Intervention Support Worker

Posted 18 September by NHS Business Services Authority

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LPFT) provides specialist mental health and learning disability services for more than 730,000 people in Lincolnshire. Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Trust is well on the road to fully embracing the Transforming Care Agenda of preventing people with a Learning disability from experiencing unwarranted or extended stays in hospital.

To ensure that Lincolnshire people with learning disabilities are in receipt of services in the right place at the right time we are excited to have the opportunity to extend and develop learning disability community health services across Lincolnshire. The new and extended services have been implemented to deliver community focused and person centred services for adults with intellectual/ learning disabilities.

The community hub team offers a range of specialist health interventions to people with a learning disability within their place of normal residence, respite and day care placements. The interventions offered are conducted within the agreed pathways offered by the Learning Disability Service:
•Physical Health Liaison
•Mental Health
•Behaviour Support
•Mental Health Liaison

We are looking for a motivated Support Worker with experience or an interest of working with adults whom have a diagnosis of Learning Disabilities and Mental illness or Behaviours of Concern. You will work as part of a well-established multi-disciplinary team and you must be a team player with excellent communication skills and effective time management skills. You will be able to deliver interventions as directed by member of the multi-disciplinary team. The applicant should ideally have experience of supporting people with learning disabilities however training could be provided to the successful applicant.

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is well established, forward thinking organisation with a real vision for making a positive difference to people in our care and support for our staff. In our recent CQC inspection we were rated overall as ‘Good’ and given ‘outstanding’ for well led. The successful post holder will receive regular supervision both management and clinical.

Hours of work are Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm and the position is with the east team which covers Boston, Louth and Skegness areas so the applicant will be required to be able to travel independently to these areas.

Job advert may close sooner if sufficient applications received.

Please contact Team Co-Ordinator George Badiali or for more information.

Reference: 40911358

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