health conditions.
We're also committed to flexible working patterns within the needs of the service so this job may be suitable for job share. There is also a team to advise on childcare issues.
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