Activity Co-ordinator

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
08 Nov 2019
11 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) was formed in June 2018 when South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (SSSFT) acquired Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Partnership Trust (SSOTP). For further information please click on the Trust name above.

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Activity Coordinator

Employer: Midland Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Department: Acute Inpatient, Adult Mental Health

Location: Pine Ward, The Redwoods

Salary: £17,652 - £19,020pa

Shropshire Care Group

Activity Coordinator

Band 2


37.5 hours per week

(flexible hours required over evenings and weekends)

Base: Pine Ward - Female Acute inpatients

The Redwoods Centre

We are looking to recruit a band 2 Activity Coordinator who has a passion for enabling adults with mental health issues to engage in activities, on an in-patient ward.

We need someone who can work autonomously and has knowledge, drive and motivation for working within mental health. The role will be focused on providing activity based interventions and partnership working, contributing to the delivery of an evidenced based inpatient service by working with the multi-disciplinary team, other service providers, service users, carers and families, to provide an effective client centered service.

You will have the opportunity to work as a member of the multi-disciplinary team which includes nursing, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, medics and psychology. The service offers peer support, professional development, personal development reviews and supervision, both clinical and managerial.

You will be expected to be flexible within your working approach and delivery, in response to service user needs. This will include weekend and evening work.

If you would like to discuss this post further, or arrange an informal visit, please contact Tina Judson, occupational therapist : ( Email address removed ) 01743 210018 (Tuesday - Friday) or Jacinta Welsby - Ward Manager 01743 210029

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The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The Trust has a positive attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.

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