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Activity Coordinator's – Meadow & Willow Ward (CAMH

Organisation
St Andrew's Healthcare
Reference
20669
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Health & Medical
Location
Northampton
Expiry Date
11/11/2018 16:44:00
Activity Coordinator's – Meadow & Willow Ward (CAMHS), NorthamptonCareer Level: Primary Contributors (Band 3)Salary:  £17,276 - £21,065 plus

Job Description

Activity Coordinator's – Meadow & Willow Ward (CAMHS), Northampton

Career Level: Primary Contributors (Band 3)
Salary:  £17,276 - £21,065 plus benefits
37.5 hours per week

Your role with us

We are currently seeking highly motivated activities coordinator's for Meadow and Willow ward.  The role of activity coordinator is an important member of the team and we would like the right persons to help the team plan meaningful activities with the patients on the ward and in a community setting.


Meadow Ward a secure 10 bed admission ward for girls aged 13-18 treatment of girls with complex mental health difficulties, often in the context of an emerging personality disorder.

Willow Ward a secure 10 bed ward for girls aged 13-18 with complex mental health needs the ward focuses on core therapy aims of assessing, diagnosing and treating and reducing the symptoms of their mental health conditions, particularly any risk behaviours

Basic Skill Requirements:
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Creative, imaginative, innovative, adaptable and flexible
  • Willingness to  encourage, engage motivational and expressive participation from our patients
  • Ability / evidence of organising trips / group activities and 1:1 sessions
  • Interest in a range of activities i.e. Arts and Crafts, Sports, Cooking  

St Andrew’s is committed to investing in and innovating for the growing need for specialist, world-class child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS). Purpose built, FitzRoy House provides the opportunity for up to 110 children and adolescents aged 13-18 to receive the highly specialised care they need under one roof, maximising the opportunity for positive experiences, an enhanced recovery, and enabling them to live well and to their full potential.


Working at St Andrew’s Healthcare

We’re the UK’s largest independent provider of NHS services, a unique mental health charity aspiring to deliver truly world-class care. Our focus is transforming lives through ground breaking treatment and rehabilitation, with surpluses re-invested in our outstanding facilities. You’ll find a welcoming, inclusive culture here, inspired by the shared values of our team. Everyone has their part to play in the amazing work we do – you’ll have every opportunity to get what you want from your career.

Rewards

We offer an excellent benefits package including:
  • Pension
  • Sickness policy on par with the NHS
  • 35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 after 10 years' service
  • Life cover
  • Car lease scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Free parking
  • Paid DBS application
  • Access to free vocational qualifications

  • Closing date: Sunday 21st October 2018