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You will see that some roles are specifically working for Cranstoun and others are advertised as working for Swanswell. Both organisations form the Cranstoun Group, however, depending on the vacancy, different terms and conditions will be offered.
Please note that we do not accept CVs as part of the application process. Any CVs sent along with a completed application form will be automatically discarded.
Our skilled and compassionate employees work closely with services users and their families to change and save lives. We combine proven expertise in treatment and recovery with innovative approaches, and actively involve those we help in improving the design of the services we provide.
We are seeking a highly confident individual to join our Incident Management Team, who has the skills and ability to investigate incidents affecting Pavilions service users and staff. You will be working with a range of people across the Pavilions Partnership and will take full ownership of completing investigations thoroughly to draw up recommendations to improve care and service delivery.
You will need to be extremely motivated as you will often be working alone and off site, as well as part of the Incident Management Team. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone looking to develop a career within quality governance and safety.
It is essential that you have experience of database or data system administration. In addition, you will be a concise communicator, with an ability to provide clear and fluent reporting information, both in writing and verbally.
You will have excellent attention to detail combined with effective administration skills, and a strong work ethic, so you can meet deadlines and deliver a quality service. Knowledge and experience of working with Datix or an equivalent incident reporting management system would be beneficial.
Closing Date: Friday 8th December 2017
Cranstoun and Swanswell, two national charities providing support to people affected by addiction and other life challenges, merged in December 2016 to form the Cranstoun Group. The two charities have a shared vision to save, change and rebuild lives which makes this an exciting partnership with a strong future.
Swanswell’s Recovery Workers are responsible for co-ordinating the treatment of service users, helping them to deal with their substance misuse so that they can change their lives and be happy.
We’re looking for talented and motivated people to work with our service users in West Berkshire. If you’re someone who enjoys problem solving to help people to change their lives for the better, this role’s right for you. The most important thing you’ll bring to this role is your desire and ability to make a positive difference to people’s lives.
You’ll need to be able to work with service users holistically, helping them to access other services that can help with the practical problems they may be facing as a result of their substance misuse (e.g. housing, financial, healthcare etc).
This role will require you to regularly travel to appointments in the community and other Swanswell offices, so a current driving licence and own transport would be an advantage. Hours ideally to be worked 9am to 5pm 4 days a week or spread over 5 days. One late night every 2 weeks is required.
This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.
Unfortunately we are unable to accept CVs.
Closing date: Tuesday 12th December
Interview Date: Tuesday 19th December
Pavilions is an exciting and partnership which is delivered between Cranstoun, Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Brighton Oasis project, Equinox and YMCA Downslink. Our integrated drug and alcohol service went live on 1 April 2015 and provides treatment and recovery services for those affected by alcohol and drugs across Brighton and Hove.
Pavilions are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join the Engagement & Recovery team to deliver group work and care coordination for people seeking recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. The successful candidate will care-coordinate within multi-agency settings and the local community. They will also have a comprehensive understanding of both strengths-based group work and the treatment/recovery agenda. Preferably this should be demonstrated by previous experience in community-based drug and alcohol services.
Above all, you’ll be interested in becoming part of a diverse and energetic environment and welcome the opportunity to tackle challenges, look for solutions and ultimately work in a sector that impact’s on people’s lives.
Closing date: Sunday 17 December 2017
Resilience is the new substance misuse service in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead from April 2017. We offer psychosocial interventions and prescribing clinics provided by Claremont and Holyport GPs, to share our ambition and creative treatment pathways, for service users to reach their full potential.
The posts available will help drive and shape the future of the drug and alcohol services in Windsor and Maidenhead, where we are innovative and respond to local needs, delivering better and more effective service user centred solutions.
We are seeking two competent and knowledgeable Engagement and Recovery Workers to compliment the existing team and support the daily operations and development of the service. You should have an understanding of a range of interventions, including conducting assessments, case and prescription management, psychosocial key work interventions, group work facilitation and partnership working.
You will also have an understanding of electronic recording systems, data management, working to deadlines and completing and reviewing care plans and other essential intervention tools and documents.
All Resilience Engagement and Recovery Workers are given the responsibility of lead roles to manage and develop. One of the successful candidates will be the lead for Needle and Syringe Programme and the other for Volunteers and Peer Mentors (please specify interest within the application).
The Needle and Syringe Programme Lead will comply with the Standard Operational Procedure in place, stock management, ordering and managing Naloxone and training internally and externally when required, including Information and Brief Advice for drugs and alcohol to professionals in the Borough.
The Volunteers/Peer Mentor Lead will manage the recruitment, retention and delivering internal Cranstoun training to induct candidates into their role.
Closing date: Sunday 17 December 2017
Interview date: Thursday 28 December 2017
The General Administrator is responsible for providing effective admin support to teams and colleagues across Swanswell, so the organisation can work well and do well.
As part of an integrated admin team, you’ll need to be a team player as well as being able to work on your own initiative. You’ll need excellent communication skills as you’ll be providing a welcoming and informative front of house and telephone service to all of our customers. The role will also include the generation of prescriptions so attention to detail is key, you’ll also be supporting and coaching colleagues across our services with IT and administration queries.
You’ll need to have good writing and computing skills and be able to work confidently with all Microsoft programs. You’ll also need to have excellent communication skills and the ability to work to strict deadlines. We need someone who’s organised and efficient to ensure the day to day workload is managed effectively. You’ll also need to be flexible and creative, with the ability to transfer your skills from one area of expertise to another.
Some late nights required on a Tuesday working 11am til 7pm
This role may require you to travel and work to other Swanswell offices via car or train.
Unfortunately, we are unable to accept CVs. Previous applicants need not apply.
Closing date: Thursday 14 December
Cranstoun has its own bank of relief staff that we use to cover staff absences and holidays. Please be aware that the hours are casual, intermittent and can be infrequent.
Salary: £10.53 per hour
Our supported housing services are looking for experienced relief staff to cover holidays and absences. We are particularly looking for people that can cover during the week. The services operate the following shift pattern:
Mon-Fri: 8am to 4pm
Mon-Fri: 2pm to 10pm
Sat-Sun: 9am to 5pm
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Salary: £10.53 per hour
Trelawn House is looking for experienced relief staff to cover holidays and absences. We are particularly looking for people that can cover during the week and over nights. The services operate shifts from 8.00am until 10.00pm and include sleep ins.
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Salary: £10.00 per hour
Cranstoun makes life better for those affected by alcohol and drugs and complex needs and our skilled and compassionate people work closely with services users and their families to change and save lives. We combine proven expertise in treatment and recovery with innovative approaches and actively involve those we help in improving the design of the services we provide.
This is an exciting opportunity to become a part of a new initiative to engage members of the local community who are caring and/or are close to someone who has a dual diagnosis. The service offers a range of support including assertive outreach, drop-ins, satellite and peripatetic working.
You will support carers to build resilience and improve their wellbeing through facilitating support groups and delivering relevant themed group sessions.
The groups currently run in Hastings, Bexhill and Eastbourne; travel to other areas of the county may also be required.
Experience of working with family/carer issues is essential as is a thorough understanding of drug and alcohol misuse and mental health issues. You will be a competent communicator, with the ability to work independently and be comfortable and enthusiastic, both with the highlighted client group and with working in partnership.
Above all, you’ll be interested in becoming part of an innovative and proactive service and welcome the opportunity to tackle challenges, look for solutions and ultimately work in a sector that impacts on people’s lives.
Successful applicants will be placed in our pool of Relief Workers and will be contacted by the Team Leader when relief shifts are required. Due to the nature of your role and because you will be engaged on a zero-hours contract, there are no set or standard daily or weekly hours. Therefore this would suit someone looking for flexibility while at the same time being part of a great service.
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All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure against both the adult and children barred lists.
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Our residential detox service is looking for experienced relief nurse staff to cover holidays and absences.
You will work within the unit providing care and support to individuals undergoing a supportive detoxification from alcohol and/or drugs. Therefore, an interest in this specialist group would be advantageous.
We are particularly looking for people that can cover during the week and weekend both days and nights. This is a 24-hour rehabilitation service that operates a 12 hours shift as follows:
8.00am - 8.00pm
8.00pm - 8.00am
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Cranstoun is looking for sessional doctors and NMPs to join their team at City Roads. We are a residential detox unit, providing treatment for clients with drug and alcohol problems. We welcome experienced clinicians to get in touch.
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We reserve the right to close all posts early should we receive an overwhelming response to our adverts. However, if you feel that for reasons of disability, or other mitigating factors, that this would put you at a disadvantage, please contact our HR team on 020 8335 1830.