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Job title
Night Support Manager
Work location
Lewisham and Redbridge
£29,000 per annum
Hours per week
Shift pattern
Rota basis covering 9:00pm to 8.30am (includes weekends)
Closing date
18 October 2020 - closed
Documents to download
OPD Night Support Manager JD 2020 SIG Application Form 2020

Job description

Recruitment closed

SIG Penrose is looking for a talented and passionate Night Support Manager to join our services supporting people with personality disorders to resettle in the community and lead happy, healthy lives, free from crime. The Night Support Manager will provide leadership and management of the night staff team delivering the Offender Personality Disorder Housing and Support Service and ensure provision of robust risk management, sharing information with full staff team, probation and other partners to help keep your service users safe.

As part of the Offender Personality Disorder (OPD) pathway, SIG Penrose will provide supported accommodation for 12 men and 4 women across three residential sites in Lambeth, Lewisham and Redbridge, with this role being based either in Lewisham or Redbridge, where you will be included on the duty rota. Travel between both sites will be required to carry out line management responsibilities to night staff.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference supporting some of the most complex people in the criminal justice system and helping make communities safer. We are looking for an experienced individual with the motivation and commitment to support staff and service users to achieve their goals. You will have a passion for working with people with experience of the criminal justice system and/or with other marginalised groups, and a belief that everyone can turn their life around regardless of past or present circumstances.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To provide managerial oversight for night staff across two residential sites for service users with Personality Disorders, ensuring night staff deliver the highest possible standards of support and risk management
  • To provide excellent management of the night staff team, embodying the values of the organisation
  • Support the development of a coaching environment that supports all staff to fulfil their potential, ensuring all staff receive adequate training and supervision
  • To be compassionate in meeting the needs of service users, their carers and families, and to promote at all times, a positive image of people with personality disorder, mental ill health and complex needs.
  • To ensure both sites are adequately staffed at night.
  • Embrace and encourage multi-disciplinary training and development, particularly in relation to the implementation of PIE and Enabling Environments.
  • To work with Pathway and external partners, agencies and commissioners including HM Prison Service, National Probation Service, MAPPA, NHS Trusts and other community based supporting agencies to protect the public and achieve the desired outcomes for the service user.

Experience Required:

  • NVQ / Diploma level 3 in Management / Health & Social Care / Mental health or professional equivalent.
  • Experience of working in reintegration and rehabilitation services or similar services
  • An understanding of the needs of offenders who may also have a mental health or substance misuse problems
  • Experience of working with Men with Personality Disorder, complex needs and challenging behaviour
  • Ability to provide clear leadership and management to a team
  • Able to engage with vulnerable people and work effectively in highly distressing and challenging circumstances
  • Respects and has awareness of the advantages of joint working with other experienced professionals in a multidisciplinary setting
  • Committed to continual quality and service improvement

If you are interested in the post, please download the Job description and Application form below and send it to our Recruitment Team before the advertised closing date: recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk.

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