The Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Employment Team provides support for people with mental health conditions who are already under teams within the adult community division within Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and wish to receive support in finding or maintaining paid employment.
Please note that the IPS team support with employment and cannot provide an urgent/emergency service. If you feel you are at risk of harming yourself, or someone else please contact your GP or call 999 as a matter of urgency. You can also call NHS 111 for advice or the Mental Health Matters Helpline 24 hours a day for emotional support on 0800 001 4331.
During your contact with Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust you will be asked to provide personal information to help us to deliver the best possible care to you. Everyone working for the NHS has a legal duty to maintain the highest level of confidentiality about all patient information.
The information you provide will be kept together and form a healthcare record. Healthcare records are mainly information held on the Trust patient administration system (computer) but sometimes there are additional paper records. Every reasonable precaution will be taken to safeguard the personal information you have entrusted to us.
Sometimes other agencies are also involved in your care and we may need to share information with them in order to deliver your care. Anyone who receives confidential information about you from us is also under a legal duty of confidence. We will not disclose your information outside these agencies without your knowledge unless the health and safety of yourself or others is at risk or if we are required by law under the Data Protection Act 2018.