STEPS Mental Health Discharge Worker

Work Location: Luton
Salary: £20,785
Contract: 5 months
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 9am-5pm Mon-Friday

Job description:

To ensure individuals who are admitted to the Luton based mental health wards are assessed for their housing need and will be discharged to suitable and secure accommodation.  To provide pathways, support and appropriate interventions to enable successful resettlements.  Work with external partner agencies to ensure the relevant support and care is in place for the individuals at point of discharge.  Work with the ward teams to create and maintain the beginning of a clear pathway to independence throughout their stay on the ward and their discharge.

 

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Continuously demonstrate respect, dignity and support of the client group.
  • Support Service Users to achieve items identified in their support plans.
  • Ensure all risk control measures are followed as identified on the individuals risk assessment.
  • Comply with any required standards or procedures as detailed in the Organisation’s ISO9001 QMS.
  • Achievement of KPI targets and objectives.

 

 KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES

The post holder will be required to demonstrate strengths in all the indicators set out in the relevant competency requirements. More specifically, the post holder will:

 

  • Ensure all individuals admitted to the wards are assessed within 48 hours.
  • Create and implement support plans with realistic and timed outcomes.
  • Work with ward staff to ensure that a full understanding of the service user’s circumstances and support needs are gathered so a suitable discharge can be sought.

To apply please download the Job description and Application form below. Once completed return to: recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

Closing date: 16/10/2019

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Nurse Team Leader – Residential Detoxification

Work Location: London, SE11
Salary: £37,570
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Mon-Fri 08:30 – 16:30 (some weekend and evening work may be necessary)

Job description:

Contribute to the management of Brook Drive and the provision of a responsive and high quality service. Provide effective support and supervision for nursing staff in order to achieve full contract and regulatory compliance and deliver an effective, recovery-focused service.

Main Responsibility

Working with the service manager, doctors and the operational team, coordinate the safe, effective and efficient management of service users’ journeys from referral through admission to successful completion of detox/stabilisation from a clinical perspective

Provide effective support and supervision to the staff team to ensure that the performance standards and policies and procedures are fully implemented

Maintain up to date knowledge of best practice and legal requirements in relation to the provision of recovery focused residential detoxification services

Contribute to the strategic and business plans of Equinox.

 

To apply please download full Job Description and application form below and return to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

Closing date: 20/10/19

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Recovery Team Leader – Residential Detoxification

Work Location: London, SE11
Salary: £30,237
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Mon-Fri 08:30 – 16:30 (some weekend and evening work may be necessary)

Job description:

Equinox Brook Drive is looking for a highly capable and motivated individual who will be able to lead a team of recovery workers to carry out the day to day running of a busy 26 bed residential drug and alcohol detox unit. If you are dynamic and driven with an attention to detail, ability to problem solve and can think strategically then this could be the perfect role for you.

Equinox offers hope without exclusion to marginalised people that have a range of needs, including mental health problems, alcohol & drug dependence, and homelessness.

Main Responsibilities

Support the implementation of the operational programme for the Brook Drive Service, ensuring that contract requirements and all quality and regulatory standards are met

Provide effective support and supervision to the staff team to ensure that the performance standards, policies and procedures are fully implemented

Contribute to the strategic and business plans of Equinox

Provide key work and support planning for service users and relevant interventions

 

To apply please download full Job Description and application form below and return to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

Closing date: 20/10/19

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Forensic Recovery Practitioner

Work Location: Brixton, Lambeth
Salary: £22,865
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Rota Weekdays/Weekends

Job description:

Because of the nature of the duties of this post, it is an occupational requirement that the post holder is female and the post is therefore exempt from the provisions of the Equality Act 2010 in terms of Schedule 9, Part 1, and Paragraph 1 of that Act.

 

JOB PURPOSE

The post holder will work as an integral member of the Penrose FIPTS Residential Team; they will work in collaboration with our partners within the Offender Personality Disorder (OPD) Pathway to support Female Service users within a High Support residential setting as well in the community to maintain their accommodation, adjust to life outside of prison or secure units, support them to embrace the opportunities available to them, make appropriate and life affirming choices and to manage their mental health and wellbeing.

The post holder will also support the operational delivery of a Well Being Hub for Women located on the ground floor of the building. This will include working closely with the Occupational Therapist and partner agencies to support the delivery of complementary therapies, host activity groups, deliver 1:1 support for developing living skills, and creating a welcoming and safe space for Women from within the Pathway to come and get support.

This post is based within a Four Bed High Support Female Unit

 

Closing date: 16/10/2019

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Deputy Manager – FIPTS, Bonham

Work Location: London
Salary: £26,699
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Rota

Job description:

Because of the nature of the duties of this post, it is an occupational requirement that the post holder is female and the post is therefore exempt from the provisions of the Equality Act 2010 in terms of Schedule 9, Part 1, and Paragraph 1 of that Act.

 

JOB PURPOSE

  • To support the Service Manager and Occupational Therapist in the effective operational day to day delivery of the FIPTS four Bed High Support Women service
  • To oversee the operational delivery of the Well Being Hub for Women with Personality Disorder
  • To oversee staff induction, development and supervision
  • To coordinate referrals
  • To support staff to deliver quality and timely support to service users
  • To provide excellent management of the teams within their area of responsibility, through embodying the values of the organisation

SERVICE PURPOSE

The Offender Personality Disorder (OPD) Pathway is a jointly commissioned, designed, delivered and co-financed pathway of services for offenders who are high risk, and likely to satisfy the diagnosis of ‘personality disorder’.  The joint responsibility is between NHS England and Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service.

Housing and Accommodation Services (HASS) have been designed to support the OPD Pathway. Penrose, Forensic Intensive Psychological Treatment Service (FIPTS), will as part of HASS, provide specialist housing and accommodation support to offenders meeting specific criteria thereby facilitating their eventual move on to fully independent living in the community.

To apply please download full Job Description and application form below and return to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

Closing date: 15/10/2019

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Community Responsible Officer

Work Location: Romford, Southwark, Barnet, Wandsworth & Merton
Salary: £22 865 rising to £25 500 after one year in service
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 9am-5pm

Job description:

Penrose Criminal Justice Services are recruiting for the post of Community Responsible Officer across London, with a particular focus on recruiting for positions in Romford, Wandsworth & Merton, Barnet and Southwark.

 

Working in partnership with the London Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC) and MTCNovo, our service supports low risk adult males who are sentenced to a custodial order 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 Responsible Officers are trained in risk management and are also required to initiate enforcement proceedings when necessary.

 

We are looking for motivated staff who want to deliver services differently, and develop new skills in the process. The role will be based predominantly in designated CRC offices, where you will be the representative for Penrose Criminal Justice Services. However, you will also meet with your Team Manager and local Penrose team fortnightly, as well as attending full Penrose CJS Community Team meetings on a six weekly basis. All CROs receive a holistic training package before they are able to manage a caseload of service users, and Penrose is committed to continual professional development through additional training, supervisions and appraisals.

To apply please download the Job description and Application form below. Once completed return to: recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk 

 

The deadline for completed applications is Friday 4th October, with interviews to be held on Thursday 17th October.

Closing date: 01/11/2019

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Registered General Nurse

Salary: £32,000
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 5 Days a week on a 7.5hrs a day

Job description:

Equinox Care provides support, care and recovery services to people who have a range of complex needs such as substance misuse and mental health issues.

We operate across the South East of England, providing a range of different services that concentrate on assisting our service users to re-engage with the communities around them and to find effective strategies for dealing with the challenges facing them in their lives. These services include detoxification services, supported housing, outreach and street engagement.

Equinox is also active in the criminal justice system. We work on the basis that this is often the place to find people who are ready to engage with recovery, whatever form that may take for them.

 

ROLE PURPOSE

The role of the general nurse will be to contribute to the management of Aspinden Wood and the provision of a responsive and high quality supported living service. Provide effective support and supervision for staff in order to achieve full contract and regulatory compliance and deliver an effective, recovery-focused stabilisation service. In conjunction with care coordinators and the service user’s doctors, manage the clinical aspects of the physical and mental health of the residents.

  • Develop service provision, to ensure best practice
  • Work in close conjunction with the other agencies
  • Promote the Service through participation of inter-agency working
  • Maintain close links and good relationships with local community groups and representatives ensuring that the local community has a good understanding of the purpose and workings of the Service

 

To apply please download the Job description and Application form below. Once completed return to: recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

Closing date: 04/10/2019

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Service Manager

Work Location: London - Ealing
Salary: £34,000
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Mon – Fri 9-5 (some evening and weekend work may be required)

Job description:

Equinox Care provides support, care and recovery services to people who have a range of complex needs such as substance misuse and mental health issues.

We operate across the South East of England, providing a range of different services that concentrate on assisting our service users to re-engage with the communities around them and to find effective strategies for dealing with the challenges facing them in their lives. These services include detoxification services, supported housing, outreach and street engagement.

Equinox is also active in the criminal justice system. We work on the basis that this is often the place to find people who are ready to engage with recovery, whatever form that may take for them.

Your Role:

To effectively coach the staff team to deliver quality driven, person centred, recovery focused and asset based support
To manage the residential services including housing management across the 2 sites
To achieve excellence in regulatory standards.
To continue development and delivery of a Psychologically Informed Environment

 

To apply please download the Job description and Application form below. Once completed return to: recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

 

Closing date: 18/10/19

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Housing and Resettlement Support Worker

Work Location: Bedford
Salary: £20,579
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Monday - Friday (9am - 5pm)

Job description:

Penrose provide residential and non-residential services for those who would benefit from more intense support to regain choice and control, recover or rehabilitate.

Your Role:

As a Housing & Resettlement Support Worker post to successfully motivate and inspire Service Users to learn new skills, build in confidence and take positive risk that enables them to move on successfully.  Provide pathways, support and appropriate interventions to enable successful move on and resettlements and access to meaningful activities and ultimately employment.  Work with external partners, agencies and commissioners to achieve the desired outcomes of the residents and of the service providing safe environments to achieve this.

To apply for the following role please download the Job Description and Application form below and email to: Recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

 

 

 

 

Closing date: 28/11/2019

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Deputy Manager – Complex Needs Supported Accommodation Services

Work Location: London (required to travel within London)
Salary: £27,000
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm with evening flexibility depending on need of the service

Job description:

 

Equinox Care provides support, care and recovery services to people who have a range of complex needs such as substance misuse and mental health issues.

We operate across the South East of England, providing a range of different services that concentrate on assisting our service users to re-engage with the communities around them and to find effective strategies for dealing with the challenges facing them in their lives. These services include detoxification services, supported housing, outreach and street engagement.

Equinox is also active in the criminal justice system. We work on the basis that this is often the place to find people who are ready to engage with recovery, whatever form that may take for them.

 

Your Role:

As a deputy manager you will be required to:

To support the Service Manager in the effective operational day to day delivery of the service.

To oversee staff induction, development and supervision.

To coordinate referrals and support staff to deliver quality and timely support to service users.

To provide excellent management of the teams within their area of responsibility, through embodying the values of the organisation.

To support the development of a coaching culture that empowers staff and service users to achieve their goals.

To support the development of psychologically Informed Environments (PIE).

 

To apply please download the Job description and Application form below. Once completed return to: recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

Closing date: 30/09/2019

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Wraparound Plus Programme Developer and Facilitator

Work Location: Head Office, Islington and North/North East London CRC Offices
Salary: £30,000 pa
Contract: 12 months Fixed Term
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 9am-5pm

Job description:

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented and passionate programme developer and facilitator to join our Criminal Justice team and work with us to design and pilot an innovative group-work programme supporting men to fulfil their potential and break the cycle of reoffending.

Adopting a strength-based approach rooted in desistance theory, and deploying techniques to suit a range of learning styles, you will co-design and deliver a programme that will support men on probation supervision to address issues around emotional management, understand their own choice and control, gain confidence and self-awareness, and live happier, healthier lives, free of crime. Delivering excellent outcomes, you will utilise, enhance and further develop our workshop programme in order to promote recovery and desistance from offending. .

Working in partnership with the London Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC) and MTCNovo, our service supports adult males leaving prison, 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 individual client need.

Your Role:

The role will be based predominantly in designated London CRC offices located in North and North East London Boroughs, where you will be the representing Penrose Criminal Justice Services. You will also be expected to attend full Penrose CJS Community Team meetings on a six-weekly basis.

The Wraparound Plus Lead will also receive a holistic training package as part of their induction and Penrose is committed to continual professional development through additional training, supervisions and appraisals.

The role will work alongside Responsible Officers and Probation Officers located within London CRC offices across London.

Duties:

  • Organise and facilitate groups
  • Enhance and further develop our programme and workshops
  • Communicate with potential referrers and participants pre-group to give programme information and support.
  • Receive, document, assess and co-ordinate all referrals for groups
  • Consult with participants, referrers and manager to monitor service delivery
  • Support volunteer facilitators (peer inspiration and learning) during lifetime of contract
  • Organise regular meetings/forums for current, past and potential participants, continuing peer support and to monitor longer term outcomes
  • Support training of volunteers and Responsible Officers
  • Deliver awareness raising of the Wraparound Workshop at Team meetings across London CRC.

Strong experience of developing and facilitating group work programmes, preferably in criminal justice settings, will be vital to this role. Excellent communication skills and being able to develop strong working relationships will also be crucial. Some understanding of probation and/or community sentencing is preferable.

 

Closing date: 31/10/2019

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Recovery Worker – Hove, Brighton

Work Location: Brighton - Hove
Salary: £20,059.86
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Working on a rota. Shifts include late and early shifts. 8am-4pm and 2pm-10pm. Weekends and evenings included also.

Job description:

SERVICE DETAILS:

Brighton Women’s Service is a brand new service launching on 1st November 2017. The project is residential and will provide 12 high / complex needs beds and 8 medium and lower needs beds. The service will have 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.

Experience

  • Experience of working in a supported living environment.
  • Experience of delivering person centred and recovery focused services to Service Users with mental health support needs, including complex needs.
  • Experience of developing and interpreting recovery plans and risk assessments.
  • Experience of working with other agencies and support services to achieve the best outcomes for Service Users.
  • Experience and understanding of the Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults
  • Experience and understanding of Women specific support services would be a distinct advantage.

Qualities and Behaviours

  • Ability to build effective working relationships across multiple teams both inside and outside the organisation. Be able to sustain these through sometimes complex situations.
  • Service orientated. Motivated to deliver a high quality service and have the ability to enthuse others to deliver their best.
  • Responsible. Have an appropriate balance between being responsive to the needs of people and managing within the framework of the organisation’s objectives.
  • Calm and pragmatic. The Recovery Worker will need to deal with conflicting interests of needs, resources and\or time so needs an ability to remain calm and retain a sense of key priorities when under pressure.
  • Good problem solver and willingness to demonstrate flexibility
  • Well-developed Organisational Skills and the ability to see the bigger picture.
  • Forward-thinker interested in continual improvement.

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.

To apply please download the application below and return by email to Recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

Please note that this job description is subject to change (following consultation) depending on the needs of the organisation

Closing date: 30/09/2019

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Residential Detox Nurse – Brook Drive

Work Location: London SE11
Hours per week: 22 or 37.5
Shift pattern: Day & Night shifts

Job description:

You will work as part of the medical team to empower our patients to gain the best life chances during and after their stay at Brook Drive. Alongside their day to day involvement in the medical detoxification of the patients, you would also be integral to the development and delivery of one to one and group work sessions, focussing on health, wellbeing and relationships.

The role would work in partnership with our in-house psycho-social team to ensure that each individual is facilitated to undergo this integral part of their recovery journey in their own unique way to the best of their ability.

Main Responsibility

  • Implement the service’s policies and procedures in order to deliver the successful medical detox from alcohol + substances.
  • Provide key work and support planning for service users to help successful completion of their detoxification programme.
  • Provide appropriate nursing and psychosocial interventions, including group work programme, administering medication and supervising the physical withdrawal of service users within appropriate clinical governance frameworks.
  • To maintain an environment whereby service users are given choice and involved as much as possible in their treatment and service provision.
  • Assist service users to identify their aftercare options and liaise with Care Managers to ensure that service users have appropriate arrangements in place.
  • Monitor service users’ health care and wellbeing needs throughout the detoxification process, arranging referrals to GP and/or providing personal care interventions as required.
  • Maintain a standard of care as required by Purchasers, CQC and Equinox in order to deliver a safe and effective service.

Experience

  • Tier 4 treatment service provision
  • Recovery focused service provision
  • Experience of providing a detoxification service to people with substance misuse problems
  • Experience of providing a group work programme to service users.
  • Support planning, key-working and risk assessment + risk planning / actions

Knowledge/Qualifications

  • First level RN qualification
  • Up to date certification in anaphylaxis, inoculations, First Aid & CPR
  • Knowledge of CQC outcomes framework
  • Knowledge of relevant NICE and DoH guidance and protocols
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Knowledge of regulatory frameworks for social care and treatment

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: £30,791.00 /year

Closing date: 31/10/2019

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Criminal Justice Services Team Supervisor

Work Location: London
Salary: 27500
Contract: Full time – Fixed Term until September 2020
Hours per week: 37.5
Job description:

THE ROLE

To successfully reduce reoffending, rehabilitate and reintegrate offenders back into the community.

To effectively manage and motivate a team of Offender Resettlement Workers, Specialist Resettlement workers, Team Supervisors and Data Officers.

To co-ordinate and ensure delivery of the “Getting It Right” resettlement programme within the prison setting.

To ensure that each offender is effectively case managed and has a cohesive resettlement plan (BCST2) generated from the basic custody screening part 1.  

To ensure that BCST 3 reviews are completed for every offender within 12 weeks of release from custody.  

To ensure that your service provides pathways, support and appropriate interventions to enable successful resettlement for all prisoners in both a group and on a 1-1 basis.

Work with internal and external partners, agencies and commissioners including HM Prison and Probation Service, Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRCs) and the National Probation Service to achieve the desired outcomes and KPI’s for the service.

The ability to develop excellent internal and external relationships is essential to this role.

 

SERVICE DETAILS:

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

Penrose provide resettlement support and outcomes to Offenders in custody. The service is designed to deliver interventions including the accredited Getting It Right programme and supporting journal in order to generate a cohesive resettlement plan for offenders post release from custody. The service will cover, release planning, employability, social support, treatment continuity, and housing as a minimum.

You will be responsible for oversight of the targets set by Penrose in partnership with MTC Novo and the London CRC and also developing strategies and policies. One of the key targets will be ensuring that your team are delivering positive outcomes to reduce reoffending rates. The ability to work within a custodial setting and to be able to develop excellent working relationships with other partner agencies is vital to this role. It is essential that you are able to meet prison clearance requirements to undertake this role.

 

Closing date: 30/09/2019

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Group Clinical Lead

Work Location: London SE11
Salary: 45,000.00
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Job description:

The Social Interest Group is made up of charities who are experts in working with adults who have the most complex and chaotic lives; enabling and empowering them with the skills and resilience to live healthy and fulfilled lives. We are ambitious and creative and persistent in the way we work ensuring we achieve high impact outcomes in all we do.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, knowledgeable and driven Specialist Lead to oversee the clinical aspect of our services.  This post is a key role – using your skills and experience you will our models of delivery, shape our strategy as well as define and promote best practice.

You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your specialist knowledge as well as your coaching and empowering people skills.

 

JOB PURPOSE AND BACKGROUND:

The Social Interest Group’s aim is to improve the quality of life of our service users, building confidence and skills to allow them to live independently while playing an active role in their communities. We view all our service users as individuals with specific needs, treating them with respect and dignity, and focusing on achieving real results.

This role is responsible for:

Developing a Health Strategy for the group

Provide clinical oversight to the relevant aspects of our services

Providing strategic and senior operational leadership and knowledge for clinical delivery within the group, developing our expertise to lead the field in innovative practice and high professional standards

Ensuring a high level of in-house technical expertise and understanding as regards clinical health care across all staff tiers.

Building, developing and maintaining key business, strategic and partnership relationships

Ensuring our clinical offer is in compliance with appropriate statutory regulation and professional bodies

Establishing evidence to confirm that the Clinical and health service offer within the group is having a direct impact on better outcomes for customers and enabling better partnership working with key stakeholders

 

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

To assist in developing any new polices / procedures required linked to our clinical and health strategy

To lead and supervise on the clinical work of the Service Managers as required

To ensure best practice across clinical service delivery in alignment with NICE Guidelines

To co-ordinate and facilitate Reflective Case Management and how the group shares learning from this

To participate in the auditing of services

To assist with the recruitment of clinical and other health staff for the group

To keep oversight of and provide direction on the management of the interface with clinicians

To lead on research initiatives to evidence the effectiveness of our clinical offer that will provide on-going evaluations and review for the group

To ensure awareness and understanding of policy development and change within legislation to ensure the group keeps abreast of any regulatory/practice change

EXPERTISE

Maintain an up-to-date level of clinical knowledge through continuous development and / or training

Maintain a key understanding of the correlation between physical health, mental health and substance misuse and align our in-house offer to include this agenda

EXPERIENCE

Skilled practitioner in their field with knowledge / understanding of the sector

Has recent management experience in delivering excellent clinical services in the statutory, voluntary or third sector

Has a proven track record identify and deliver new practice models

Experience of use of flexible, responsive management styles to elicit performance and motivate, support and direct clinical staff

A history of building and maintaining relationships, internally and externally, through effective communication skills

Ability to plan and prioritise resources, to effectively meet Corporate / role objectives

KNOWLEDGE

Extensive knowledge of current legislation and best practice in clinical provision, and the ability to use this knowledge to enhance the offer to service users and staff

Understand the commercial offer that underpins contracted services

Knowledge of the regulatory framework for health registered CQC provision

 

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Excellent verbal skills (face-to-face and public speaking) and written communication skills

An ability to represent the organisation and influence key decision makers

An ability to inspire and lead programmes of change from inception to completion

A strong team working ethic and fundamentally accepts and owns the ethos and values of the Social Interest Group

 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

Essential – Professional Clinical Qualification- Specialist RMN/NMP, or equivalent

 

DECISION MAKING ACCOUNTABILITY

Clinical governance, Safety and Quality of specialist interventions and Innovative practice

 

OTHER DUTIES

Ensure that responsibilities for Health & Safety are properly understood and discharged as defined in the group’s Health & Safety Policy and that Health & Safety concerns are promptly and clearly communicated to the appropriate people.

Comply fully with the group’s policies and procedures including the standing orders and financial regulations.

Comply with the Equal Opportunities and Diversity Policy

Comply with GDPR

Carry out any other reasonable duties as required

Other:

You will be required to work some early morning, late evenings, or at the weekends to deliver project objectives

The key tasks listed above are only an indication of the main tasks required to be performed. It is not an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities and may be subject to amendment to take account of changing circumstances. Any changes will be made following discussion with the role holder. The role holder will need to ensure they remain co-operative and flexible undertaking all tasks as required in line with the Group’s values, policies/procedures and regulations

 

Closing date: 28/10/19

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Recovery Worker – Croydon

Work Location: Croydon
Salary: £22,865
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 8am – 8pm 3 days on 3 days off rotating

Job description:

Provide a supportive, responsive and effective service to the service users ensuring that they remain safe and well and are supported

Work with service users towards their recovery by encouraging them to stay safe and support them to develop a healthy routine.

 

Main Responsibilities:

Implement the service’s policies and procedures in order to deliver the overall programme using a recovery focused approach.

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.

Maintain a standard of service as required by Commissioners and Penroseto 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.

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.

 

 

Closing date: 18/10/2019

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Recovery Worker

Work Location: Hammersmith & Fulham
Salary: 22,059.86
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Rota

Job description:

As a Recovery Worker, you will have responsibility for providing high quality support services in line with the Penrose 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.

 

About the role

To support Service Users to achieve their personal goals and positive outcomes by offering a flexible, recovery focused accommodation service for single homeless people with multiple needs who have experienced complex trauma. To support Service Users to establish a weekly routine, develop their life skills and become more self-reliant, so that they can improve their quality of life and 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.

 

Key responsibilities

 

Provide key work and co-produced 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 Penrose 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.

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 Penrose Equal Opportunities Policy and Procedures.

Participate in reflective learning sessions within the framework of a Psychologically informed Environment, team meetings and on going training and development as identified by Penrose and in on going line 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, 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 download and complete the application form below 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: 7/10/2019

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