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Peer Worker - Enfield Crisis Team

Band 3

Main area
Peer support worker
Grade
Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
306-BEH-PW-ENF-CT
Site
Enfield
Town
Enfield
Salary
£19,737 - £21,142 p.a. + Outer London HCAS
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
30/09/2020 23:59

Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million.

In Enfield, we provide a full range of child and adult community health services, which over the last few years has been integrating with its mental health services to provide better and more holistic care.

BEH manages the renowned North London Forensic Services (NLFS), rated as 'Outstanding' by the CQC. This service treats and cares for people within the criminal justice system who have mental health conditions. We have also been appointed as the lead provider of forensic mental health services across North London managing the devolved New Models of care budget of £170m from 2018/19. NLFS delivers mental health care across some of the prisons and provides mental health services as HM Young Offenders Institutions in Aylesbury.

We also provide one of the largest eating disorder services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services and mental health liaison services in North Middlesex University Hospitals Trust.

Our values and quality improvement are at the heart of everything we do, please consider joining us.​

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated Peer Worker who has personal experience of mental health challenges to join our Enfield Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment team to support patients in the community. Peer Workers are an integral role in the model of care we are developing. The person will bring their knowledge, experience, and voice to the team's work. You will work with a variety of different patients and their families, often with complex mental health conditions. Please refer to the Peer Worker Recruitment Pack attached to this job advert which outlines Peer Working at the Trust.

Enfield Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment (ECHTT) is a well-established service that provides short term intensive home treatment for people in a mental health crisis. Our team consists of multi-skilled mental health professionals, including Psychiatrists, Nurses, Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Social workers and administrative staff. Working with the Enablement Approach, we support people who use the service with their mental health, wellbeing, education, community engagement, and goals to enable them to start their recovery journey.

We offer excellent opportunities for personal development through training, regular supervision and appraisals by the Team Manager. We also provide monthly peer-to-peer supervision with Peer Workers across the whole Trust and offer a supportive platform to help you develop your skills

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Runa Bhoobun
Job title
Team Manager
Email address
Runa.bhoobun1@nhs.net
Telephone number
0208 702 3547
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