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Activities Coordinator / Associate Nurse Practitioner

NHS AfC: Band 4

Main area
mental health
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 4
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 Per Week
Job ref
337-NP-1039SO
Site
Northwick park Hospital
Town
Brent/Harrow
Salary
£22,962 - £26,236 Per annum inclusive
Closing
28/02/2018 23:59

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country employing more than 9,000 staff with a budget of more than £670 million a year. We are the first Trust of its kind to provide complete hospital-based and community healthcare services to a combined population of 930,000 in the boroughs of Brent, Harrow and Ealing. Our services include four major acute hospitals including the internationally renowned St Mark's Hospital and community services across Brent, Harrow and Ealing, including Clayponds Rehabilitation Hospital, Meadow House Hospice, Denham Unit and Willesden Centre. St Mark’s & LNWH has a major teaching commitment and we have recently been awarded University Hospital status after being granted membership of the Association of UK University Hospitals.

Our values - HEART

Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting by being:

  • Compassionate
  • Responsive
  • Innovative

We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.

Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.

  • H onesty
  • E quality
  • A ccountability
  • R espect
  • T eamwork

These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust welcomes applications from people who wish to work part time or flexibly.

NWLNHS has an exciting opportunity for someone who wishes to work within the NHS as an Activities Co-coordinator to deliver a program of recreational activities and meet the needs of adults/older adults with Dementia/Confusion/Cognitive Impairment or any other mental health related issues within Acute General setting.

We are looking for a person who is able to work under their own initiative, to motivate and encourage patients within a positive and active environment. The post holder will assist in the provision of a varied and ongoing program of recreational and social activities for patients, this will be on an individual or group basis. The post holder will work closely with the multidisciplinary team of wards; they will receive regular supervision by the Mental Health Team Lead with input from the OT team.

This post is to provide activities to patients. It will involve working 9am – 5pm on weekdays. Candidates should have an interest in group work with an understanding of the value of structure and activity in improving mental health. Experience in running groups is desirable. An ability to work positively with people with a mental illness/cognition decline and experience of working in health, social care or voluntary setting is essential.

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Applicant requirements

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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Further details / informal visits contact

For Further details/informal visit please contact Karm Jit Dhillon on 07387 230595,0208 869 5026 or email on karm.dhillon@nhs.net