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Recovery Worker – Southampton Way

Work Location: Southampton Way, London
Salary: £22,865.00
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Job description:

As a Recovery worker your role is 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. 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.

 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Implement the service’s policies and procedures in order to deliver the overall programme using a recovery focused approach.
  • Provide key work, risk assessment and support planning for service users to help successful recovery focused achievement of their personal goals.
  • Deliver life skills training and support to prepare service users for successful independent living.
  • Encourage service users to establish social networks and undertake meaningful activities to assist them to develop positive coping mechanisms and to socially integrate.
  • Develop resettlement options for service users and assist them to successfully move on to a more appropriate long term housing option.

 

Benefits of working with us:

  • Excellent core and on-going training aligned with personal development plan
  • Access to employee assistance programme
  • Medi-cash which includes the following:
  • Discount gym membership
  • Routine eye tests, glasses and contact lenses
  • Dental treatment via NHS or Private
  • Physiotherapy, Indian Head Massage and a range of other therapies
  • 25 days holiday increasing to 26 days after 2 years and increasing 1 day per year up to 30 days annual leave
  • Life Assurance

We can only accept completed application forms for this post. If you are interest in the post please download the Job description and Application form below and send it to our Recruitment Team: recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk.

Closing date: 30/04/2020

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Recovery Worker – Brighton and Hove

Work Location: Hove
Salary: £20,059.86
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 7 Days

Job description:

Job description:

Brighton Women’s Service launched in January 2018 and is a female-only residential project providing 9 high/complex needs beds and 9 medium needs beds. The service has a trauma informed approach using a PIE model. 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.

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.

Why work for us?

  • Access to our employee assistance programme
  • Medi-cash, a private healthcare scheme which includes:
  • Packages for acute and chronic coverage
  • Alternative therapy treatments
  • Discount gym membership
  • Routine eye tests, glasses and contact lenses
  • Dental treatment via NHS or Private
  • Physiotherapy, Indian Head Massage and a range of other therapies
  • 25 days annual leave, increasing to 26 days after 2 years employment and thereafter by 1 day per additional year of employment up to a max of 30 days annual leave.
  • Life Assurance

To apply for this role please complete the application form which can be found below and returned to us at recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

Closing date: 05/04/2020

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Assistant Recovery Worker

Work Location: Southwark
Salary: £20,039.86
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Monday to Sunday

Job description:

About the service

Equinox  provides supported accommodation and a recovery approach resettlement programme for adult males with enduring mental health support needs.  We support our service users to maximize their independence and work towards moving on.

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.

Purpose of Role

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 into the community.  The main aim is for our service users to lead more fulfilling lives.

Main Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting Recovery workers to Implement the service’s policies and procedures in order to deliver the overall operational programme using a recovery focused approach
  • Link working with Recovery workers around key work, risk assessment and support planning for service users to help successful recovery focused achievement of their personal goals.
  • Deliver life skills training and support to prepare service users for successful independent living.
  • Encourage service users to establish social networks and undertake meaningful activities to assist them to develop positive coping mechanisms and to socially integrate.
  • Develop resettlement options for service users and assist them to successfully move on to a more appropriate long term housing option
  • Maintain a standard of service as required by the Commissioners and Equinox in order to deliver a safe and effective service and contribute to the achievement of excellent outcomes as defined Southwark Clinical Commissioning Group in all  aspects of service delivery
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Experience of working in supported living setting
  • Experience of working with people with mental ill health
  • Recovery focused service provision
  • Understanding Key working, Mental Health Recovery Star and risk assessment
  • QCF or equivalent
  • Knowledge of the Personalisation & Recovery Agenda
  • Knowledge of working in supported living setting
  • Knowledge of recovery focused service provision
  • Knowledge of Key working, support planning, Needs and risk assessment

Benefits of working with us:

  • Excellent core and on-going training aligned with personal development plan
  • Access to employee assistance programme
  • Medi-cash which includes the following:
  • Discount gym membership
  • Routine eye tests, glasses and contact lenses
  • Dental treatment via NHS or Private
  • Physiotherapy, Indian Head Massage and a range of other therapies
  • 25 days holiday increasing to 26 days after 2 years and increasing 1 day per year up to 30 days annual leave
  • Life Assurance
Please note we will only accepted completed application forms for this role.  Should you be interest in this role please complete the attached application form and return to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk
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Personal Health and Wellbeing Practitioner

Work Location: Brent
Salary: £22,865.00
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Job description:

Within our Brent Equinox Services we have opportunities for staff to work in a new area of delivery, supporting people in our Supported Living Mental Health service.

We are seeking passionate, caring, understanding applicants that can work in a challenging but rewarding environment.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • The development of Personal Care Plans, Recovery stars and Risk Assessments
  • Monitor any changes in behaviour and use appropriate interventions and support
  • Planning and participating in meaningful activities with Service Users to promote their health and wellbeing, positive engagement levels and helping them to live happier, healthier lives.
  • Deliver group work, psychological and mental health/ substance misuse interventions
  • Provide person centred practical and emotional support, and practical therapeutic interventions for service users.
  • Implement the service’s policies and procedures in order to deliver the overall operational programme. Perform and/or assist services users to perform basic personal care tasks as outlined in the service users personal care plan and recovery star, ensuring that they are supported to self direct the care and support offered
  • Practitioners will encourage service users to make choices about their care and support and ensure that these are communicated to care coordinators, care managers and others involved in the care of the service users.

 

What we are looking for in the successful candidate:

  • Experience of providing responsive personal care and support to individuals with complex needs
  • Experience of monitoring/supporting service users taking medication
  • Experience of progressive service user provision both in substance misuse and mental health.
  • Experience of promoting diversity, dignity and equality.
  • Experience of providing responsive personal care and support to individuals with complex needs
  • Experience of monitoring/supporting service users taking medication
  • Experience of progressive service user provision both in substance misuse and mental health.
  • Experience of promoting diversity, dignity and equality

 

Why work for us:

  • Excellent core and on-going training aligned with personal development plan
  • Access to employee assistance programme
  • Medi-cash which includes the following:
  • Discount gym membership
  • Routine eye tests, glasses and contact lenses
  • Dental treatment via NHS or Private
  • Physiotherapy, Indian Head Massage and a range of other therapies
  • 25 days holiday increasing to 26 days after 2 years and increasing 1 day per year up to 30 days annual leave
  • Life Assurance

 

Closing date: 30/04/2020

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Recovery Worker – Hammersmith & Fulham

Work Location: Hammersmith and Fulham
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: 07/04/2020

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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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Registered General Nurse

Work Location: Bermondsey, London
Salary: £32,000
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 5 Days a week / 7.5 hours per 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 a 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: 30/04/2020

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Residential Detox Nurse (x3)

Work Location: London, SE11
Salary: £30,791.00 (Pro rata for part-time)
Contract: Permanent
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 Responsibilities

  • 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

 

Salary: £30,791.00 /year

Closing date: 30/04/2020

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