Band 5 Psychosocial Intervention Worker - NHS Sheffield

The post holder will work within a Substance Misuse Service as part of an NHS Mental Health Trust in the Sheffield area. They will be providing high volume low intensity psychosocial interventions which will include cognitive behaviour therapy based self management interventions to service users with substance misuse and mild to moderate co existing psychological issues such as anxiety, depression, history of relapse, social phobia etc.

You will be required to work between the hours of 8am to 8pm across shift patterns Monday to Friday.

The post holder will work with people with different cultural backgrounds and ages, using interpreters when necessary and should be committed to equal opportunities. You will be expected to undertake/and or facilitate informal PSI/key working interventions e.g. ITP 2 and BTEI 3 based interventions alongside (as indicated) a more structured PSI response.

The role involves accepting referrals, assessing and supporting service users in the self management of their recovery. Making decisions where necessary, ensuring risk assessments are taken into consideration and adhering to the agreed protocols. You will be involved in educating and involving the family members and others involved in the treatment of the client.

If you have the required skills and qualifications required for the role Firstpoint Healthcare can provide:

> Advanced rota’’s up to a month in advance!

> Fantastic pay rates from £15.59ph up to £26.50ph

> Weekly payroll service

> Holiday pay

> 24 hour service & support

> Free mandatory training

> £200 Nurse recommendation scheme

> Fast track registration

> Start date to suit you

What we require from you:

> Minimum of 6 months recent experience within the role within the last 2 years

> Current NMC Pin No

> MMR, Hep B, Varicella & TB scar proof

> Excellent communication skills

> A passion to provide a high standard of client care



If you are interested in this role and keen to hear more then please contact Elisha on 0114 309 4344. We look forward to hearing from you!