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Carers Engagement Lead

Organisation
St Andrew's Healthcare
Reference
JF21026
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Health & Medical
Location
Northampton
Salary
plus 35 days holiday, benefits and package
Expiry Date
04/01/2019 10:58:00
Carers Engagement LeadNorthamptonBand 6 / Professional / First Line ManagerSalary £31,040 - £37,220 plus benefits and

Job Description

Carers Engagement Lead

Northampton
Band 6 / Professional / First Line Manager
Salary £31,040 - £37,220 plus benefits and package

 
We are looking for a dynamic and experienced individual to lead the engagement of carers, families and friends of our patients across St Andrews, ensuring that carer feedback and involvement contributes to improving service quality and the overall care experience.
 
Firstly, a bit about us
 
St Andrew’s is the UK’s leading mental healthcare charity with an excellent and well-deserved reputation as a provider of specialist mental healthcare, and a top 20 charity overall.  We have a multi-disciplinary team of over 4,500 staff who deliver excellent, innovative and holistic care each day across our five locations.
 
As a charity, all of our profits are re-invested into new services and new facilities, a legacy which has carried on through our 178 year history.  Today we proudly continue to build excellent mental healthcare services – with Europe’s largest adolescent unit recently opened.  And because we’re independent, we have the flexibility to make a real difference in the world of mental health.  Joining us is your chance to make a big contribution to the lives of some of society’s most vulnerable people.
 
The role and person
 
This is an exciting opportunity to work with the carers, family and friends of our patients. The role involves meeting their needs and ensuring our services and support for carers is personalised with a consistent approach across the charity. You will lead on the development and implementation of a Carers Action Plan and be responsible for providing information resources, establishing and running Carer support groups, overseeing the running of the carers centre, organising regular carer involvement and consultation events and working with clinical teams in progressing the carer agenda..
 
 
Rewards and Benefits
 
 We offer an excellent benefits package including:
•         Excellent professional and career development and training opportunities
•         ‘Transform’ our Leadership development program (details below)
•         Pension and life assurance
•         Sickness policy on par with the NHS
•         35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 further after 10 years' service
•         Cycle to work scheme
•         Childcare vouchers
•         Healthcare cash plan
•         Free parking
•         Paid DBS application
•         On-site facilities such as gym access and boot camp, swimming pool, café, library all set within beautiful grounds.
 
Closing date – Tuesday 1st January 2019
Interviews - TBC