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Activity Coordinator – (CAMHS Developmental Disorders IPU) Northampton
Career Level: Core Contributors (Band 3)
Salary: £18,325 Per Annum
37.5 hours per week
Your role with us
We are currently seeking highly motivated activities coordinators for Bracken ward within Fitzroy House - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service. The role of activity co-ordinator is an important member of the team and we would like the right person to help the team plan meaningful activities with the patients on the ward.
On all four wards we work holistically with the young person using a positive behaviour support framework to enhance their quality of life and reduce the use of restrictive practices. The aim is to support the young person to develop the skills required to transition back into the community.
Our IPU mission is to enhance the young person’s quality of life and well-being and to help develop the skills required to transition to the community.
This is underpinned by a Positive Behaviour Support framework and Person Centred Care with the realisation that every interaction has the potential to be therapeutic.
We work holistically with the young person, their families, Carers and External professions to achieve the best possible outcomes.
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.
We offer an excellent benefits package including:
· 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 19th May 2019.