Modern Apprenticeship – Mental Health Community Support Worker
East Lothian Community Hospital

Job reference: 036762

Location: East Lothian Community Hospital

Job closing date: 27/11/2020

Job posted date: 16/11/2020

Salary: Band 3 (£20,700- £22,594)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Intensive Home Treatment & Substance Misuse Teams

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Lothian

Job Title: Modern Apprenticeship – Mental Health Community Support Worker

Grade: Band 3

Location: East Lothian – Intensive Home Treatment & Substance Misuse Teams

Contract Duration: Permanent

Hours:  Full Time      

Closing Date: Friday 27th November 2020

We are delighted to announce we are recruiting to these Band 3 Mental Health Support Worker role's, which are based within the Intensive Home Treatment &  Substance Misuse Teams within East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership. 

We are recruiting to these post's based on your potential to contribute to our high quality patient care as well as demonstration of personal values aligned to those of our organisation: NHS Lothian Values

To be considered for the Modern Apprenticeship programme candidates must be between 18-24yrs of age (or to the age of 29 if you have a disability or care experienced) and hold a National 5 or above in English and Mathematics in addition to an SVQ Level 2 (SCQF Level 6) award within a Healthcare related subject. You must also have a passion for working within a Mental Health setting and developing your career within an exciting and innovative team.

In addition to this we are also interested in your values, attitude and ability to learn and how this will enable you to become a valued member of our team.  The answers to our Assessment Questions are therefore extremely important and should reflect how you feel you match our desire for enthusiastic and dynamic people who demonstrate a can-do attitude.  Please note that your CV will not be considered as part of the application process.

Please read all attachments to this advert in full as this gives you helpful information on how to complete the application form as well as what is expected within a Modern Apprenticeship Role.

If you believe you have the potential to help us deliver world class healthcare and want to start to develop your career we would love you to apply.

For more guidance on how to complete a fantastic application form to ensure you progress to the next stage of the process please have a look at this video

Candidates who are successful in interview will be expected to start in NHS Lothian on Monday 18th January 2021; we are not able to alter this date.


The closing date for this job has now passed.