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Pathways Worker - East Assessment & Treatment Service

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year PA
Closing date
27 Sep 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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Are you a Social Worker, Nurse, or Occupational Therapist looking for a new challenge? If the answer is yes then read on as a very exciting opportunity is coming your way!

We are looking for a Pathways practitioner to join the hospital discharge team based at Mill View Hospital/East Brighton Community Mental Health Centre, Brighton General Hospital. The successful candidate will be in unique position of having strong links to East Assessment and Treatment Service and well as Mill View Hospital.

The pathways worker will help support, formulate and execute discharge plans for service users who fall under the care of the East Assessment and Treatment Service when they are admitted for an in-patient episode.

This post offers a Golden Hello, or a Relocation package up to a maximum of £2000. (pro rata applies and subject to terms and conditions. Please see attached Protocol document).

Main duties of the job

The postholder will work collaboratively with both the acute and community clinical teams to facilitate effective discharge planning, supporting communication and planning about a patient's discharge pathway.

To protect the health and safety of our staff/workers, patients, and those attending our sites, we encourage our workforce to get fully vaccinated against COVID.

About us

The Trust provides mental health and learning disability care for all ages across Sussex and for children and young people in Hampshire.

Living & Working in Brighton:
  • Be spoilt for choice with Brighton's iconic seafront, vibrant lanes and array of shops and attractions
  • Travel easily between coast and countryside, with a blend of picturesque villages and seaside towns on your doorstep
  • Embrace the outstanding natural beauty spots including the renowned Devils Dyke and South Downs National Park

We'd love you to join our Trust, rated 'good' overall and 'outstanding' for caring by the CQC. Our staff agree, recent staff survey results told us that 82% recognise that care for patients is our top priority.

Key staff survey results include:
  • 70% highlighting flexible working opportunities as a key point for satisfaction at work
  • 79% reporting feeling able to make suggestions to improve the work in their team
  • 77% identifying the opportunities to show initiative in their roles

Job description Job responsibilities

We are looking for an experienced, highly motivated, enthusiastic and resourceful community mental health nurse, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker. You will have excellent communication skills and be skilled in liaising with and working across a number of services. Please see the attached Job Description document for full details about the role and responsibilities.

Person Specification Experience Essential
  • At least 1 year relevant experience

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