Recovery Worker

Work Location: Ealing
Salary: £22,865
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Job description:

Job description:

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.

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.

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 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 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 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 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: 06/01/2020

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Deputy Manager

Work Location: London
Salary: £26,699
Contract: Permanent
Job description:

JOB PURPOSE

  • To support the Service Manager in the effective operational day to day delivery of the FIPTS six bed high support male service
  • 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.

Please apply using the application form below and return to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

Closing date: 23/12/2019

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Service Manager – Supported Accommodation Services

Work Location: Hammersmith & Fulham
Salary: £36,000
Contract: Permament
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Mon - Fri

Job description:

Job description:

Equinox is recruiting an experienced and dedicated Service Manager to oversee their 25 bed accommodation based service offering support for single homeless people who have experienced complex trauma.

Based across 3 sites in Hammersmith and Fulham, Equinox support the Council’s strategy to prevent homelessness and rough sleeping by offering strength based and personalised support to those with multiple and complex needs, in psychologically informed environments.

 

About the Role:

There is now a rare opportunity for a new manager to lead the service, and build upon the service excellence that Equinox are renowned for. We are looking for a leader who is a decision maker, a listener, succinct communicator and advocate for change.

With a robust history of implementing, improving standards and steering change, you will be committed to creating an inclusive environment, which celebrates difference and allows our staff and service users to flourish.

If you have a background in mental health, complex needs, homelessness and substance misuse provision, are innovative, inspiring and visionary, and hold NVQ / Diploma level 4 in Management / Health & Social Care / Mental health or professional equivalent then we would like to hear from you. Similar service experience at manager level is essential for this role.

 

Further Information

If you feel that this role is for you, please complete an application form and return to us on recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk. Please note that we do not we do not accept CV’s for this role.

 

Closing date: 24/12/2019

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Data Support Officer

Department: Criminal Justice Services
Work Location: London
Salary: £22,865
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 9am - 5pm

Job description:

Penrose Criminal Justice Service is advertising for 2 x Data Support Officers to provide administrative support and effective performance measurement across the Custody and Community teams. One will be based predominantly at our Head Office in Islington, with some travel to other SIG services in London and one will be based predominantly at HMP Wandsworth with occasional travel to other CJS Prisons. Prison Security vetting will be required for the Data Support Officer based at HMP Wandsworth.

 

Penrose Criminal Justice Services coordinates 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.

 

We are looking for a motivated and reliable member of staff to support our Data and Performance Team to monitor the performance and outcomes of Penrose Criminal Justice Service, using Microsoft Excel and other relevant computer packages to input and collate operational data, as well as helping with general administrative tasks required within Penrose Criminal Justice Service and other services across Social Interest Group

 

All team members receive a holistic training package and Penrose is committed to the continual professional development through additional training, supervisions and appraisals.

 

Please return your completed application by email to Recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

The deadline for completed applications is Friday 27th December 2019 with interviews to be held on Friday 10th January 2020.  

Closing date: 27/12/2019

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Floating Employment, Training & Education Specialist Resettlement Worker

Department: Criminal Justice Services
Work Location: London
Salary: £27,000
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Mon - Fri - 9am - 5pm

Job description:

Penrose Criminal Justice Services are looking for someone with a passion for supporting ex-offenders into training and employment, thereby contributing to positive resettlement outcomes and a reduction in reoffending.

We are recruiting for the post of floating Education Training and Employment Specialist Resettlement Worker (ETE SRW) in London. This role will be integral to our CJS custodial and community services, helping our service users’ reintegration back into the community.

Working in partnership with the London Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC), our service supports 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 Specialist resettlement workers are trained in risk management, motivational interviewing and with a set of ongoing trainings that will be catered around the role being carried out.

We are looking for a talented and passionate individual who will lead our employability support services, including the building and maintaining our network of employers and organising our signature Job Fairs in prison and community settings.

The role will be based from our head office in Islington but will have presence on our custodial and community locations where you will be the representative for Penrose Criminal Justice Services. You will also meet with your wider Penrose team in full Penrose custodial Team meetings on a six weekly basis. All staff receive a holistic training package and Penrose is committed to continual professional development through additional training, supervisions and appraisals.

Please return your completed application by email to Recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

Closing date: 20/12/2019

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Community Team Manager

Department: Penrose
Work Location: North London
Salary: £32000
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 9am - 5pm

Job description:

Penrose Criminal Justice Services are recruiting for a Community Team Manager based in North London.

Working in partnership with the London Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC) and MTCNovo, our service supports adult males 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 de-escalation and can also initiate enforcement proceedings when necessary.

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

The role involves the remote management of a team of Responsible Officers who are based in CRC offices across North London and will therefore require travel to your teams designated offices, with 1-2 days per week spent at the Penrose Head Office in Islington, as well as some working from home.

As well as taking an active role in the management of the service, Team Managers are responsible for the support, supervision and development of a team of Responsible Officers. All team members receive a holistic training package, as part of their induction in to the role. Penrose is committed to the continual professional development of all staff through additional training, supervisions and appraisals.

Please return your completed application by email to Recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

The deadline for completed applications is Thursday 12th December 2019 with interviews to be held on Thursday 19th December 2019.  

 

Closing date: 12/12/2019

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Offender Resettlement Worker – Bank Staff

Department: Penrose
Work Location: Brixton
Salary: £10.48 per hour
Job description:

Penrose Criminal Justice Services are recruiting for the post of Bank Staff for Offender Resettlement Worker in of our London prisons. This allows for flexible working hours agreed by both parties which may lead on to full time employment.

 

Working in partnership with the London Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC) and MTCNovo, our service supports all 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 resettlement workers are trained in risk management and motivational interviewing and with a set of trainings that will be catered around the role being carried out.

 

We are looking for motivated staff who want to deliver services differently, and develop new skills in the process. The role will be based in a London prison, where you will be the representative for Penrose Criminal Justice Services. However, you will also meet with your wider Penrose team in full Penrose custodial Team meetings on a six weekly basis. All our Resettlement workers will 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.

 

Please return your completed application by email to Recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

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Psychologist – Maternity Cover

Work Location: Croydon
Salary: £38,905
Contract: Fixed Term Contract
Hours per week: 30
Job description:

Our services in Croydon provide accommodation-based step-down (High/Medium/Low/Floating) support to people referred by designated referral agencies that will allow them to address their complex support needs and prepare for independent living.

We are looking for someone to provide highly specialist psychological assessment of clients with highly complex conditions based on the appropriate use, interpretation and integration of data from a variety of sources, which may include neuropsychological testing.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for own professional practice in the delivery of highly specialist psychological care to clients with highly complex mental health conditions which may include challenging behaviours.
  • To be compassionate in meeting the needs of clients, their carers and families.
  • To promote at all times a positive image of people with mental ill health and complex needs.
  • To promote at all times a positive image of the service and Penrose.
  • In line with the banding of the post and its service context to:
  • Provide leadership in multi-disciplinary training and development, particularly in relation to the implementation of PIE across the Adult Pathway.
  • Provide leadership in service audit and development
  • Provide leadership in service evaluation and research
  • Ensure that a psychological perspective is brought to service redesign and cultural change

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

Should you be interested in this post please fill out the application form below and send to our recruitment team on 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: 30/12/2019

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Recovery Worker

Work Location: West London
Salary: £22059.86
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 7 Day Rota

Job description:

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.

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 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.

•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 on going training and development as identified by Equinox 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 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: 09/12/2019

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Forensic Recovery Team Leader

Work Location: Lewisham
Salary: From £25,750.00
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Depending on the needs of the service, i.e. 08:00 –16: 00, 9:00 -17:00 or 13:30 - 21:30 and working every other weekend

Job description:

Service description:

New Hope is a 24-hour CQC registered 13-bed residential service providing care and accommodation in the London Borough of Lewisham. The service supports male adults with a diagnosis of mental ill health, forensic history and may also have personality disorder and substance misuse issues.

 

Job description:

New Hope is looking for a highly capable, passionate and motivated individual who will be able to lead a team of 15 forensic mental health recovery workers.

 

Main Responsibilities

To work alongside the Area Service Manager in the delivery of services for people with mental illness, personality disorders or are offenders or substance /alcohol misusers or who have generic or complex support needs.

To be responsible for the day to day running of the service and services within, the management, performance of staff, apprentices and volunteers; ensuring positive outcomes for service users, commissioners and Penrose Options.

To be responsible and take accountability for enhancing the service with emphasis on keeping the service within budget, service improvement and organic growth, together with the development of a proactive culture within the service.

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

To contribute to the strategic and business plans of New Hope

To provide key work and support planning for service users and relevant interventions

Closing date: 30/11/2019

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Senior Care and Support Worker

Work Location: Mobile
Salary: £22,865
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 20 plus additional bank hours
Job description:

Penrose Senior Care & Support Worker

Lambeth, Lewisham and Camden boroughs

Penrose Community Links supports vulnerable adults in their own homes to regain confidence and rebuild their lives after being in hospital or supported living. Our clients are all different, some of them may have a mental health diagnosis, some may have a history of substance abuse, and some may have been involved in the criminal justice system. All of them need our help to lead good, happy, productive lives.

Have you got the patience, the persistence and the resilience to connect with these vulnerable adults?

Are you familiar with writing and updating of care plans and risk assessments to a CQC approved level?

If so we can offer you

  1. Competitive pay
  2. Guaranteed hours of 20 hours per week with additional bank hours available.
  3. A contributory pension scheme
  4. Ongoing training
  5. A hands on and supportive management team available throughout your shift
  6. Regular supervision
  7. A free backpack containing personal protective equipment
  8. A personal alarm and a handset for Care Plans and Care Notes, ensuring you have up to date information about your clients. 
  9. Person Specification
  1. Experience of working in partnership with service users, care managers and significant others
  2. Experience in writing person centred Care Plans and Risk Assessments

 

Please fill out the attached application form and send to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

Closing date: 16/12/2019

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Offender Resettlement Worker – Maternity Cover

Work Location: Brixton
Salary: £22,865
Contract: Fixed Term
Hours per week: 37.5
Job description:

Penrose Criminal Justice Services are recruiting for the post of Offender Resettlement Worker in of our London prisons on a fixed term contract to cover maternity leave

Working in partnership with the London Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC) and MTCNovo, our service supports all 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 resettlement workers are trained in risk management and motivational interviewing and with a set of trainings that will be catered around the role being carried out.

We are looking for motivated staff who want to deliver services differently, and develop new skills in the process. The role will be based in a London prison, where you will be the representative for Penrose Criminal Justice Services. However, you will also meet with your wider Penrose team in full Penrose custodial Team meetings on a six weekly basis. All our Resettlement workers will 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

Closing date: 30/12/2019

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Offender Resettlement Worker

Work Location: London
Salary: £22,865
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Job description:

Penrose Criminal Justice Services are recruiting for the post of Offender Resettlement Worker in of our London prisons.

 

Working in partnership with the London Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC) and MTCNovo, our service supports all 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 resettlement workers are trained in risk management and motivational interviewing and with a set of trainings that will be catered around the role being carried out.

 

We are looking for motivated staff who want to deliver services differently, and develop new skills in the process. The role will be based in a London prison, where you will be the representative for Penrose Criminal Justice Services. However, you will also meet with your wider Penrose team in full Penrose custodial Team meetings on a six weekly basis. All our Resettlement workers will 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.

 

Please return your completed application by email to Recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

Closing date: 06/12/2019

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Recovery Worker

Work Location: Brent
Salary: £22865.00
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 7 days including bank holidays early, mid and late shift

Job description:

We currently have a vacancy at our Equinox Brent Step Down Service for a Recover Worker reporting to the Team Leader. We are looking for someone to support service users to achieve their personal goals and positive outcomes, by offering a recovery based accommodation service for people with mental ill health. Support service users to identify and take positive risks, with a step-down model.

An enhanced DBS check will be carried out for the successful applicant.

Recovery Workers will be responsible for the development of Recovery Plans and liaison with Social Workers/Local Authorities/Care Coordinators. These workers also work intensively with Service Users when they are able to work towards recovery and coordinate pathways to more appropriate accommodation

  • QCF qualification or equivalent experience
  • Understanding of the principles of Key working, support planning, and risk assessment
  • Good understanding of mental health issues and the Care Program Approach.
  • Understanding of recovery focused service provision / person centred approach for people with mental issues.
  • Working knowledge of person-centred approach for people with mental issues
  • Understanding of the connection between substance misuse and mental health
  • Understanding of the importance to support Service Users with their Medication and to move towards self-medication.
  • Knowledge of regulatory frameworks for social care.

Please send applications to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

 

 

 

Closing date: 20/12/2019

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Specialist Resettlement Worker

Work Location: London
Salary: 25000
Contract: permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Job description:

Job Description

Penrose Criminal Justice Services are recruiting for the post of Specialist resettlement worker in our London prisons.

Working in partnership with the London Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC) and MTCNovo, our service supports all 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 resettlement workers are trained in risk management and motivational interviewing and with a set of trainings that will be catered around the role being carried out.

Generic Area’s of Responsibility (Not exhaustive)

  • Adopt BIONIC (Believe It Or Not I Care) ethos
  • Work directly with prison staff to facilitate resettlement planning.
  • Resolve the immediate resettlement needs directly, or indirectly by ensuring referral of resettlement needs to the correct partners including internal and external partners and confirming referral received.
  • Provide resettlement advice and signposting to all offenders.
  • If required complete a BCST 2 resettlement within 5 days of BCST1 completion, using the BCST 1 as your guide for the BCST 2
  • 12 weeks prior to release, you shall review the offender’s progress using the BCST 3 to complete a comprehensive Resettlement Plan, ensuring that all needs are met, securing outcomes and objectives.
  • Create and deliver workshops and training programmes to support the offender needs while in prison.
  • Ensure the service user is aware of who is there designated Responsible Officer within the borough and designated time of attendance and licence conditions.
  • Work with other service providers to ensure services complement existing provision within prison and in the community.
  • Deliver a resettlement service that deals with offenders’ immediate and long term resettlement needs. To ensure the offender has complete resettlement needs such as accommodation, community appointments, employment, FBD support, specialist support for cohorts, complex needs and health.
  • Resolve any immediate barriers and support needs and revisit resettlement needs at the end of the custodial period.

We are looking for motivated staff who want to deliver services differently, and develop new skills in the process. The role will be based in a London prison, where you will be the representative for Penrose Criminal Justice Services. However, you will also meet with your wider Penrose team in full Penrose custodial Team meetings on a six weekly basis. All resettlement workers 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.

There will be weekend and evening work required

Closing date: 30/12/2019

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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: 30/12/2019

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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: 30/12/19

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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: 23/12/2019

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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: 30/12/2019

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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: 18/12/19

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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: 31/12/2019

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