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Pathways Worker - West Assessment & Treatment Service

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year PA
Closing date
7 Feb 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to join our hospital discharge team based at Mill View Hospital. The team is formed of mental health nurses, social workers, bed manager, discharge co-ordinator, and support workers. The discharge team supports patient flow through acute in-patient care using the Lets Get You Home Framework and the SAFER discharge model.

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 role of the Pathway worker is to strengthen links between In-patient services (NHS and private providers)and the Assessment and Treatment Service, (Community mental health team). The postholder will work collaboratively with both the acute and community clinical teams to facilitate effective discharge planning, supporting communication and planning about a patients discharge pathway. This post will be supporting the West assessment and Treatment service (ATS) also based at Mill view Hospital. There is another pathway worker supporting the East ATS.

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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