Activity Co-ordinator In-patient Services (Mental Health)

Post date: 27-Jan-2015 12:34:57

Job Reference: 444-34622-LR

Employer:Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust (CWPT)

Department: Secondary Care Mental Health

Location: Coventry

Salary:£16,271 to £19,268 pa

Closing Date: 6/2/2015

Contact Name: Beth Allen

Telephone:02476 968144

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust provides a wide range of mental health, learning disability and community health services to the people of Coventry.

We also provide inpatient, community and day clinics as well as specialist services to a population of about 850,000 living within Coventry and Warwickshire and also to a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services.

We intend to become a Foundation Trust which will give us more control over the services we provide. It will also allow us provide better services and involve our local communities in the bigger healthcare decisions that we make.

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Activity Co-ordinator In-patient Services (Mental Health)

Full time posts (37.5 hours per week) Band 3

Salary £16,271 - £19,268 pa / pro rata

We are looking for highly motivated individuals to join the team of Activity Co-ordinators in In-patient Services at Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust. The successful applicants will be responsible for delivering prescribed core interventions for mental well-being, physical activity, physical well-being and patient meetings.

Activity Co-ordinators cover all of our In-patient wards which are on four geographical sites, being a car driver is an essential quality for this role. Activities are provided seven days per week between core hours of 9.00am to 5.00pm and Activity Co-ordinators work a rota system to provide this service.

The successful candidates will be highly organised, versatile and able to work alone and as part of a team. Previous experience of working with this client group is essential and NVQ level 3 or equivalent is desirable.