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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: 27/09/2019

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Deputy Manager – Complex Needs Supported Accommodation Services

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

Job description:

 

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

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

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

 

Your Role:

As a deputy manager you will be required to:

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

To oversee staff induction, development and supervision.

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

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

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

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

 

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

Closing date: 30/09/2019

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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: 30/09/2019

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Recovery Worker

Work Location: Hammersmith & Fulham
Salary: 22,059.86
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Working on a rota. Shifts include late and early shifts. 8am-4pm and 2pm-10pm. Weekends and evenings included also

Job description:

As a Recovery Worker, you will have responsibility for providing high quality support services in line with the Penrose Mission, Values and Strategy. The successful candidate will have experience of working with adults who are vulnerable and have multiple and complex needs. You must be willing to work flexibly, which includes weekday hours, evenings and weekend working.

 

About the role

To support Service Users to achieve their personal goals and positive outcomes by offering a flexible, recovery focused accommodation service for single homeless people with multiple needs who have experienced complex trauma. To support Service Users to establish a weekly routine, develop their life skills and become more self-reliant, so that they can improve their quality of life and move on to independent living within agreed timeframes. To work with service users and colleagues to create a Psychologically Informed Environment (PIE) that promotes health and wellbeing.

 

Key responsibilities

 

Provide key work and co-produced support planning for Service Users, with relevant interventions such as life skills support, to help successful recovery in line with Service Users’ personal goals.

Encourage Service Users to develop social networks and undertake meaningful activities to assist them to develop positive coping mechanisms and reintegrate into the wider community.

Explore resettlement options for Service Users and assist them to move on successfully to appropriate housing options.

Maintain a standard of service as required by Commissioners and Penrose to deliver a safe and effective service.

Responsible for the maintenance of a healthy, safe and psychologically informed environment that includes the security of the building, fabric and grounds.

To complete reports, including support plans, case notes and other documentation for managers as required in a timely and accurate manner.

Liaise with relevant and appropriate agencies and services to provide information, advice, support and treatment where necessary in relation to physical and mental health, substance misuse, education, employment and training, life skills and any other identified support needs.

Encourage and support Service Users to participate in the running and development of the service and activities/interventions that support self-management and independent living.

Ensure the consistent and effective implementation of the Penrose Equal Opportunities Policy and Procedures.

Participate in reflective learning sessions within the framework of a Psychologically informed Environment, team meetings and on going training and development as identified by Penrose and in on going line management and annual appraisals.

 

Why work with us?

•Excellent core and on-going training aligned with personal development plan

•25 days annual leave (increasing 1 day per year of service up to 30 days)

•Pension, Eye-care Vouchers

•Growing and forward-thinking organisation

 

If you wish to work with this challenging yet rewarding client group then this could be a perfect opportunity for you, please download and complete the application form below and send to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

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

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

 

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

Closing date: 30/09/2019

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Community Team Manager

Work Location: North London
Salary: 32,000.00
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
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.

Closing date: 12/08/2019

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