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Offender Resettlement Worker

Department: CJS
Work Location: Wandsworth/Belmarsh/Brixton
Salary: £22,865
Contract: Permanent (Wandsworth/Brixton); Fixed-Term (Belmarsh)
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 8am-4.30pm (Mon-Thu), 8am-13.30pm (Friday)

Job description:

Our aim is to successfully reduce reoffending, rehabilitate and reintegrate offenders back into the community.

We finalise cohesive resettlement plans (BCST3’s) generated from the ‘Basic custody screening tools’ parts 1 and 2, along with historical information and face to face interviews that generate the plans 12 weeks prior to release, we use pathway referrals and ‘ORW’ Caseload support during this process, providing pathway support with feedback that enables appropriate interventions and support to resettlement needs for all prisoners in both a group and on a 1-1 basis.

We deliver the “Getting It Right” resettlement programme within the prison setting, this programme is based around challenging cognitive thinking, and facilitation of group work is part of the ‘ORW’ role.

We work with internal and external partners, agencies and commissioners including Prison Service, Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRC’s) and the National Probation Service to achieve the desired outcomes and KPI’s for the service.

About the role:

Offender Resettlement Workers will also liaise with other staff in providing support and advice to offenders and be expected to regularly participate in team meetings and other duties deemed relevant by management.

The purpose of the role is to successfully reduce reoffending, rehabilitate and reintegrate offenders back into the community. To deliver the “Getting It Right” resettlement programme within the prison setting. To finalise a cohesive resettlement plan generated from the basic custody screening parts 1 and 2. To generate a resettlement review plan (BCST 3) 12 weeks prior to release. To Provide pathways, support and appropriate interventions to enable successful resettlement for all prisoners in both a group and on a 1-1 basis. Work with internal and external partners, agencies and commissioners including MH Prison Service, Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRC’s) and the National Probation Service to achieve the desired outcomes and KPI’s for the service.
Offender Resettlement Workers will also liaise with other staff in providing support and advice to offenders and be expected to regularly participate in team meetings and other duties deemed relevant by management.

Benefits:

We offer Specsavers Vouchers, Employee Assistance Programmes and Childcare vouchers

Further Information:

We do not accept CV’s and you must complete an application form these can be found on the web site Penrose. 

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and an advanced vetting check.

Closing date: 19/03/2018

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Night Waking Support Worker

Department: New Hope
Work Location: Lewisham
Salary: £18,927
Contract: permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: rota-based

Job description:

FIPTS Penrose

FIPTS Penrose is part of the Forensic Intensive Psychological Treatment Service (FIPTS) in the community and together with other units forms part of the Focus Project. It is designed to provide effective and meaningful assessment and management for men with personality disorders and who present a high risk of sexual and violent re-offending behaviour towards others.

About the role:

FIPTS Penrose in Lambeth is now seeking to appoint a Night Waking Support Worker for its service on a 37.5 hour shift basis. In this role you will be responsible for playing a role in being a support worker for its service users as designated by the Team Leader/Service Manager.

You will also plan and Co-ordinate individual support and resettlement packages for service users and liaise with appropriate agencies and care professionals to ensure successful delivery of the plans. Additionally you will ensure there is genuine engagement with the service users using appropriate methodologies and inventions to encourage and support their engagement and progress towards greater independence and community integration.

Further Information:

If you feel that this role is for you, please send us a cover letter and your CV which includes an email address and a contactable telephone number, as well as two contactable referee details which we will contact only if you are successful for interview. The deadline for CV’s is Tuesday, 6th March 2018.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

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Forensic Mental Health Recovery Worker (Full Time)

Department: New Hope
Work Location: Lewisham
Salary: £22,865
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: rota-based

Job description:

Penrose New Hope
Penrose New Hope is a 24 hour resettlement support service for male adults with a mental diagnosis and offending history. The service is based in New Cross, London SE 14 and is CQC registered.

About the role:
Penrose New Hope is now seeking to appoint a Forensic Mental Health Recovery Worker for its service on a 37.5 hour shift basis. In this role you will be responsible for ensuring that service users are reintegrated into the community as well as, be keeping an up to date record of service user support and risk management plans. You will also liaise with referral agencies and ensure that vacancies are filled within an appropriate timescale. Alongside this you will ensure that service users are aware of their rights and responsibilities regarding welfare and benefits. You will also assist the Service Manager in managing health & safety, maintenance, rent/charges collection, arrears and void control across the team.

Further Information:
If you feel that this role is for you, please send us a cover letter and your CV which includes an email address and a contactable telephone number, as well as two contactable referee details which, we will contact only if you are successful for interview. The deadline for CV’s is Tuesday, 6th March 2018.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

Closing date: 06/03/2018

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Forensic Mental Health Recovery Worker (Part Time)

Department: New Hope
Work Location: Lewisham
Salary: 11432
Contract: Fixed Term (12 Months Maternity cover)
Hours per week: 18.75
Shift pattern: Rota system

Job description:

Penrose New Hope
Penrose New Hope is a 24 hour resettlement support service for male adults with a mental diagnosis and offending history. The service is based in New Cross, London SE 14 and is CQC registered.

About the role:
Penrose New Hope is now seeking to appoint a Forensic Mental Health Recovery Worker for its service on an 18.75 hour shift basis. In this role you will be responsible for ensuring that service users are reintegrated into the community as well as, be keeping an up to date record of service user support and risk management plans. You will also liaise with referral agencies and ensure that vacancies are filled within an appropriate timescale. Alongside this you will ensure that service users are aware of their rights and responsibilities regarding welfare and benefits. You will also assist the Service Manager in managing health & safety, maintenance, rent/charges collection, arrears and void control across the team.

Further Information:

If you feel that this role is for you, please send us a cover letter and your CV which includes an email address and a contactable telephone number, as well as two contactable referee details which, we will contact only if you are successful for interview. The deadline for CVs is 6th March 2018.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

Closing date: 06/03/2018

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Complex Needs Recovery Worker – Part Time

Department: Focus
Work Location: Lambeth, London
Salary: £11,432.50
Contract: permanent
Hours per week: 18.75
Shift pattern: rota-based

Job description:

About the project

Our Focus Project is a resettlement support service for men with a mental health illness, history of offending and complex needs. The service is based across 5 sites in Lambeth and offers high, low and medium support depending on service user need. We support our clients to move on to independence or lower-supported accommodation for up to 2 years.

We work with our Service Users to develop their own recovery plan based around the SLaM and Lambeth support recovery model and Recovery Star. We enable this through a range of support programmes and work collaboratively with other organisations within the borough to help our Service Users to reintegrate into the community.

We reduce and minimise risks of re-offending and keep the community safe.  Our early intervention in the management of mental health relapses reduces the cause of long term hospitalisation.

About the role

To successfully rehabilitate and reintegrate Service Users back into the community.

To provide pathways, support and appropriate interventions that will enable successful resettlements.

To work with external partners, agencies and commissioners to achieve the desired outcomes of the service providing safer more integrated communities for all stakeholders.

To provide cover to the service at night; ensuring the safety of the residents and the building.

 

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for interviewing potential service users to assess their suitability and identify potential risks.
  • Liaise with referral agencies and ensuring that vacancies are filled within an appropriate time scales and in-line with Penrose’s Referral Policy and void targets are met.
  • Ensure that service users are aware of their rights and responsibilities regarding welfare and benefits.
  • Act as the primary CNRW or Link Worker to named service users as designated by your line-manager
  • Plan and co-ordinate individual recovery and resettlement packages for the Service User liaising with the appropriate agencies and care professionals to ensure successful delivery of the plans.
  • Constantly ensure there is genuine engagement with the Service users using appropriate methodologies and inventions to encourage and support their engagement and progress towards greater independence and community integration.
  • Encourage service users to participate in the running and development of Service / Social Enterprise initiatives, training interventions, volunteering or work experience within Penrose
  • Provide / arrange for various advice, advocacy and or information to service users in relation to physical health matters, substance misuse welfare benefits, education, employment and training, life skills and any other identified support needs
  • To positively respond to service users who may need assistance at night, with the support of the on-call manager if necessary in emergencies.
  • Dealing with any disputes or emergencies.
  • Having an understanding of the needs of the client group and working in an understanding and flexible manner using assessment and evaluation skills.
  • Updating service user files with relevant information.
  • Ensure that at all times, work is conducted within the policy and procedural framework established. Ensuring full up to date knowledge and understanding of policies, procedures and legislation at all times.

Benefits:

We offer Specsavers Vouchers, Employee Assistance Programmes and Childcare vouchers.

Further Information:

If you feel that this role is for you, please complete an application form which can be found on the web site. Please note that we do not we do not accept CV’s for this role. The deadline for completed applications is Sunday, 4th March 2018.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

Closing date: 04/03/2018

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Complex Needs Recovery Worker – Full Time

Department: Focus
Work Location: Lambeth, London
Salary: £22,865
Contract: permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: rota-based

Job description:

About the project

Our Focus Project is a resettlement support service for men with a mental health illness, history of offending and complex needs. The service is based across 5 sites in Lambeth and offers high, low and medium support depending on service user need. We support our clients to move on to independence or lower-supported accommodation for up to 2 years.

We work with our Service Users to develop their own recovery plan based around the SLaM and Lambeth support recovery model and Recovery Star. We enable this through a range of support programmes and work collaboratively with other organisations within the borough to help our Service Users to reintegrate into the community.

We reduce and minimise risks of re-offending and keep the community safe.  Our early intervention in the management of mental health relapses reduces the cause of long term hospitalisation.

About the role

To successfully rehabilitate and reintegrate Service Users back into the community.

To provide pathways, support and appropriate interventions that will enable successful resettlements.

To work with external partners, agencies and commissioners to achieve the desired outcomes of the service providing safer more integrated communities for all stakeholders.

To provide cover to the service at night; ensuring the safety of the residents and the building.

 

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for interviewing potential service users to assess their suitability and identify potential risks.
  • Liaise with referral agencies and ensuring that vacancies are filled within an appropriate time scales and in-line with Penrose’s Referral Policy and void targets are met.
  • Ensure that service users are aware of their rights and responsibilities regarding welfare and benefits.
  • Act as the primary CNRW or Link Worker to named service users as designated by your line-manager
  • Plan and co-ordinate individual recovery and resettlement packages for the Service User liaising with the appropriate agencies and care professionals to ensure successful delivery of the plans.
  • Constantly ensure there is genuine engagement with the Service users using appropriate methodologies and inventions to encourage and support their engagement and progress towards greater independence and community integration.
  • Encourage service users to participate in the running and development of Service / Social Enterprise initiatives, training interventions, volunteering or work experience within Penrose
  • Provide / arrange for various advice, advocacy and or information to service users in relation to physical health matters, substance misuse welfare benefits, education, employment and training, life skills and any other identified support needs
  • To positively respond to service users who may need assistance at night, with the support of the on-call manager if necessary in emergencies.
  • Dealing with any disputes or emergencies.
  • Having an understanding of the needs of the client group and working in an understanding and flexible manner using assessment and evaluation skills.
  • Updating service user files with relevant information.
  • Ensure that at all times, work is conducted within the policy and procedural framework established. Ensuring full up to date knowledge and understanding of policies, procedures and legislation at all times.

Benefits:

We offer Specsavers Vouchers, Employee Assistance Programmes and Childcare vouchers.

Further Information:

If you feel that this role is for you, please complete an application form which can be found on the web site Penrose. Please note that we do not we do not accept CV’s for this role. The deadline for completed applications is Sunday, 4th March 2018.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

Closing date: 04/03/2018

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Complex Needs Night Concierge – Part time

Department: Focus
Work Location: Lambeth
Salary: £9,463.50
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 18.75
Shift pattern: rota-based

Job description:

About the project

Our Focus Project is a resettlement support service for men with a mental health illness, history of offending and complex needs. The service is based across 5 sites in Lambeth and offers high, low and medium support depending on service user need. We support our clients to move on to independence or lower-supported accommodation for up to 2 years.

We work with our Service Users to develop their own recovery plan based around the SLaM and Lambeth support recovery model and Recovery Star. We enable this through a range of support programmes and work collaboratively with other organisations within the borough to help our Service Users to reintegrate into the community.

We reduce and minimise risks of re-offending and keep the community safe.  Our early intervention in the management of mental health relapses reduces the cause of long term hospitalisation.

About the role

As a Night Concierge Worker, you will assistance and support to clients with complex needs living in support housing accommodation, provide a welcoming and responsibe service to all clients and visitors, ensuring their safety and the safety of the building is maintained at all times. The post holder will provide and develop therapeutic relationships with clients in accordance with their recovery plans.

You’ll get involved in lots of different activities which will include monitoring CCTV, regularly patrolling the premises, monitoring visitors to and from the building and ensuring tenancy conditions and service guidelines are adhered to. You must be able to operate: CCTV, Panic Alarms, Fire Alarms and Intercom.

Other responsibilities:

  • Supporting new Service User Assessments during over-night stay period
  • Ensuring adherence to Penrose drug and alcohol policy
  • Liaise with third parties
  • Act as Link Worker for named service users as designated by the Service Manager, and in this role contribute to the development of Recovery and Risk Management plans
  • Engage with Service Users who are awake at night time and provide them with the necessary physical and emotional support.

Benefits:

We offer Specsavers Vouchers, Employee Assistance Programmes and Childcare vouchers.

Further Information:

If you feel that this role is for you, please complete an application form which can be found on the web site Penrose. Please note that we do not we do not accept CV’s for this role. The deadline for completed applications is Sunday, 4th March 2018.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

Closing date: 04/03/2018

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Complex Needs Night Concierge – Full time

Department: FOCUS
Work Location: Lambeth
Salary: £18,927
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: rota-based

Job description:

About the project

Our Focus Project is a resettlement support service for men with a mental health illness, history of offending and complex needs. The service is based across 5 sites in Lambeth and offers high, low and medium support depending on service user need. We support our clients to move on to independence or lower-supported accommodation for up to 2 years.

We work with our Service Users to develop their own recovery plan based around the SLaM and Lambeth support recovery model and Recovery Star. We enable this through a range of support programmes and work collaboratively with other organisations within the borough to help our Service Users to reintegrate into the community.

We reduce and minimise risks of re-offending and keep the community safe.  Our early intervention in the management of mental health relapses reduces the cause of long term hospitalisation.

About the role

As a Night Concierge Worker, you will assistance and support to clients with complex needs living in support housing accommodation, provide a welcoming and responsibe service to all clients and visitors, ensuring their safety and the safety of the building is maintained at all times. The post holder will provide and develop therapeutic relationships with clients in accordance with their recovery plans.

You’ll get involved in lots of different activities which will include monitoring CCTV, regularly patrolling the premises, monitoring visitors to and from the building and ensuring tenancy conditions and service guidelines are adhered to. You must be able to operate: CCTV, Panic Alarms, Fire Alarms and Intercom.

Other responsibilities:

  • Supporting new Service User Assessments during over-night stay period
  • Ensuring adherence to Penrose drug and alcohol policy
  • Liaise with third parties
  • Act as Link Worker for named service users as designated by the Service Manager, and in this role contribute to the development of Recovery and Risk Management plans
  • Engage with Service Users who are awake at night time and provide them with the necessary physical and emotional support.

Benefits:

We offer Specsavers Vouchers, Employee Assistance Programmes and Childcare vouchers.

Further Information:

If you feel that this role is for you, please complete an application form which can be found on the web site Penrose. Please note that we do not we do not accept CV’s for this role. The deadline for completed applications is Sunday, 4th March 2018.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

Closing date: 04/03/2018

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Recovery Worker

Department: Lewisham
Work Location: Lewisham
Salary: £22,059.86
Contract: fixed term (6 months)
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 9am-9pm, Mon-Sun (rota based)

Job description:

About the Service:

Supported housing and assertive outreach for people with mental health problems. The service is for people enduring mental health problems and complex needs. Our service users usually have secondary issues such as offending, substance misuse and homelessness. Many of our service users are considered high risk and have had multiple periods in custody or hospital.

We provide service users with a much needed sense of security and stability so that they can concentrate on recovering from the negative experiences in their past. We work with clients to improve their quality of life and go on to have happy and fulfilling futures. We encourage clients to develop coping strategies, supportive relationships and insight to empower them to maintain good mental health. Equinox Lewisham also work with our service users to be a part of the wider community through volunteering and educational or social placements.

About the role:

Working with Mental Health and complex needs, you will support service users to produce positive outcomes by achieving their personal goals. To assist service users within a supported accommodation environment, as well as across a further 5 sites reflecting a step down model of support provision. To successfully motivate and inspire Service Users to develop the required skills to build confidence and move into successful independent living within the community.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and coordinate individual recovery and resettlement plans for the service user liaising with the appropriate agencies and care professionals to ensure successful delivery of the plans.
  • Provide key work, risk assessment and Recovery Star support planning for service users.
  • Deliver life skills training and support to prepare service user for successful resettlement into independent living.
  • Ensure consistent genuine engagement with service users using appropriate methodologies and inventions to encourage and support their engagement, recovery and progress toward greater independence and community integration.
  • Encourage service users to participate in the running and development of the service.
  • Complete reports electronically including support plans, case notes, meeting notes and other documentation.
  • To input and extract information from computerised packages, client monitoring systems and other database systems.
  • Update case management system with accurate relevant information.
  • Collect, record and monitor payments of rent and service charge.
  • To assist with managing health and safety, maintenance, rent/service charge collection, arrears and void control across the team.
  • Sign up new service users with appropriate tenancy agreement following correct procedures.
  • Assist new residents to take up occupancy including providing induction and information on the conditions of their occupancy
  • Ensure service users understand their rights and responsibilities regarding welfare benefits and assist with making required benefit claims including housing benefit, council tax and change of circumstances.
  • Assist with arrangements for moving into accommodation ensuring application for required benefits, connection of utilities, resolution of maintenance issues and property is adequately furnished.
  • Develop and maintain good community relationships within the locality particularly direct neighbours and other interested parties.
  • Liaise with other agencies ensuring that access to services is maintained and that information is accurately and promptly communicated to other relevant professionals and carers as directed and agreed.
Closing date: 13/03/2018

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Floating Support Worker

Department: Penrose Community Links
Work Location: Across London – Camden, Lewisham, Lambeth
Salary: £10.23 per hour
Hours per week: as and when required
Shift pattern: various, depending on the service

Job description:

Penrose Community Links

Penrose Community Links provide a responsive and enabling personal care service for people with complex needs and mental health issues. Our staff are expected to ensure that the service offered promotes the rights of individual services users and provides support in a way which preserves the dignity, choice, privacy, independence, fulfilment and personal goals of the services user and his/her significant others.

About the role:

Penrose Community Links is seeking to appoint Floating Support Workers. In this role you will be responsible for playing a part in providing home care to vulnerable adults with mental health issues or other complex needs. This will include personal care and domestic help, assisting service users to engage with the community and access community services. Encourage independence and improve the skill sets and to build professional relationships with service users, and develop unique approaches to achieve person centred care.

Ideally you will have previous Support Work experience; however, full training will be given.

Further Information:

If you feel that this role is for you, or you would just like some more information, please send us a cover letter and your CV which includes an email address and a contactable telephone number, as well as two contactable referee details to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk which we will contact only if you are successful for interview.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check



Drug and Alcohol Outreach Worker

Department: Equinox Care, Brighton Drug and Alcohol Outreach Worker
Work Location: Brighton, Community Base
Salary: £23,291.86
Contract: Fixed term contract for 12 months
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Monday - Friday, 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Job description:

About the service:

The Drug and Alcohol Outreach Team operates as part of the Pavilions integrated Adult Drug & Alcohol Service for Brighton & Hove. The service provides assertive outreach and engagement, working with the street community to address substance use related issues.

The Drug and Alcohol Outreach Team aims to reduce street presence, sustain tenancies and reduce harm while helping people work towards recovery. This is done through intensive and assertive support, navigating people into drug and alcohol treatment, accommodation, meaningful activity and health services.

In addition, the Antisocial Behaviour Coordinator is an Equinox senior practitioner who oversees the High Impact Case Work Forum. This city wide forum is the primary instrument dealing with street community antisocial behaviour. The role involves working closely with the police, Community Safety and the voluntary sector, to tackle street level antisocial behaviour, using support and enforcement. The Antisocial Behaviour Coordinator is part of Equinox’s Pavilions provision.

About the role:

As part of the Pavilions treatment partnership, the post holder will coordinate the substance misuse care for homeless/complex needs clients. They will support alcohol dependant and substance dependant street homeless and insecurely housed service users including street drinkers, to secure tenancies, access treatment and maximise their independence.

Requirements:

  • Homelessness, outreach, supported housing or treatment experience
  • Experience of recovery focused service provision
  • Experience of assertive outreach
  • Key working, support planning, risk assessment experience and group work experience
  • Case coordination in a multi-agency setting
  • Experience of working successfully and creatively with multiple and complex needs
  • Experience or creative partnership working
  • Support planning and risk assessment knowledge
  • Qualification Credit & Framework or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of Outcome Star, Nebula and other monitoring systems
  • Knowledge of current drug and alcohol provision and relevant services, pathways and conditions

Benefits:

We offer Specsavers Vouchers, Employee Assistance Programmes and Childcare vouchers.

Further Information:

If you feel that this role is for you, please complete an application form which can be found on the web site Penrose. Please note that we do not we do not accept CV’s for this role. The deadline for completed applications is Thursday, 15th February 2018.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

Closing date: 15/02/2018

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Team Leader

Department: Southampton Way
Work Location: London Borough of Southwark
Salary: £28,624.86
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: rota based

Job description:

Equinox Southampton Way Supported Living Scheme provides self-contained medium/long term accommodation and a recovery approach resettlement programme for men with enduring mental health problems, who have led chaotic lives and/or been institutionalised.

About the role:

We are looking for an experienced Team Leader who will contribute to the management of Southampton Way 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 supported living service.

Experience and qualifications:

  • Experience of providing housing management
  • Promotion of service to a range of audiences
  • Experience of recovery focused service provision.
  • Key working risk assessment and support planning
  • Experience of working with Clinical Commissioning Groups
  • Experience of contract monitoring
  • Experience of managing staff
  • Experience of pathway management in regards to mental health & housing
  • Experience of working with a range of providers both statutory & voluntary
  • Experience of working with service users with mental health challenges.
  • Experience of service management.
  • Experience of budget management.
  • Experience of devising service specific procedures
  • Experience of completing internal service audits.
  • Knowledge of regulatory frameworks for social care and housing management
  • Knowledge of relevant government strategies and initiatives
  • Knowledge of Southwark clinical commissioning outcomes
  • Knowledge of NHS five year plan
  • Knowledge of personal health budgets
  • Knowledge of personal social care budgets
  • Knowledge of the Recovery Agenda
  • Good knowledge of the benefits system
  • Knowledge of best practices in social care
  • Knowledge of managing resources & efficiency/savings.

 

Further Information:
If you feel that this role is for you, please complete an application form which can be found on the web site Equinox Care. Please note that we do not we do not accept CV’s for this role. The deadline for completed applications is Wednesday, 28th February 2018 11:59pm. Please email your application to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

Closing date: 28/02/2018

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Resettlement Support Worker (Male)

Department: Redbridge Service
Work Location: Redbridge, East London
Salary: £21,944
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Monday - Friday, 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Job description:

 

Penrose has been delivering effective Criminal Justice Services for over 40 years. In the last year we supported over 6500 offenders in London alone.

From this work we know that too many prisoners leave custody without a job, training and/or a place to live. For this reason Penrose became a partner within the London CRC, ensuring that no offender was lost in the system

About the role:

Please note that due to the nature of the service and current team structure, on this particular occasion we are looking for a male worker.

To enable clients of the Redbridge 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.

Further Information:
If you feel that this role is for you, please complete an application form which can be found on the web site. Please note that we do not we do not accept CV’s for this role. The deadline for completed applications is Wednesday, 25th February 2018 11:59pm. Please email the application forms to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

Closing date: 25/02/2018

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Prison Data Officer

Department: CJS - custodial
Work Location: HMP Wandsworth
Salary: £22,865 per annum
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5 hours per week
Shift pattern: (8:00am-4.30pm Monday – Thursday) & (Fridays 8:00am-1.30pm)

Job description:

Prison Data Officer

Working as part of our Criminal Justice Service custodial team in Wandsworth prison you will work closely with the local team co-ordinator as well as the data and performance co-ordinator to ensure the timely allocation of cases to officers as well as taking a central role in quality and performance monitoring of the service.

This involves the maintenance and analysis of management information systems. You will thus collate and produce data in respect of Penrose’s KPI’s, assisting in highlighting the key findings and recommendations.

The role will provide a contact point for queries related to data collection and usage of database systems.

We are looking for a numerate person and good IT skills and a desire to learn more.

 What can you expect from us?

  • 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays
  • Workplace Pension scheme
  • Travel loans
  • Free annual eye testing
  • Free independent staff counselling, advice line and support
  • Cycle to Work scheme Further Information:

Further Information

 If you feel that this role is for you, please complete an application form which can be found on the web site Penrose. Please note that we do not we do not accept CV’s for this role. The deadline for completed applications is Sunday, 4th February 2018.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and an advanced vetting check.

Closing date: Sunday, 4th February 2018

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Recruitment Co-ordinator

Department: HR
Work Location: London
Salary: £30,000
Contract: Full time
Hours per week: 37.5
Job description:

An excellent opportunity has arisen for you to join a leading and growing charity with a focus on helping people recover from addiction, mental illness and reduce reoffending. Helping over 12,000 people a year and with over 400 employees and growing, we are looking for an experienced, hands on Recruitment Co-ordinator to join our team.

 

As our Recruitment Co-ordinator you will be responsible for all stages of our recruitment process including:

  • Collaboration with hiring managers to write job specifications and adverts for current positions
  • Sourcing suitable candidates through on-line channels and other methods to ensure that we meet the overall business requirements
  • Managing and developing key relationships with external providers
  • Monitoring the costs of the recruitment process and making efficiencies where possible
  • Developing of our apprenticeship scheme

Candidate Requirements

  • Innovative, free thinking person with previous high volume recruitment experience
  • Ability to evidence a solid understanding of the full cycle of recruitment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks/campaigns in an ever changing environment
  • Able to work to and achieve KPI’s
  • Highly organised with the ability to manage large workload
  • Flexible in approach

What can you expect from us?

  • An exciting opportunity to join a fast moving entrepreneurial driven business
  • 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays
  • Workplace Pension scheme
  • Travel loans
  • Free annual eye testing
  • Free independent staff counselling , advice line and support
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Free Parking

If you would like to apply please complete the application form and send to baljit.phamber@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

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Housing and Resettlement Support Worker

Job description:

Housing and Resettlement Support Worker – Penrose, Holman House, Bedford

You will successfully motivate and inspire Service Users to learn new skills, build in confidence and take positive risk that enables them to move on successfully. This will be achieved by providing pathways, support and appropriate interventions to enable them to successfully move on and resettle, with access to meaningful activities and ultimately to employment.  You will be working with external partners, agencies and commissioners to achieve the desired outcomes of the residents and of the service providing safe environments to achieve this.

Location:                             Holman House, Bedford, with travel to Luton and, Central Office, other Business locations and external venues as required

Salary:                                  £20,579 per annum

Hours:                                   37.5 per week

Contract term: Permanent

Shift Pattern: Shifts between 8:00am-6:00pm Monday to Friday

Further information:

If you feel that this role is for you, please send us a cover letter and a word format CV which includes an email address and a contactable telephone number, as well as two contactable referee details which we will contact only if you are successful for interview to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk. The deadline for CV’s and Cover Letters is 12:00pm on Monday, 12 February 2018.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

Closing date: Monday, 12 January 2018

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Service Manager

Department: FIPTS
Work Location: Lambeth
Salary: £30,791.82 fixed term for 6 months
Contract: Fixed Term
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Monday to Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Job description:

FIPTS:

FIPTS provides effective and meaningful assessment, treatment and management of people with personality disorders. We are experts in working with individuals who have a high risk of sexual or violent offending behaviour. We work with our clients to reduce and manage the risk presented in the least restricted environment possible.

About the role:

FIPTS in Lambeth is now seeking to appoint an Interim Service Manager on a 37.5 hour shift basis. In this role you be responsible for develop the service provisions, to ensure best practice and leading edge services are available to service users. You will also ensure that occupancy levels are maintained through the implementation of the Penrose’s policies and staff member’s responses to any serious infringement of an individual’s Tenancy agreement, and to carry out any necessary action to resolve the problem in a satisfactory manner. Additionally you will support and encourage Service User involvement and Engagement locally and at the wider organisational level initiatives.

Further Information

If you feel that this role is for you, please send us a cover letter and your CV which includes an email address and a contactable telephone number, as well as two contactable referee details which we will contact only if you are successful for interview to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk. The deadline for CV’s and Cover Letters is Tuesday, 13th February 2018

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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Chair of the Board of Trustees

Job description:

We are currently recruiting for a Chair of the Penrose Board of Trustees and additional Board members.

If you would like to get involved in the work we do and have experience in the services we provide such as support for people with mental ill health, offending history, substance misuse or criminal justice please email call Jenny Warner on 020 7998 8888 for a full role description or email info@charismarecruitment.co.uk.  We are also interested to hear from people with property development experience.