We are looking for innovative, motivated and enthusiastic, Engagement, Activity & Physical Health (EAP) Practitioner who has the passion, commitment and therapeutic skills to support the established multidisciplinary team to deliver high quality care to individuals who are experiencing a crisis in their mental and emotional health and wellbeing.
Elizabeth Casson House is an 8 bedded female, Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit that supports individuals with the highest level of mental health needs that currently require intensive nursing intervention and a safe and caring environment.
As an Engagement, Activity & Physical Health (EAP) Practitioner on Elizabeth Casson House your responsibilities will include developing and providing social and therapeutic activities to the service user group in addition to the already established occupational therapy timetable. Duties will range from supporting service users in activities both on and off the ward as part of an agreed care plan; including a range of activities from low key short duration engagement to more complex activities such as applications for housing and benefits or supporting established occupational therapy and psychological approaches to care.
It is expected that the post hold will work shifts (7.5hrs) between the hours of 9am and 9pm Monday to Sunday. This would include 3 evening shifts a week and a minimum of 2 weekends per month.
This post holder would work as an integral part of a multidisciplinary team of health care professionals to ensure that the clinical, environmental and social needs of our service users are met. Our role is to work collaboratively with individuals to empower them in their recovery and enable them to move through the care pathway. Experience of having worked in a health care setting is desirable but not essential. The team on Elizabeth Casson House is committed to the continuing professional development of all staff and has a supportive training and supervision program in place.
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
Louis Gwynne -Ward Manager on 0117 919 5286
Sophie Hannah - Charge Nurse on 0117 919 5925