Prison Data Admin Officer

Department: Criminal Justice Services
Work Location: HMPPS Pentonville
Salary: £22,865 (rising to £23,600 after 12 months in service)
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 8am-4.30pm Monday - Thursday / 8am-13.30pm Fridays

Job description:

 

About The Service:

 

This service co-ordinates and co-delivers resettlement and rehabilitation activities for offenders being released across four London prisons. These prisons are HMP’s Wandsworth, Belmarsh, Brixton, Pentonville. The offenders being supported will have a wide range of needs and will have varying and sometimes complex needs.

Penrose also provide community rehabilitation activities to offenders on Post Sentence Supervision and will act as Responsible Officers in the community. The service is designed to deliver community rehabilitation activities and Post Sentence Supervision requirements.

You will be responsible for contributing to the targets set by Penrose in partnership with MTC Novo and London CRC. One of the key targets will be ensuring that we are delivering positive outcomes to reduce reoffending rates as demonstrated from information entered on to the Prison data collection system, for which you will have responsibility for ensuring that data is accurate and up to date.

 

About the role

 

The officer is also responsible for the production of contractual performance information for our commissioners and provides a responsive service to commissioner teams.

The role will work closely with the Team Co-Ordinator to provide an independent and effective quality and performance monitoring service for Penrose Prison based Criminal Justice services.

This includes collating and producing data in respect of Penrose’s KPI’s, assisting in highlighting the key findings and recommendations.

The role will provide a contact point for queries related to data collection and usage of database systems.

 

Contract Compliance Administration – Key Areas Of Responsibilities:

 

  • Ensure accurate information is entered on to the relevant prison data collection systems
  • Maintain accurate and up to date data collection system for BCST2 allocations and completions
  • Maintain accurate and up to date data collection system for BCST3’s (Resettlement plans)
  • Produce (daily) a Receptions list for new arrivals, and allocate case loads in conjunction with the team Coordinator
  • Produce (daily) a discharge list 12 weeks ahead and check this against current caseloads, ensuring all those due for discharge are seen and have a resettlement worker allocated
  • Collate and maintain all GIR data
  • Maintain positive relationships with our partners
  • Produce timely and accurate contractual performance reporting to senior management our partners and commissions, in particular MTC novo.
  • Collate performance statistics for the service, for comparison against KPIs and support administration of our contracts and liaise with partner agencies as necessary.
  • Support the Team Coordinator/Cluster Service Manager in producing contractual data to be submitted to the Data Officer
  • Scrutinise all data for accuracy, monitor caseload allocations and interventions

 

Why work with us?

 

  • Excellent core and on-going training aligned with personal development plan
  • 25 days annual leave (increasing 1 day per year of service up to 30 days)
  • Pension, Eye-care Vouchers
  • Growing and forward-thinking organisation

If you wish to work with this challenging yet rewarding client group then this could be a perfect opportunity for you, please send a completed application form to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

All successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhances DBS and provide employment references covering 5 years period including one from your most recent employer.

Candidates must demonstrate an understanding of the issues relating to equal opportunities in service delivery and provision and to actively promote ways of eradicating racism, sexism, and other forms of negative discrimination though the group’s policies and procedures.

 

Closing date: 31/10/2018

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Finance Officer

Department: Finance
Work Location: Central Office, Highbury and Islington
Salary: £26,000
Contract: Fixed Term
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 9-5 Monday to Friday

Job description:

 

Purpose of Role:

 

To take on the responsibilities within the Finance Team for all procurement and payment of suppliers. The role will oversee the purchasing process ensuring continuous service quality improvement and achievement of agreed financial outcomes. The role will also be responsible for reviewing the processes and procedures over purchases, payments and rent within the Finance Team ensuring cost effectiveness and efficiency.

The Finance Officer’s aim is to achieve and maintain high quality customer service to the rest of the organisation and in so doing achieve a “one team” spirit.

 

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • On time processing of invoices
  • On time payment to suppliers
  • Reconciliation of supplier accounts
  • On time and accurate processing of rent and HB receipts
  • Comply with any required standards or procedures as detailed in the Organisation’s ISO9001 QMS.
  • Achievement of KPI targets and Personal objectives

 

Main Responsibilities:

To be responsible for all aspects of purchasing including:

  • Receive new expenses, invoices and credit notes from suppliers and registering them in the accounting system in a timely manner;
  • Scanning invoices and circulating them electronically to agreed authorisers for approval;
  • When returned, book them to the appropriate Cost Code and Expense Code;
  • Active liaison with approvers to ensure a smooth approval process;
  • Checks of approvals to ensure that they are within approval limits and also within budget;
  • Arranging BACS/ cheques payments to suppliers within agreed or imposed credit terms on a weekly basis;
  • Timely posting of payment details to the accounting system;
  • Dealing with all queries relating to invoices, credit notes and expenses (from suppliers and Penrose or SIG staff);
  • Checking and reconciling suppliers’ statements and follow up queries (e.g. overdue invoices, items on the statement that have not been received);
  • Active follow up of invoices sent for approval but not returned promptly;
  • Ongoing review of purchases systems and controls ensuring effectiveness and efficiency.

 

Why work with us?

  • Excellent core and on-going training aligned with personal development plan
  • 25 days annual leave (increasing 1 day per year of service up to 30 days)
  • Pension, Childcare Vouchers, Eye-care Vouchers
  • Growing and forward-thinking organisationAll successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhances DBS and provide employment references covering 5 years period including one from your most recent employer.
  • Candidates must demonstrate an understanding of the issues relating to equal opportunities in service delivery and provision and to actively promote ways of eradicating racism, sexism, and other forms of negative discrimination though the group’s policies and procedures.
  • If you wish to work with this challenging yet rewarding client group then this could be a perfect opportunity for you, please send a complete the attached application form SIG Application form and send to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk
Closing date: 25/10/2018

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Specialist Women’s Worker

Department: Fulfilling Lives
Work Location: Brighton
Salary: £29,755.00
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 9-5 Mon-Fri

Job description:

Purpose of Role

The purpose of the Fulfilling Lives (FL) project, which is funded by the Big Lottery, is to bring about lasting change in how services work with people with multiple and complex needs. For the purpose of the project, complex needs is defined as having complex combinations of issues including substance misuse, poor mental health, homelessness and offending.

The Specialist Worker (Women), will be embedded within the Brighton local delivery team and work as part of a team to deliver effective services to clients. The main focus of the role is to work with women whose needs are either not being met by existing services, not accessing existing services or not being accepted as referrals with the aim of providing a transition into mainstream services. The Specialist Worker will also share their learning and observations of clients’ experiences to feed in to the Fulfilling Lives systems change efforts and help contribute to achieving impactful lasting change across Brighton and beyond.

 

Main Responsibilities

To work with identified complex needs service users with substance misuse and mental health issues, to overcome barriers to services and engagement.

To develop Individual and Multi-agency Action Plans with each service user in conjunction with other agencies and professionals involved. You will develop a close network of communication, co-operation and skills exchange with other agencies, ensuring that work is coordinated and appropriate. This will include a case coordination role where appropriate.

To provide assertive engagement, including street-based outreach, going to the service user rather than expecting the service user to attend appointments, and not to disengage if the service user does.

To work with a small targeted caseload providing bespoke services to bring about real improvements for the most entrenched and complex women in the city.

To work with the team’s Service Improvement Officer to identify structural, systemic and organisational barriers to complex needs clients.

To explore potential solutions, new models and ways of working to meet the needs of Brighton’s women with complex needs.

To keep appropriate and up-to-data service user records on the INFORM database and collect quarterly data on each service user to report back to funders.

Support the team in representing the Fulfilling Lives project at external meetings as appropriate, being an effective ambassador for the project’s objectives.

 

Why work with us?

•Excellent core and on-going training aligned with personal development plan
•25 days annual leave (increasing 1 day per year of service up to 30 days)
•Pension, Childcare Vouchers, Eye-care Vouchers
•Growing and forward-thinking organisation

If you wish to work with this challenging yet rewarding client group then this could be a perfect opportunity for you, please send a completed application form Application-form-Equinox–SIG to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk by the closing date.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhances DBS and provide employment references covering 5 years period including one from your most recent employer.

Candidates must demonstrate an understanding of the issues relating to equal opportunities in service delivery and provision and to actively promote ways of eradicating racism, sexism, and other forms of negative discrimination though the group’s policies and procedures.

To discuss the role further please contact Rebecca Rieley, Fulfilling Lives Area Lead for Brighton on 078137165577 or Lucy Basterra, Fulfilling Lives Operational Manager on 07796940897

 

Closing date: 25/10/2018

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Assistant Management Accountant

Department: Finance
Work Location: Social Interest Group - Head Office
Salary: £28,000 - £30,000
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Monday - Friday

Job description:

Role Purpose

The role has the responsibility of assisting with the production of accurate and timely management accounts, preparation of financial statements and budgets, working closely with the Management Accountant and Finance Manager.

 

Management Accounts

  • To assist with the timely production of accurate monthly management accounts for review with budget holders;
  • To carry out variance analysis prior to the issuing of management accounts,
  • To prepare accruals and prepayment journals for expenditure incurred in the month
  • To analyse and reconcile income in accordance with contracts or spot purchases
  • To prepare journals for expenditure paid via direct debits
  • Holding meetings as appropriate with budget holders to review current spend and develop action plans for achieving budget;
  • Timely and appropriate commentary on the management accounts by each budget holder including their action plans for how variances are to be addressed;
  • Liaise with HR to produce summary reports that identify staff costs compared to budget by department and/or project and explain the variances.
  • Active review of management reporting formats and processes ensuring that management accounts remain relevant and key trends are highlighted effectively.

 

Person Specification

  • Should be either in first year of ACCA/CIMA or AAT qualified;
  • Experience of variance analysis and assisting with management accounts;
  • PC literate with a high level of technical competence in Excel. Experience of Open Accounts accounting system would be advantageous;
  • Strong analytical and reconciliation skills;
  • Able to demonstrate a high degree of commercial understanding;
  • The ability to make a difference, who is able to re-think the way in which we do things and add value;
  • A flexible approach to problem solving, with the ability to produce clear and accurate work, often under pressure;
  • A strong and determined approach, able to work alone without direction and within a team environment;
  • An awareness of issues affecting working with service users including: mental health illness, personality disorder, substance misuse, criminal justice, learning disability or young people including legislation, regulatory requirements and quality standards would be advantageous;
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills including report writing;

 

Why work with us?

  • Excellent core and on-going training aligned with personal development plan
  • 25 days annual leave (increasing 1 day per year of service up to 30 days)
  • Pension, Childcare Vouchers, Eye-care Vouchers
  • Growing and forward-thinking organisationAll successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhances DBS and provide employment references covering 5 years period including one from your most recent employer.
  • Candidates must demonstrate an understanding of the issues relating to equal opportunities in service delivery and provision and to actively promote ways of eradicating racism, sexism, and other forms of negative discrimination though the group’s policies and procedures.
  • If you wish to work with this challenging yet rewarding client group then this could be a perfect opportunity for you, please send a complete the attached application form SIG Application form and send to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk
Closing date: 19/11/2018

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Team Coordinator

Department: Criminal Justice Service
Work Location: Penrose Community Hub - Wembley
Salary: £29,000
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 9am-5.30pm

Job description:

About The Service

Working in partnership with the London Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC) and MTCNovo, our service supports adult males sentenced to 12 months or less to resettle into the community and to break the cycle of reoffending. We provide guidance and support with a wide range of issues, from accommodation to training to financial advice, signposting our clients to relevant services in their area, as well as supporting them with any referral processes. We engage with agencies both within the CRC and across London, tailoring a package of support to best meet each individual’s needs. Our Community Responsible Officers are trained in risk management and de-escalation and can also initiate enforcement proceedings when necessary.

MAIN PURPOSE OF POST

To successfully manage community resettlement services that reduce reoffending, rehabilitate and reintegrate offenders back into the community. To ensure that the team facilitates a cohesive resettlement plan for each eligible offender who is released from a sentence of under 12 months in custody. To Provide pathways, support and appropriate interventions throughout the services to enable successful resettlement for all offenders in both a group and on a 1-1 basis. Work with internal and external partners, agencies and commissioners including MH Prison Service, Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRC’s) and the National Probation Service to achieve the desired outcomes and KPI’s for the service.

To successfully manage a team of Responsible Officers, providing effective performance monitoring and management, whilst enabling learning and development through effective training and support channels.

The ability to develop excellent internal and external relationships is essential to this role. Team Co-ordinators will ensure that the service is fully embedded within the community. You will be expected to regularly participate in team meetings and other duties deemed relevant by management.

 

About The Role

We are looking for motivated staff who want to want to take an active role in the management of a team of frontline officers, and develop new skills in the process.

The role will be based predominantly in the designated CRC offices, with 1-2 days per week spent at the Penrose Community Rehabilitation Hub in Wembley. As well as taking an active role in the management of the service, Team Coordinators are responsible for the support, supervision and development of a team of Community Responsible Officers. All team members receive a holistic training package before they are able to manage a caseload of clients, and Penrose is committed to continual professional development through additional training, supervisions and appraisals.

 

Key Areas of Responsibility

 

  • Protecting the public and preventing future victims.
  • Work directly with internal and external agencies to facilitate successful resettlement.
  • Resolve immediate resettlement needs directly, or by ensuring that Responsible Officers engage in effective referral pathways.
  • Support Responsible Officers to provide resettlement advice and signposting to all offenders.
  • Ensure review of the offender’s progress with the Resettlement Plan agreed during their supervision period in the community.
  • Work with other service providers to ensure your services complement existing provision in the community.
  • Deliver a resettlement service that deals with offenders’ immediate resettlement needs. This service will be coordinated and will focus on immediate issues relating to accommodation, health, employment, finance and debt.
  • To take an active role in the development and delivery of a holistic portfolio of interventions at the Penrose Community Hub
  • Supply regular progress, action and performance reports to the Cluster Service Manager
  • Adopt BIONIC (Believe It Or Not I Care) ethos in your team

Why work with us?

•Excellent core and on-going training aligned with personal development plan
•25 days annual leave (increasing 1 day per year of service up to 30 days)
•Pension, Childcare Vouchers, Eye-care Vouchers
•Growing and forward-thinking organisation

If you wish to work with this challenging yet rewarding client group then this could be a perfect opportunity for you, please send a completed application form CJS Penrose-CV Application-Form to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

All successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhances DBS and provide employment references covering 5 years period including one from your most recent employer.

Candidates must demonstrate an understanding of the issues relating to equal opportunities in service delivery and provision and to actively promote ways of eradicating racism, sexism, and other forms of negative discrimination though the group’s policies and procedures.

Closing date: 19/10/2018

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Team Leader

Department: Forensic Mental Health Service
Work Location: Croydon
Salary: £25,750
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 9-5 Monday to Friday

Job description:

 

About The Service

 

Penrose Options Forensic Mental Health Service Croydon is a brand new service launched on 1st August 2018.

We are seeking a Team Leader to join a newly formed team in supporting the successful rehabilitation and reintegration of our service users back into the community.

Our new step-down service is based across several sites in the London Borough of Croydon. Our primary partners are Croydon CCG, South London and South London and Maudsley (SLaM). We operate from our main high and medium support hub which is based near Croydon centre.

We support adults males, females, young people and autistic service users with complex needs from stabilisation through to recovery, and support the transition to independent living in the community.

Penrose’s Options mission is: “To ensure we deliver high quality support, health and social care through prevention, early intervention, recovery and rehabilitation at the point of need”. 

 

JOB PURPOSE

 

The aim of the service is to provide accommodation-based step-down (High/Medium/Low/Floating) support to people referred by designated referral agencies that will allow them address their complex support needs and prepare for independent living.

We seek to support people being supported to recovery and independence in the least restrictive setting and work with our partners to prevent delayed discharge of care (DToC) and avoidable admissions. The service provides a rehabilitation programme of care with a multidisciplinary team skills mix; support is be available for people transitioning through the high, medium to low tiered services into independent accommodation.

Our cohort will be people being case managed by the forensic team including women, young people transitioning (18-25yr) from youth offending services (YOT), working age adults will a long history of engagement with forensic services, and Learning disabilities.

The service will provide support to 45 plus people between the cohorts described above who may or may not be engaging with services and therefore present a high risk to themselves or others. The service will be flexible and responsive to the multiple needs of service users including:

  • People with diagnosed and undiagnosed mental health problems
  • People with diagnosed and undiagnosed personality disorders Women
  • Young people – 18-25 years old
  • People with Learning disability / behaviour that challenges
  • People with very chaotic lifestyles, including those displaying anti-social behaviour
  • People at risk of serious offending
  • People with substance misuse issues who may or may not be engaging with substance misuse services

 

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Staff development and performance
  • Comply with any required standards or procedures as detailed in the Organisation’s ISO9001 QMS
  • Achievement of KPI targets and Personal objectives

 

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Development of the Project / Community Relationships

  • To assist the Service Manager in the development of the Service, ensuring best practice and innovative services are available to service users.
  • To work in close conjunction with the other agencies to improve the services and opportunities for service users
  • To promote the Service through participation in inter-agency forums and attendance at other functions as directed by the Service Manager.
  • To foster and sustain good relationships with the local community, partner agencies, and relevant external organisations.

 

Staff Management

    • Deputise for the Service Manager when required.
    • Provide line management supervision to designated team, as agreed with the Service Manager.
    • Ensure that all allocated staff have appropriate personal development plans, and are appropriately supported to deliver these plans.
    • To ensure that absenteeism is maintained, on or below, the agreed levels for the service, ensuring that appropriate support and action is taken to achieve this.
    • To ensure that high standards of professional performance are maintained by staff working in the service at all times through adherence to the policy and procedural framework/processes
    • To ensure that disciplinaries and grievances are effectively managed, including the undertaking of investigations, and the conducting of disciplinary interviews as directed by the Service Manager.
    • To participate and contribute to the development of an annual plan for the Service which reflects the objectives set by the management board.

 

Operational Management

  • To ensure that regular staff meetings take place and are fully recorded.
  • To ensure that service users and office records are accurately maintained on a timely basis.
  • To ensure that adequate staff is on duty at all times that appropriate staff rotas have been prepared and that arrangements are in place for the use of agency/bank workers as a last resort.
  • To assist HR in the maintenance and development (via recommendation/ referrals) of a pool of agency workers, to provide cover as a last resort when permanent staff are absent.
  • In conjunction with all staff ensure that Penrose’s Quality Management System is adhered to and maintained at the Service.
  • To ensure that all of the Penrose Policies and Procedures are fully understood by staff, and being adhered to within the Service. 

 

Why Work With Us?

•Excellent core and on-going training aligned with personal development plan
•25 days annual leave (increasing 1 day per year of service up to 30 days)
•Pension, Childcare Vouchers, Eye-care Vouchers
•Growing and forward-thinking organisation

If you wish to work with this challenging yet rewarding client group then this could be a perfect opportunity for you, please complete the attached application form Penrose-Application-Form W and send to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

All successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhances DBS and provide employment references covering 5 years period including one from your most recent employer.

Candidates must demonstrate an understanding of the issues relating to equal opportunities in service delivery and provision and to actively promote ways of eradicating racism, sexism, and other forms of negative discrimination though the group’s policies and procedures.

Closing date: 18/10/2018

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Recovery Worker

Department: Community Base, Brighton
Work Location: Hove
Salary: £20,059.86
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 12.5hour shifts. 3 shifts per week working to a weekly rota. Weekends and evenings included.

Job description:

About The Service

 

Brighton Women’s Service launched on 1st November 2017 – The project is residential and provides 12 high / complex needs beds and 8 medium and lower needs beds. The service has a trauma informed approach using a PIE model.  As a Recovery Worker, you will have responsibility for providing high quality support services in line with the Equinox Mission, Values and Strategy. The successful candidate will have experience of working with adults who are vulnerable and have multiple and complex needs. You must be willing to work flexibly, which includes weekday hours, evenings and weekend working.

 

Purpose Of The role

To support Service Users to achieve their personal goals and positive outcomes by offering a flexible, recovery focused accommodation service for Women with Multiple and Complex Needs.

To support Service Users to establish a weekly routine, develop their life skills and become more self-reliant, so that they can move on to independent living within agreed timeframes.

To work with Service users and colleagues to create a Psychologically Informed Environment (PIE) that promotes health and wellbeing.

 

Main Responsibilities

 

  • Implement the service’s policies and procedures in order to deliver the overall programme using a recovery focused approach.
  • Provide key work and support planning for Service Users, with relevant interventions such as life skills support, to help successful recovery in line with Service Users’ personal goals.
  • Encourage Service Users to develop social networks and undertake meaningful activities to assist them to develop positive coping mechanisms and reintegrate into the wider community.
  • Explore resettlement options for Service Users and assist them to move on successfully to appropriate housing options.
  • Maintain a standard of service as required by Commissioners and Equinox to deliver a safe and effective service.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of a healthy, safe and psychologically informed environment that includes the security of the building, fabric and grounds.
  • Ensure that information is shared appropriately within the team and with other professionals and that all Service User and service records are accurate and up to date.
  • To complete reports, including support plans, case notes and other documentation for managers as required in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Liaise with relevant and appropriate agencies and services to provide information, advice, support and treatment where necessary in relation to physical and mental health, substance misuse, education, employment and training, life skills and any other identified support needs.
  • Encourage and support Service Users to participate in the running and development of the service and activities/interventions that support self-management and independent living.
  • Ensure the consistent and effective implementation of the Equinox Equal Opportunities Policy and Procedures.
  • Participate in reflective learning sessions within the framework of a Psychologically informed Environment, team meetings and ongoing training and development as identified by Equinox and in ongoing lien management and annual appraisals.

 

Why work with us?

  • Excellent core and on-going training aligned with personal development plan
  • 25 days annual leave (increasing 1 day per year of service up to 30 days)
  • Pension, Childcare Vouchers, Eye-care Vouchers
  • Growing and forward-thinking organisation

 

If you wish to work with this challenging yet rewarding client group then this could be a perfect opportunity for you

All successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhances DBS and provide employment references covering 5 years period including one from your most recent employer.

Candidates must demonstrate an understanding of the issues relating to equal opportunities in service delivery and provision and to actively promote ways of eradicating racism, sexism, and other forms of negative discrimination though the group’s policies and procedures.

If you feel that this role is for you please complete the attached application form  Application-form-Equinox-SIG and send to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk by the closing date.

Closing date: 26th October 2018

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Performance and Outcomes Officer

Department: Penrose Criminal Justice Services
Work Location: Penrose Community Hub - Wembley
Salary: £22,865 rising to £25,500 after 12 months
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 9am-5.30pm

Job description:

 

About The Service

This service co-ordinates and delivers custodial and community resettlement and supervision services for offenders across London as part of the wider Transforming Rehabilitation Programme. The offenders being supported have a wide range of resettlement needs and have varying and sometimes complex needs.

Penrose provide resettlement support to offender’s in custody and the community. The service is designed to deliver interventions and support to manage the community supervision orders of offenders released into the community that have received a prison sentence of less than 12 months. Support delivered is wide ranging and based on individual need. Our service supports the offender to adhere to and achieve the cohesive resettlement plan generated from the custodial resettlement team.

 

About The Role

As part of the MoJ’s Transforming Rehabilitation reforms, targeting around quality of work and timescales have become an integral part of work in the criminal justice sector. In order to sustain the important work we do with our clients and maintain the quality of service they deserve, as an organisation we consider meeting these targets critical.

Working as part of the Penrose Community team, you will be responsible for ensuring that the data from frontline staff is collated and analysed effectively, allowing for both internal and external targets to be measured, giving the senior management team an insight into the strengths and areas for improvement of their teams as well as the service as a whole.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Adopt BIONIC (Believe It Or Not I Care) ethos.
  • Provide case related administrative support to Responsible Officers including the maintenance of case records and the termination of cases and the end of their supervision period.
  • Taking a lead on events taking place at the Hub and other locations across London, including training and employment fairs, and the management of any volunteers involved.
  • To use available client data to inform the planning of events and interventions in the hub or other locations.
  • Support Responsible Officers in obtaining relevant documents or information from local authorities, prisons etc. in order for them to risk assess and enforce compliance by their clients.
  • Collate and report weekly case management figures and performance information.
  • To be involved at each stage of case and service level information reporting, from data collection to reporting to management team.
  • To support Responsible Officers with any reasonable aspects of collection processes.
  • To input and extract information from computerised packages, client monitoring system, and other database systems, generating weekly performance statistics to be reported to Service Manager and Head of Community Services.
  • Any other general administrative tasks to be completed ad hoc as requested by the management team.
  • To positively respond to service users who may need assistance, seeking the support of the appropriate responsible officer if necessary.
  • Have some understanding to the needs of the client group and working in an accordingly professional and sensitive manner.
  • Ensure that at all times work is conducted within the policy and procedural framework established, ensuring full up to date knowledge and understanding of policies, procedures and legislation at all times.
  • To assist with delivery of post sentence supervision through contact with service users. When needed, providing a point of contact for service users to coordinate appointment attendance and information for their Responsible Officers.
  • Keep in mind issues around equality, diversity and inclusivity in all and any aspects of work.

 

Why work with us?

  • Excellent core and on-going training aligned with personal development plan
  • 25 days annual leave (increasing 1 day per year of service up to 30 days)
  • Pension, Childcare Vouchers, Eye-care Vouchers
  • Growing and forward-thinking organisation

If you wish to work with this challenging yet rewarding client group then this could be a perfect opportunity for you

All successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhances DBS and provide employment references covering 5 years period including one from your most recent employer.

Candidates must demonstrate an understanding of the issues relating to equal opportunities in service delivery and provision and to actively promote ways of eradicating racism, sexism, and other forms of negative discrimination though the group’s policies and procedures

If you feel that this role is for you please complete an application form which can be found here CJS Penrose-Application-Form W and send to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk by the closing date.

Closing date: 19/10/2018

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Night Recovery Worker

Department: Penrose – Croydon Forensic Mental Health Step Down Service
Work Location: Croydon
Contract: Fixed Term
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 8pm – 8am

Job description:

 

About the service

 

Penrose Options Forensic Mental Health Service Croydon is a brand new service launched on 1st August 2018.

We are seeking a Night Recovery Worker to join a newly formed team in supporting the successful rehabilitation and reintegration of our service users back into the community.

Our new step-down service is based across several sites in the London Borough of Croydon. Our primary partners are Croydon CCG, South London and South London and Maudsley (SLaM). We operate from our main high and medium support hub which is based near Croydon centre.

We support adults males, females, young people and autistic service users with complex needs from stabilisation through to recovery, and support the transition to independent living in the community.

Penrose’s Options mission is: “To ensure we deliver high quality support, health and social care through prevention, early intervention, recovery and rehabilitation at the point of need”. 

 

Main responsibilities

 

To successfully rehabilitate and reintegrate Service Users back into the community.

To provide pathways, support and appropriate interventions to enable successful resettlements. Build relationships and work collaboratively with external partners, agencies and commissioners to achieve the desired outcomes of the service providing safer more integrated communities for all stakeholders.

The aim of the service is to provide accommodation-based step-down (High/Medium/Low/Floating) support to people referred by designated referral agencies that will allow them address their complex support needs and prepare for independent living.

We seek to support people being supported to recovery and independence in the least restrictive setting and work with our partners to prevent delayed discharge of care (DToC) and avoidable admissions. The service provides a rehabilitation programme of care with a multidisciplinary team skills mix; support is be available for people transitioning through the high, medium to low tiered services into independent accommodation.

Our cohort will be people being case managed by the forensic team including women, young people transitioning (18-25yr) from youth offending services (YOT), working age adults will a long history of engagement with forensic services, and Learning disabilities.

The service will provide support to 45 plus people between the cohorts described above who may or may not be engaging with services and therefore present a high risk to themselves or others. The service will be flexible and responsive to the multiple needs of service users including:

 

  • People with diagnosed and undiagnosed mental health problems
  • People with diagnosed and undiagnosed personality disorders
  • Women
  • Young people – 18-25 years old
  • People with Learning disability / behaviour that challenges
  • People with very chaotic lifestyles, including those displaying anti-social behaviours
  • People at risk of serious offending
  • People with substance misuse issues who may or may not be engaging with substance misuse services

 

Why work with us?

Excellent core and on-going training aligned with personal development plan
25 days annual leave (increasing 1 day per year of service up to 30 days)
Pension, Childcare Vouchers, Eye-care Vouchers
Growing and forward-thinking organisation

If you wish to work with this challenging yet rewarding client group then this could be a perfect opportunity for you, please see attached Job Description along with application form, please complete and send to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

All successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhances DBS and provide employment references covering 5 years period including one from your most recent employer.

Candidates must demonstrate an understanding of the issues relating to equal opportunities in service delivery and provision and to actively promote ways of eradicating racism, sexism, and other forms of negative discrimination though the group’s policies and procedures.

Closing date: 22/10/2018

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Night Concierge

Department: Penrose – Croydon Forensic Mental Health Step Down Service
Work Location: South London - Croydon
Contract: Fixed Term
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 8pm – 8am

Job description:

About The Service

 

Penrose Options Forensic Mental Health Service Croydon is a brand new service launched on 1st August 2018.

We are seeking a Night Concierge to join a newly formed team of Mental Health Recovery Workers who will support the successful rehabilitation and reintegration of our service users back into the community.

Our new step-down service is based across several sites in the London Borough of Croydon. Our primary partners are Croydon CCG, South London and South London and Maudsley (SLaM). We operate from our main high and medium support hub which is based near Croydon centre.

We support adults males, females, young people and autistic service users with complex needs from stabilisation through to recovery, and support the transition to independent living in the community.

Penrose’s Options mission is: “To ensure we deliver high quality support, health and social care through prevention, early intervention, recovery and rehabilitation at the point of need”.

 

SUMMARY OF JOB

The Night Concierge will be responsible for managing the building to ensure that the accommodation provided to the clients is safe and secure through the provision of overnight concierge service, security and door control. This includes controlling access to buildings, being the first point of contact for all emergencies and carrying out Health and Safety checks and cleaning. Will respond proactively to service user requests and/or needs – To support Night Recovery Workers in the delivery of their daily duties and where required provide therapeutic support to the service users.

MAIN TASKS AND DUTIES

To provide basic first contact advice and security to clients and to contact the On Call service/emergency services if appropriate and in-line with policies and procedures around accidents and incidents reporting.

To ensure a safe and secure environment, assisting to maintain high standards within the project by logging and recording any maintenance issues in accordance with procedures and assisting with maintenance of the building, furniture and fittings as appropriate.

To actively ensure the security of the building through regular Health and Safety Checks and the monitoring of CCTV systems.

To deal with emergency situations taking action in the event of a fire or other incidents and being responsible for calling emergency services in an appropriate manner.

To update appropriate records; i.e. inform maintenance logs and health and safety records.

To carry out the nightly duties on the cleaning rota within the building.

To work with night support worker to ensure adherence to communal living agreement signed by Service Users.

To treat clients with dignity and respect ensuring you remain calm and objective when dealing with difficult or problematic situations.

Why work with us?

•Excellent core and on-going training aligned with personal development plan
•25 days annual leave (increasing 1 day per year of service up to 30 days)
•Pension, Childcare Vouchers, Eye-care Vouchers
•Growing and forward-thinking organisation

If you wish to work with this challenging yet rewarding client group then this could be a perfect opportunity for you, please send a completed application form Penrose-Application-Form  to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

All successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhances DBS and provide employment references covering 5 years period including one from your most recent employer.

Candidates must demonstrate an understanding of the issues relating to equal opportunities in service delivery and provision and to actively promote ways of eradicating racism, sexism, and other forms of negative discrimination though the group’s policies and procedures.

 

Closing date: 22/10/2018

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