An exciting opportunity has arisen for a fixed term contract to join our highly motivated Intermediate care Therapy Team based within the Older People’s community Mental Health Team integrated with our health partners (EPUT). The post holder will provide a high quality service to older people who require ongoing mental health support in the community. This is a key role in ensuring the council delivers high quality social care services to Thurrock citizens who are requiring mental health support and intervention
The successful candidate will be highly motivated and good at communicating. The role will include working within a multidisiplinary team with an emphasis on reablement and a belief in the personalisation agenda and keen to work in an environment that puts its service users first. The team provides care social care, within the older people mental health services, working closely with health colleagues to avoid hospital admission and to enable early discharge.
This post includes a DBS check at Enhanced level.
For an informal discussion please contact Vivette Akintokun team manager on 01375 413 910
Our vision – An ambitious and collaborative community which is proud of its heritage and excited by its diverse opportunities and future.
Thurrock is an exciting place to live and work. We are an emerging cultural and arts centre, home to the production centre for the Royal Opera House and the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural Skills. We have retail and leisure that is among the best, with the magnificent intu Lakeside, and breath-taking countryside all around. There is over 1,000 acres of land ready for commercial development and there are likely to be 30,000 new homes built with transport links that can get you into London and other parts of the UK quickly and easily.
We are an area of massive growth; £6bn has already been invested by the private sector in Thurrock. We have seen 7,000 new jobs created, with a further 30,000 anticipated in the next 20 years, and 1,170 new businesses in the borough, with leading centres in ports and logistics, retail and creative industries.
Thurrock Council is an Investors in People (IIP) Gold accredited organisation and committed to equal opportunities. As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. We champion flexible working and job share applications are welcome.
We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.
How to Apply
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