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The Learning Disability Parenting Team is an Assessment and Consultation Service offered by Sussex Partnership Trust, working with WSCC Children's Services in West Sussex. The team works with Parents who have a known or a suspected learning disability who have children who are under Safeguarding Concern.  We accept referrals from WSCC Children's Social Workers.

The team comprises of a Clinical Psychologist, Speech and Language Therapist, and currently an Occupational Therapist as a service development trial.

The purpose of this service element is to twofold:

  1. To promote the health, safety and wellbeing of children of parents with learning disabilities.
  2. To ensure the parent/s with a learning disability receive accessible information about their assessment and any subsequent processes concerning the welfare of their child/children, and any support to enable them fully engage in the processes and make any necessary decisions in partnership with social care and health professionals.
Read more about our Learning Disability services

The team are based at the Highdown Building on the Swandean site. We offer face to face and virtual work with referrers and clients based on individual needs.

Latest Vacancies

Below you will find the latest vacancies in our team, plus other teams at this location.

Consultant Psychiatrist - Older Adult - West Sussex | Permanent
03/07/2022
The Trust is seeking a Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist to join the Dementia and Older Persons community team (DOPMHS South West) and to provide support to a 10 bed Dementia intensive care ward. This vacancy has arisen as a service restructure and the Trust regards this as an opportune moment to ...
£84559.00 to £114003.00 a year per annum
Neuromodulation lead consultant | Permanent
05/07/2022
We have created an exciting new role within the newly developed neuromodulation service for a consultant psychiatrist. This is a 4 session role as the lead for neuromodulation trustwide.
£84559.00 to £114003.00 a year pa pro rata
Consultant Psychiatrist - Community Eating Disorders - Worthing | Permanent
07/07/2022
The Trust is seeking a Consultant Psychiatrist to join the specialist eating disorder services in West Sussex. This vacancy has arisen due to the creation of a new post and the Trust regards this as an opportune moment to develop the service. Please note this post attracts aGolden Hello payment of ...
£84559.00 to £114003.00 a year pa pro rata
Nursing Associate | Permanent
30/06/2022
We are seeking a qualified Nursing Associate to work with our Assertive Outreach and Community Rehabilitation team covering the geographical area of Adur, Arun and Worthing, providing a service to people with complex mental health needs. The ability to travel across all three sites is essential.
£22549.00 to £24882.00 a year pa
DOPMHS Team Administrator | Permanent
30/06/2022
We have a great opportunity for a full-time Band 3 team administrator/ secretary to work in our Dementia & Older People's Mental Health Team (DOPMHS) based in Worthing, West Sussex. You will work Monday to Fridays ,9am - 5pm except weekends and bank holidays. You will join a friendly, highly-...
£20330.00 to £21777.00 a year per annum
Practice Educator (Support Worker) | Fixed term
30/06/2022
Are you passionate about supporting and developing others? Do you have what it takes to offer pastoral support to Support Workers? Are you a Registered Nurse or Allied Health Professional? Then we are delighted to offer you an exciting opportunity to work within the dynamic Nurse Research ...
£32306.00 to £39027.00 a year Per Annum
SPOA Team Lead | Permanent
30/06/2022
We currently have an exciting Band 7 post for an experiencedpractitionerto provide a leadership role to our Single Point of Access Service to young people in West Sussex. We are looking for a team leader with an ability to lead others to perform to a high standard, and welcome applications from a ...
£40057.00 to £45839.00 a year Per annum
SPOA Mental Health Practitioner | Permanent
30/06/2022
This is an exciting opportunity for Band 6 Mental Health Practitioners to join the new Single Point of Access in West Sussex. The SPOA is designed for children, young people, their families, carers and relevant professionals to ensure that they can access the most appropriate emotional wellbeing, ...
£32306.00 to £39027.00 a year Per-annum
Senior Nurse Practitioner (nights) | Fixed term
03/07/2022
We are looking to recruita Senior Nurse Practitioner for 37.5 Hours per week for Worthing and Chichester. The working pattern is night shifts only, the hours are 8.45pm - 7.15am and 8pm until 7.15 am in Chichester. The bulk of the shifts will be in Worthing. This is covered by a rota system, with a ...
£40057.00 to £45839.00 a year pa
Urgent Care Practitioner – Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Team | Permanent
01/07/2022
Do you have a desire to support the development of a new and innovative Urgent Care Hub? Are you passionate about providing a service to meet the needs of people, carers and their families? Are you committed to delivering quality driven services? Do you value working positively, respectfully and ...
£32306.00 to £39027.00 a year per annum / pro rata for part time
Speciality Doctor Worthing ATS | Fixed term
13/07/2022
This is an exciting opportunity for an SAS doctor to join the Worthing Assessment and Treatment team. The post holder will provide high quality care to patients in the Worthing area in the community.
£50373.00 to £78759.00 a year pa pro rata
Urgent Care Practitioner - The Haven | Permanent
05/07/2022
Do you have a desire to support the development of a new and innovative Urgent Care Hub? Are you passionate about providing a service to meet the needs of people? Are you committed to delivering quality driven services? Do you value working positively, respectfully and collaboratively? If so, we'd ...
£32306.00 to £39027.00 a year per annum / pro rata
136 Place of Safety Charge Nurse | Permanent
06/07/2022
We have recently undergone a refurbishment of the Place Of Safety (POS) at Meadowfield and are looking to recruit Band 6 nurses to join our team. The new POS (136 suite) consists of a secure outdoor space, separate accommodation, assessment and office space and has been equipped with brand new ...
£32306.00 to £39027.00 a year per annum / pro rata for part time
Senior Occupational Therapist | Permanent
06/07/2022
The Worthing Assessment and Treatment Service works with adults living with mental illness, supporting their recovery and the development of skills and strategies to support them to maintain their wellbeing. We have a great opportunity for a motivated Occupational Therapist, who is seeking to ...
£32306.00 to £39027.00 a year Per annum
Specialist Behaviour Support Practitioner | Fixed term
07/07/2022
An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit a Band 6 Specialist Behaviour Support Practitioner to work as part of the developing Child & Young People's Enhanced Support Service (CYPRESS), covering West Sussex. The post is for 3 days a week (0.6 WTE), with options to work flexibly across the week. ...
£32306.00 to £39027.00 a year pa
ICS Team Administrator | Fixed term
06/07/2022
We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual who is passionate about helping to support change and transformation in Adult Community Mental Health. You will be embedded within the Community Transformation Team delivering on this programme of work, and will be instrumental in ...
£22549.00 to £24882.00 a year pa
Facilities Assistant | Permanent
06/07/2022
We are opening a new reverb hospital on the Swandean site in September 2022. The job is looking after cleaning and catering in the hospital working early and late shifts including weekends. To protect the health and safety of our staff/workers, patients, and those attending our sites, we encourage ...
£18870.00 to £19918.00 a year pro rata
Facilities Assistant | Permanent
06/07/2022
This is a new role cleaning general areas in the hospital including clinic's and helping on wards. The job is Monday - Friday working 07.00 - 15.00. Assisting supervisors when needed. To protect the health and safety of our staff/workers, patients, and those attending our sites, we encourage our ...
£18870.00 to £19918.00 a year pa
Facilities Assistant | Permanent
06/07/2022
Working in our new modern hospital in Worthing looking after cleaning and catering. Working an early and late shift including weekends. To protect the health and safety of our staff/workers, patients, and those attending our sites, we encourage our workforce to get fully vaccinated against
£18870.00 to £19918.00 a year pa
Nursing Associate | Permanent
07/07/2022
Is this a job you'd love to do? The Forensic Outreach and Liaison Service (FOLS), is a community-based service operating across Sussex, providing holistic support to mentally disordered offenders. We are currently seeking a full-time Band 4 Nursing Associate, to help us deliver bespoke physical and ...
£22549.00 to £24882.00 a year Per annum
NDP Clinical Service Manager | Permanent
07/07/2022
An opportunity has arisen to join our West Sussex Community CAMHS Neurodevelopmental Team as an 8a Clinical Services Manager. To protect the health and safety of our staff/workers, patients, and those attending our sites, we encourage our workforce to get fully vaccinated against
£47126.00 to £53219.00 a year Per Annum
Dementia Assessment Community Nurse | Permanent
07/07/2022
The Dementia Assessment Service South team incorporates the coastal area covering Littlehampton to Southwick and north to Henfield, Steyning, Storrington and Pulborough. The team undertakes a person-centred holistic assessment of the persons needs and in partnership with the person's family/Care ...
£32306.00 to £39027.00 a year Per annum
Clinical Operations Manager - Urgent & Acute Care | Permanent
10/07/2022
We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our forward thinking and effective leadership team. We are seeking a Clinical Operational Manager to lead our Acute and Urgent Care Services in Worthing. It is a great time to join us and to be part of leading service developments, working with our ...
£54764.00 to £63862.00 a year per annum
Community Tobacco Dependency Service Advisor | Fixed term
10/07/2022
The Tobacco Dependency and Smoking Cessation Service is an exciting new service which will continue to build on the work we have achieved to date working as part of the wider physical HealthCare service. You will be part of a core designated team working across all sites to ensure the service is ...
£22549.00 to £24882.00 a year Per Annum
Clinical Systems Specialist Support Officer | Fixed term
10/07/2022
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our small, friendly and innovative Clinical Systems Team on a one year fixed term contract, working closely with our Mental Health Act colleagues as they prepare for the Mental Health Act Reforms that are due to be announced shortly, ensuring our clinical ...
£32306.00 to £39027.00 a year per annum
Community Mental Health Practitioner | Permanent
10/07/2022
We have a great opportunity for a full-time band 5 nurse to work in Intensive Support Element of the Dementia & Older People's Mental Health Team based in Worthing West Sussex. Intensive Support operates an 8am - 7pm shift pattern, with a 1-hr break, Monday to Fridays ,9am - 5pm at weekends and ...
£25655.00 to £31534.00 a year pa
Mental Health Liaison Practitioner | Permanent
10/07/2022
An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Mental Health Practitioner to join our Mental Health Liaison Practitioner Service in the Adur, Arun & Worthing area. You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and provide specialist assessment and short term interventions to patients ...
£32306.00 to £39027.00 a year per annum, pro rata for part time
Specialist Practitioner - Perinatal Mental Health Service | Fixed term
07/07/2022
We are excited to be an expanding service and are looking to recruit an RMN to join the coastal west sussex perinatal team to cover maternity leave from 1st August 2022 for 12 months. This is a full-time post but part-time hours will be considered (minimum 22.5hrs) and is offered as a secondment or ...
£32306.00 to £39027.00 a year per annum
Analytics Business Partner | Permanent
11/07/2022
Do you have an analytics background with a focus on service improvement? Does a role in the NHS, supporting crucial mental health services motivate you? We are recruiting for an Analytics Business Partner to join us and provide a specialist analytical advisory service to our operational services. ...
£47126.00 to £53219.00 a year per annum
ICS MH Project Officer (Assurance) | Secondment
11/07/2022
Maternity cover for ICS MH Project Officer An opportunity has arisen for a highly organised and professional Project Officer to join the ICS Mental Health Collaborative Team on a fixed term basis to provide maternity cover. This is an exciting role and you will work to the Head of Mental Health ...
£32306.00 to £39027.00 a year per annum
Quality and Safeguarding Lead - Adult Secure Provider Collaborative | Permanent
08/07/2022
We are seeking a motivated Quality and Safeguarding Lead to join the Kent Surrey Sussex Adult secure Provider Collaborative . The successful candidate will have thorough knowledge of secure care services, be adept at working with a wide range of providers and stakeholders, and be inspired by ...
£65664.00 to £75874.00 a year Pro rata
Community Tobacco Cessation Nurse | Fixed term
11/07/2022
The Tobacco Dependency and Smoking Cessation Service is an exciting new service which will continue to build on the work we have achieved to date working as part of the wider physical HealthCare service. You will be part of a core designated team working across all sites to ensure the service is ...
£32306.00 to £39027.00 a year Per Annum
Charge Nurse | Permanent
11/07/2022
Are you a band 6 nurse looking to work in an environment that develops your knowledge, leadership skills and experience? If you have answered yes to this question, then I believe that Rowan Ward @Meadowfield is the right place for you. Meadowfield is an acute mental health hospital in Worthing, we ...
£32306.00 to £39027.00 a year per annum / pro rata for part time
Reporting Lead | Permanent
11/07/2022
Do you have an analytical background with a focus on technical leadership? Does a role in the NHS, supporting crucial mental health services motivate you? We are recruiting for a Reporting Lead to join us and provide technical leadership of performance reports across the Trust. As the Reporting ...
£47126.00 to £53219.00 a year per annum
Charge Nurse | Permanent
13/07/2022
Are you a band 6 nurse looking to work in an environment that develops your knowledge, leadership skills and experience? If you have answered yes to this question, then I believe that Maple Ward @Meadowfield is the right place for you. Meadowfield is an acute mental health hospital in Worthing, we ...
£32306.00 to £39027.00 a year per annum / pro rata for part time
OPMH Staff Nurse | Permanent
13/07/2022
OPMH Staff Nurse Vacancies!!! Are you a passionate, motivated and innovative OPMH nurse? Larch Ward are looking for people like you to join us on the journey to providing outstanding care and support to service users, carers and their families in West Sussex. We here at Meadowfield are excited at ...
£25655.00 to £31534.00 a year per annum (pro rata if part time)
Staff Nurse Practitioner | Permanent
13/07/2022
Amazing service, I feel safe here. Staff were incredible and made me feel hopeful for the first time in a long time". "Every nurse looked after me so well and I'm so grateful of that". "Calm, welcoming environment & staff were attentive, caring & highly engaging". "Support was brilliant! Never ...
£25655.00 to £31534.00 a year per annum / pro rata
Charge Nurse | Permanent
13/07/2022
Are you a band 6 nurse looking to work in an environment that develops your knowledge, leadership skills and experience? If you have answered yes to this question, then I believe that Maple Ward @Meadowfield is the right place for you. Meadowfield is an acute mental health hospital in Worthing, we ...
£32306.00 to £39027.00 a year per annum / pro rata for part time

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