Vacancies

Women’s Programme Coordinator

Department: SIG Women’s Programme’s Lead
Work Location: Brighton & Hove
Salary: negotiable depending on experience and skills
Contract: 1 year fixed term until April 2020
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Monday -Friday 9am-5pm

Job description:

The Women’s Programme Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the delivery of the contract recently secured and funded by the Ministry of Justice; to provide gender specific interventions for women at risk of offending or with offending histories within Brighton and Hove.

As the Programme Coordinator you will support the Women’s Programme’s Lead in the development, monitoring, delivery and evaluation of the contract.

  • Experience of supporting women with multiple and complex needs in a community and/or residential setting
  • Experience of developing programmes and/or projects aimed at educating and empowering women who are survivors of trauma.
  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary capacity, including participation in group meetings
  • Operational experience of line management and the coordination of individuals, groups and service users
  • Experience of facilitating training and/or group work to both service users and staff
  • A good understanding of contract monitoring and maintaining stakeholder relationships, including financial management
  • Good understanding of IT and potential assertive technology ideas

 

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 would like to join us then please apply TODAY by sending your updated CV  to Recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk   

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.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhances DBS and provide 2 employment references including one from your most recent employer.

Closing date: 20/05/19

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Health and Social Care Solutions and Sales Manager

Department: Social Interest Group
Work Location: Social Interest Group Head Office – Highbury & Islington
Salary: £40,000 plus commission
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 9am – 5pm Monday - Friday

Job description:

 Growth Department Overview

 

It’s a simple story really. We provide health and social care solutions to take the pressure off of the NHS – we aim to grow our business and relationships with our customers. You will build an active customer relations data base and engage with NHS Health and Social care commissioners, bed managers and clinical teams and help them find the right solutions to reduce the burden and unblock beds and keep them happy.

 

Job Purpose

To visit health and social care people to promote and sell the full range of Equinox and Penrose services. At the same time you’ll deliver great customer service and represent our organisation in an honest and professional manner at all times.

 

Job Purpose

To visit health and social care people to promote and sell the full range of Equinox and Penrose services. At the same time you’ll deliver great customer service and represent our organisation in an honest and professional manner at all times.

 

Main Tasks & Overview of Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for selling our beds and domiciliary care services
  2. To identify and knock on customers’ doors to engage them in conversation identify their needs and sell the benefits of our services.
  3. Work with colleagues to ensure that all key performance targets are met.
  4. Build relationships with and hold an active portfolio of bed managers and clinical teams within:
  • NHS commissioners
  • CCGs
  • Substance misuse services
  • NHS Mental Health Trusts
  • Private sector

5. Arrange admissions or transfers of patients and service users in line with our policy and guidelines.

6. Maintain databases and websites specific to Bed management and collect and interpret data for the Head of Specialist Substance Misuse and Mental health services and other senior personnel as requested.

7. Develop own skills and knowledge and provide information to others to help their

development and the growth of the business.

8. Keep abreast of the demands on NHS Trust and needs to identify and negotiate solutions, in order to sell our services to meet them

9. Promote, monitor and maintain best practice in health safety and risk

10. Demonstrate effective time management and prioritization skills

11. Contribute to improving quality

12. Promote equality and value diversity

16. Plan, monitor and control the flow of people and/or items

17. Gather analyse and report on a range of data and information

18. Organise specific aspects of services and/or projects

 

Essential

 

  • A desire to work in a target driven sales environment.
  • Demonstrable success in establishing entirely new relationships and translating those new contacts into business opportunities
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Willing to work flexible and, where required, extra hours as required, by the job and agreed with the Sales Manager.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to gain trust and build rapport very quickly with potential customers.
  • Highly motivated and comfortable working without day to day supervision.

 

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 have a passion for sales and project management then this could be a perfect opportunity for you. If you would like to join us then please apply TODAY by sending your updated CV with covering letter on more than two sides of A4 expressing your skills and experience and how you believe they will help our organisation to Recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk   

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.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhances DBS and provide 2 employment references including one from your most recent employer.

Closing date: 23/05/2019

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Communication and Public Relationship Manager

Department: Social Interest Group
Work Location: SIG Head Office, Islington
Salary: £40,000pa
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Mon-Fri 9am – 5pm

Job description:

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

JOB TITLE:  Communication and Communication and Public Relationship Manager                      

 

REPORTS TO: Director of Development and Business Growth  

 

DIRECT REPORTS: None currently

 

ROLE PURPOSE

 

Being the Communications and Public Relationship Manger within the Social Interest Group is never boring as there is no such thing as a typical day. As the communication and public relations manager you will be working on proactive Communications and PR strategies for the Group, often in conjunction with the group Chief Executive and Director of Development and Business Growth.

Regularly analysing and reporting on what’s happening in the media is a key part of the job. You will cultivate relationships with influential print, digital and broadcast journalists or thought leaders within our sector. You will write or approve digital content for our organisation’s social media outlets, intra net, websites and regular posts, blogs or tweets. You will write or approve media releases and other press materials.

You will brief spokespeople within our organisation on communicating when public speaking, holding staff conferences and with the media. You will, be the first point of contact for media inquiries. You will directly handle the PR response to ‘crisis’ situations.

You may organise promotional events such as press conferences or open days and supervise film or multi-media productions about our organisation.

 

AUTHORITIES

 

  • Signing documents in conformity with the Authorisation Policy

 

ACCOUNTABILITIES

Combines marketing and social media management skills to architect and enhance company social media presences, including interacting with customers, promoting brand-focused interactive and engaging content, and expanding opportunities for revenue.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  1. Creates marketing and social media campaigns and strategies, including budget planning, content ideation, and implementation schedules
  2. Ensures brand consistency in marketing and social media messages by working with various services and department members, including advertising, product development, and brand management
  3. Writes content for the organisations intra net and websites
  4. Provides training and guidance to social media and marketing team members on social media implementation best practices and strategies
  5. Collects customer data and analyses interactions and visits, plus uses this information to create comprehensive reports and improve future marketing strategies and campaigns
  6. Reports progress to senior marketing management
  7. Grows and expands company social media presence into new social media platforms, plus increases presence on existing platforms including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram
  8. Researches and monitors activity of company competitors
  9. Creates and distributes engaging written or graphic content in the form of e-newsletters, web page and blog content, or social media messages

 

Other Responsibilities and Duties as Required

Other responsibilities than those described above may be required to be undertaken from time to time and will be expected to be performed to as long as it is within the capability and level of the position.

 

Person Specification

 

 

Qualifications and Experience

 

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1. Degree in Communications or Marketing Desirable X
 

Knowledge

 

 

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2. Copywriting Essential X
3. Graphic Design Essential X X
4. Experience and knowledge of Major Social Media Platforms

 

Desirable X
 

Skills and abilities

 

 

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5. Experience with Social Media Management Essential X X
6. Marketing Experience Essential X X
7. Content Creation  

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8. Data Collection and Analysis Essential X X
9. Web Design Essential X X
10. Have Attention to Detail  

Essential

X X
12. Creative Problem-Solving Skills X
13. Self-Motivated X
14.  Technology Skills X X
15. Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills X X

 

 

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 have a passion for sales and project management then this could be a perfect opportunity for you. If you would like to join us then please apply TODAY by sending your updated CV with covering letter on more than two sides of A4 expressing your skills and experience and how you believe they will help our organisation to Recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk   

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.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhances DBS and provide 2 employment references including one from your most recent employer.

Closing date: 23/05/2019

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Support Officer

Department: Synergy, Luton
Work Location: Victoria House, Victoria Street, Luton
Salary: £16,262
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Mon - Fri

Job description:

JOB PURPOSE:

To enable clients of the Synergy Floating Support service to achieve the items defined in their support plans so that they achieve full independent living in the community. To support those individuals to address the issues that are preventing them from making a full and active contribution to society.  To facilitate an exit strategy for the client by working proactively and positively with partner agencies to build a self-sustaining support network

 

The job holder will provide emotional and practical information, advice and support to address:

  • housing needs and options
  • benefits entitlements
  • employment, training and education
  • mental or physical issues and problems
  • drug and alcohol issues
  • build social, cultural, leisure and faith support networks
  • avoiding harm to self and others

The post holder will ensure that Service users are encouraged to explore and maximise their skills and choices. They will also work to build self confidence, self esteem and self reliance.

 

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Continuously demonstrate respect, dignity and support of the client group
  • Support Service Users to achieve items identified in their support plans
  • 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:

    • Support the team in delivering all aspects of support as appropriate to the individual needs of the Service User.
    • Support Service Users who self refer to complete the self referral information form
    • Undertaking tasks in the absence of the case holding Support Lead
    • Support Service Users to meet their support plan targets, including practical assistance where they have not yet developed the skills or the confidence to meet them. Help to ensure Service Users are engaged and involved with the services provided.
    • Through coaching and support, build the client’s confidence to carry out tasks for themselves, focussing on the skills that support the individual’s ability to live independently.

 

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: 14/05/2019

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Support Lead

Department: Penrose Synergy
Work Location: Luton
Salary: £20,785
Contract: 6 month Secondment
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Mon-Friday

Job description:

 

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

    • Continuously demonstrate respect, dignity and support of all service users, colleagues and external partner.
    • Undertake Triage and Assessment with potential new service users after they have been referred to Penrose Synergy.
    • Provide immediate support and crisis intervention to Priority 1 referrals
    • Create, develop and maintain support plans and risk management plans from the assessments completed.
    • Practically support service users to achieve items they have identified in their support plans.
    • Ensure all risk control measures are followed, and shared, as identified on the individuals risk assessment.
    • Ensure an appropriate level of work is completed (Priority 1) and available to a Support Officer when handed over for continuation of work with service users

 

Comply with any required standards or procedures as detailed in the Organisation’s ISO9001 QMS.

 

  • Achievement of personal KPI targets and objectives.

 

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

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:

 

  • Ensuring all individuals assigned to case load have a comprehensive assessment fully completed to a suitably high standard.
  • Create and implement support plans with Service Users with realistic and timed outcomes set by the individual.
  • Liaise with referral agencies in regards to multi-disciplinary approaches, either pre-referral or once engaged with the service.
  • To adhere to local procedures in regards to case management, including the transition from support worker to support assistant.
  • Create and maintain strong working relationships with local housing representatives including, but not limited to; Homeless Prevention Officers, Local Landlords, Housing Benefit Team, Allocations Department, Temporary Accommodation, Housing Associations, Hostels, Supported Housing Schemes, Rehab Facilities.
  • To understand and adopt the local and central organisational targets and objectives.

 

Administration

  • To complete reports, including service user’s support plans, case notes and other documentation for managers, members of the management board and other agencies, as directed by your line manager in a timely and accurate manner and in accordance with policy and procedure.
  • To follow and adhere to and ensure up to date knowledge of all Penrose’s policies, procedures and rules at all times.
  • When requested provide guidance and support to relevant colleagues, such as volunteers, students, support assistants etc…, in line with the relevant policy and procedure.

 

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 copy of your CV along with a completed application form, this can be found here Penrose-Application-Form W and submit by the closing date.

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

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

 

 

Closing date: 07/05/19

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Head of Custodial Services

Department: Penrose - Criminal Justice Services
Work Location: Head Office - Highbury & Islington – Pan-London
Salary: £45,000
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 9am-5.30pm (Mon-Fri)

Job description:

 

We are looking for a talented, passionate and ambitious Head of Custodial Services to join our Criminal Justice division and provide inspiring leadership across our work in prisons.

This role oversees our London CRC contract providing resettlement support for male prisoners across 4 establishments. Our package of support includes, but is not limited to:

  • Immediate needs assessments conducted within the first 5 days of imprisonment
  • Comprehensive resettlement plan co-produced in the final 12 weeks pre-release
  • Specialist support across a range of pathways, including education, employment, health, benefits and debt
  • Delivery of the accredited Getting it Right programme
  • Mobilisation of Through the Gate mentoring service for more vulnerable service users

 

The role will lead a multidisciplinary team of 50 staff spread across 4 London resettlement prisons; HMPs Belmarsh, Brixton, Pentonville and Wandsworth. You will directly line-manage the Cluster Service Manager, holding them accountable for delivering high performing services in each prison, whilst ensuring they are equipped with the skills and support to thrive. This role will report to the Director of Criminal Justice Services.

 

You will be responsible for contract compliance, supporting your managers to ensure they meet or exceed performance targets and achieve positive outcomes for their service users. You will be responsible for reporting our performance to our commissioners and executive team in a clear and timely fashion and taking swift action to address any areas of underperformance. You will also be required to contribute to reports to the Social Interest Group’s Board of Trustees.

 

You will be a subject matter expert in criminal justice, keeping informed of research and policy developments, assessing their impacts, identifying gaps in provision and using your expertise to develop creative solutions, strengthening and diversifying our offer. You will use your knowledge to hold your services to account, conducting regular audits, designing and implementing quality assurance frameworks, and ensuring learning and best practice is cascaded to managers and frontline staff.

 

You will support your Service Manager to make sure our services are adequately staffed, and maintain a culture of learning and development through supervisions, appraisals and continuing professional development processes. You will ensure a coaching approach to line management is implemented throughout your services and adopted by frontline staff when supporting service users.

 

The role will also be responsible for delivering each service within its budget so an understanding of financial management and budgeting processes will be necessary.

 

Knowledge of the Criminal Justice System, excellent communication skills and being able to develop strong working relationships with your teams, commissioners and other key stakeholders will be vital to the role. You will have some experience of business development and will support Penrose CJS to identify and secure new sources of income, as well as helping to position ourselves for the upcoming tenders for probation services.

 

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. You will have some previous management experience, an ability to motivate and inspire, and a keen eye for detail.

 

You must be able to meet HM Prison Service security clearance requirements to work in all categories of prison, and any offer will be subject to successfully completing the necessary vetting processes.

 

If you would like to find out more about the role, please contact Adam Moll, Director of CJS, for an informal discussion on 07805 739123 or at adam.moll@penrose.org.uk

 

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: 5th May 2019

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Community Responsible Officer

Department: Penrose Criminal Justice Services
Work Location: Ealing, West London
Salary: £22,865 rising to £25,500 after 12 months
Contract: Maternity cover with potential of extending to a permanent contract
Hours per week: 37.5hrs
Shift pattern: 9am-5.30pm

Job description:

Penrose Criminal Justice Services are recruiting for the post of Community Responsible Officer based in Ealing (maternity cover with the potential of extending to a permanent position).

 

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 each individual’s needs. CROs are trained in risk management and de-escalation 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.

 

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, Eyecare Vouchers
  • Growing and forward-thinking organisation

 

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.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhances DBS and provide 2 employment references including one from your most recent employer

 

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

 

The deadline for completed applications is Wednesday 8th May 2019, with interviews to be held on Thursday 16th March 2019.

 

Closing date: 08/05/2019

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Service Lead – Focus Project

Department: Penrose Options
Work Location: Camden
Salary: £32,070.53
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Mon-Fri 9am – 5pm

Job description:

The Service

 

Focus is a mental health recovery service, providing residential resettlement support across Lambeth. It provides 26 units of supported housing for men recovering from and still living with forensic mental health illness. Many of our service users will previously have had lengthy stays in secure hospital wards, prison or have challenged other services to the extent that they have been moved on to us to ensure that we help them remain out of hospital or prison. We work with our service users to identify risk factors that lead to a deterioration in their mental health and relapse and support them in the development of their own recovery plan. We work collaboratively with their clinical team and other organisations within the borough to help reintegration into the community. The aim of the service is to provide a safe, secure place to live and to support each person to develop and learn new skills to enable them to move on to independent living.

 

Job Purpose

 

  • Effectively coach the staff team to deliver quality driven, person centred, recovery focused and asset based support
  • Manage the residential services including housing management across the 6 sites
  • Achieve excellence in adult social service and other regulatory standards.
  • Creation and delivery of a Psychologically Informed Environment within Focus

 

Key Areas of Responsibility:

 

The Residential Service Lead will be responsible for:

  • Recruiting and retaining the best staff
  • Coaching, developing and empowering teams and individuals
  • Service delivery regarding support provided in the service that is person centred, recovery focused and asset based
  • Building positive outcome based relationships with secure units, other health care settings, adult social care, agencies, stakeholders and commissioners
  • Efficiently managing a budget and all operational performance standards required for the service
  • Identifying risk, positively managing risk and crisis resolution and management to minimise reoffending behaviour and mental health crisis.
  • Supporting the effective implementation of reflective practice, trauma informed care and Psychologically Informed Environments in mental health services
  • Implementing mental health best practice and continual improvement in service delivery
  • Taking a pro-active approach to ensuring the health and wellbeing of staff and service users including responsibility for the health and safety of the service
  • Contributing to the service governance process

 

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, Eyecare Vouchers
  • Growing and forward-thinking organisation

 

If you have a passion for Mental Health recovery and wish to work with this challenging yet rewarding client group then this could be a perfect opportunity for youIf you would like to join our budding team then please apply TODAY by sending us your updated CV to Recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk   

 

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.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhances DBS and provide 2 employment references including one from your most recent employer.

Closing date: 06/05/19

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Occupational Therapist – FIPTS, Bonham Rd

Department: Penrose Options - Forensic Intensive Psychological Treatment Service (FIPTS)
Work Location: Brixton
Salary: £30,000
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Mon-Fri 9am – 5pm

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

Working under the supervision of the service manager, and in accordance with specific organisational guidelines and protocols, the Occupational Therapist in partnership with other agencies in the Offender Personality Disorder (OPD) Pathway, will lead and provide specialist support in creating a supportive and therapeutic living environment for service users. Focussed work will be undertaken to support and enhance social integration and to develop independent living skills, which will enable service users to live fully independently.

 

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.

 

Why 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.

 

To apply for this role, please read the attached job description and send a competed application form along with your CV, to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk by the closing date.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhances DBS and provide employment references covering 5 years period including one from your most recent employer. Candidates must demonstrate an understanding of the issues relating to equal opportunities in service delivery and provision and to actively promote ways of eradicating racism, sexism, and other forms of negative discrimination though the group’s policies and procedures.

Closing date: 13/05/2019

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Penrose Care & Support Worker

Department: Penrose Community Links
Work Location: Lambeth, Lewisham boroughs
Salary: £11.43ph (inclusive holiday allowance)
Contract: 3 Month Contract
Hours per week: Guaranteed up to 18 hours per week
Shift pattern: Core Hours 7am-10pm & 5am-8pm

Job description:

 

Do you want to help someone get back on their feet? Are you able to work with diverse and sometimes challenging clients?

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?

 

If so we can offer you

  1. Competitive pay
  2. Guaranteed hours of up to 18 hours per week
  3. A contributory pension scheme
  4. On-going 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 working within a regulatory framework
  3. Ability to work independently with clients who may display behaviour that challenges and/or mental health diagnosis.
  4. Must be able to perform personal care if required.

 

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

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

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

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

Closing date: On Going

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