Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist inpatient and community mental health, learning disabilities, addiction services and acquired brain injury services for the people of Liverpool, Sefton and Kirkby, Merseyside. We also provide community physical health services in Liverpool and Sefton, secure mental health services for the North West of England, the West Midlands and Wales and specialist learning disability services across Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Merseyside. Our services are currently provided from 124 sites across the North West.
Our ambition is to deliver perfect care and become the world’s leading organisation in physical, mental health, addiction and learning disabilities. We set our own standards and goals for improvements in care rather than aiming to meet minimum standards set by other organisations. Our values are those of: Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Respect, Enthusiasm and Support. We are the first Trust in the UK to publicly commit and develop a policy to have zero suicides among people in our care by 2020.
We work closely with service users, carers and partner organisations, we've been able to make real improvements to our diverse range of services, from health and social care, right through to high secure provision. This passion to improve has been recognised by the CQC who have recently rated us “Good” overall and “Outstanding” for being well led.
An opportunity has arisen within the Treatment Room Service in Liverpool for a Band 5 Care Practitioner.
The successful candidate will be working across various clinic sites within Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust. The candidates will be expected to have an existing knowledge of Tissue Viability and Leg Ulcer Management.
The primary function of the role is to provide proactive, responsive services that address the care needs of patients within a defined neighbourhood. This post offers staff excellent opportunities to build on existing skills and develop competencies within these areas. Clinical decision making skills and a problem solving approach is an essential component of this role. The successful candidate will need to be able to work autonomously whilst demonstrating a team approach.
For the Treatment Room Service there is a requirement to move and travel between clinic sites. The service currently operates 7 days a week, with some late clinics until 8pm and bank holidays. There is a requirement within this post to be able to travel across localities to various clinic sites for work purposes.
Shortlisting is planned for: 24th February 2020
Interviews are planned for: 11th March 2020
PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT RE-APPLY
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.
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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Louise Hornby or Niall Kearney Treatment Room Team Leader's on 0151 295 9426.