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EPUT careers in community care

If you are thinking about working in community care, look no further than EPUT. Our communities need you!

EPUT provides community health, mental health and learning disability services to support over 3.2 million people living across Essex, Luton, Bedfordshire and Suffolk. We are among the largest employers in the East of England with more than 9,300 staff working across more than 200 sites.

As a community healthcare professional, you will play a key role through anticipatory case management of health care needs, supporting service users with their independence. We provide a person-centred approach to services that ensures people with long-term and complex needs are fully supported and assisted during every stage of their care.

Our aim is to help people:

· Have more control over their care
· Improve the health of those cared for
· Improve their experience of living with their long-term conditions.

  • Work autonomously as an integral part of a multi-disciplinary team (MDT), ensuring patients receive proactive, co-ordinated and quality care at home
  • Help individual service users in your community avoid hospitalisation
  • Deliver a personalised, integrative and holistic approach to care, helping patients live independently for longer
  • Work alongside a wider MDT workforce in a broader transformation programme to support the delivery of the Out of Hospital Strategy, including integrated social care, community health and mental health
  • Get continuous support and engage in shared learning opportunities, attend training, regularly upskill and optimise the usage of the available resources
  • Help drive national and local agendas, including Age Well, Fragility and End of Life and shape the service
  • Adopt and implement digital technology in practice, including implementing the RAG system applied within the electronic handover tool and utilising MST as a platform to build PCN relationships
  • Healthcare professionals working in community are courageous and accept accountability.

  • Dynamic and diverse roles
  • Flexible working where possible
  • Wide range of options for career progression, including on-the-job learning including specialisms in different areas, development courses, shared learning and funded study
  • Feel valued every day by helping share the service, planning your own work day and being supported by your wider team
  • Lots of tea and biscuits!

  • A valid UK professional registration (if applicable for the role)
  • Hold a full valid UK driving licence
  • Own a car.
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Some of our services are delivered as part of the Mid and South Essex Community Collaborative, a partnership between Essex Partnership University Trust (EPUT), North East London Foundation Trust (NELFT) and Provide Community Interest Company (Provide CIC).


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