Prison Admin Officer

Work Location: HMP Wandsworth
Salary: £23,600
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Job description:

Penrose Criminal Justice Services are recruiting for the post of Prison Data Officer across London, with a particular focus on recruiting for positions in HMP Wandsworth.

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 within their Prisons or in their local area, as well as supporting them with any referral processes. We engage with agencies both within the Prisons and across London, tailoring a package of support to best meet each individual’s needs. Our employees are provided in-depth training package including risk management and de-escalation.

We are looking for a motivated and reliable member of staff to support the Data and Performance team to monitor and report the performance and outcomes of the Penrose Criminal Justice Services Prison Team, using Microsoft Excel and other relevant prison computer packages to input and collate operational data, as well as helping with the organisation of quarterly resettlement events for service users across the London Prisons.

Please return the attached application form by email to Recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

The deadline for completed applications is 14th of February 2020, with interviews to be held on the week commencing 17th of February 2020.

Closing date: 14/02/2020

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Peripatetic Responsible Officer – London

Work Location: London
Salary: £27,000
Contract: Fixed Tem Contract - 12 months
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 9am - 5pm

Job description:

 

Penrose Criminal Justice Services are recruiting for a Peripatetic Responsible Officer to work across London on a 12 month Fixed Term Contract. The aim of this role is to support the team by covering cases across London in instances of staff sickness, leave and/or staff vacancies.

 

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.

Experience of managing complex caseloads and statutory orders would be beneficial, as the role will be based in CRC offices across London, where you will provide frontline cover and be the representative for Penrose Criminal Justice Services. Due to the nature of the role, extensive travel and a high caseload is expected, which is reflected in a higher salary compared to a standard Responsible Officer role.

You will 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 Responsible Officers receive a holistic induction training package and Penrose is committed to continual professional development through additional training, supervisions and 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

 

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

 

To apply download the attached application form and return by email to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk by the closing date specified.

The deadline for completed applications is Wednesday 29th January 2020 with interviews to be held on Thursday 6th February 2020.     

Closing date: Wednesday 29 January 2020

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Community Responsible Officer – London

Work Location: East London
Salary: £22,865
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 based in East London.

 

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 your designated CRC office, 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.

 

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

 

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

 

To apply download the attached application form and return by email to: recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

The deadline for completed applications is Thursday 30th January 2020, with interviews to be held on Friday 7th February 2020.

 

Closing date: Thursday 30th January 2020

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Recovery Coordinator

Work Location: London
Salary: £23675.86
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Job description:

Based at a CQC registered Care Home in South East London accommodating 26 people who are alcohol dependent and have a range of personal care and support needs. We work with people who require support and alcohol treatment from a unique harm minimisation model that recognises an individual’s complex physical and mental health needs. We are committed to promoting health, wellbeing and empowerment. We work closely with mental health services, other partner agencies and carers to improve living skills, increase social inclusion, and help individuals understand and manage their mental health in order to improve their quality of life.

Main Responsibilities

  • Develop Recovery Star Plans and Risk Assessments for service users.
  • Assess referrals; provide key work, risk assessment and support planning for service users to help successful recovery towards abstinence.
  • Monitor outcomes and attend placement reviews and CPA’s for service users.
  • Will assist service users to identify possible aftercare and move on options.
  • Liaise with hospital staff, GP, Social Workers and others related to the service users care when service users are admitted into hospital.
  • Prepare high quality reports for other professionals when necessary.
  • Be responsible for the completion of documentation including benefits, capacity assessments and where necessary personal budgets.
  • Empower service users to make decisions, take positive risks and promote independence.

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

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

To apply download the attached link and return to recruitment@socialinterstgroup.org.uk

Closing date: 17/01/2020

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Recovery Worker – Croydon

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

As a Recovery worker your role is to 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.

To apply please download the Job description and Application and send to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

Closing date: 17.01.2020

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Specialist Resettlement Worker

Department: Criminal Justice
Work Location: London
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5,
Shift pattern: Mon - Thursday 8:30 - 4:30pm and Fri 8:30am - 1:30pm

Job description:

Penrose Criminal Justice Services are recruiting for the post of Specialist 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 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.

 

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

Closing date: 24/01/2020

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Criminal Justice Offender Resettlement Worker

Work Location: London
Salary: £23600.00
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Mon-Thurs - 8:30am - 4:40pm, Friday - 8:30am - 1:30pm

Job description:

Penrose Criminal Justice Services are recruiting for the post for Offender 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.

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 complete the attached application form and return to recruitment@socialinterstgroup.org.uk

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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: 24/02/2020

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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.   

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: 17/02/2020

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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: 29/01/2020

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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: 27.01.2020

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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: 26/01/2020

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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: 28/01/2020

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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: 26/01/2020

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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: 27.01.2020

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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: 24/02/2020

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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: 24.02.2020

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