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Engagement & Recovery Worker – IRiS Reading (827)

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Salary: £18,870 – £27,358
Hours: 35 hours per week
Contract: Permanent
Location: IRiS, Reading
Ref: 827

We are seeking a competent and knowledgeable Engagement and Recovery Worker to complement 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.

A working knowledge and a complete understanding of the treatment and recovery agenda is preferable both within drug and alcohol services and in the wider community. In addition, knowledge/experience of housing and homelessness would be desirable.

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 impacts on people’s lives.

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

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Closing date: Thursday 27 September 2018

 

Engagement & Recovery Worker (Interventions Team) 9 Months Fixed Term Contract – Pavilions, Brighton & Hove (825)

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Salary: £16,432.80 – £21,886.40 per annum prorated
Hours: 28 hours per week  – 9 Months Fixed Term Contract
Location: Pavilions, Brighton
Ref: 825

Cranstoun is a charity empowering people to live healthy, safe and happy lives. Our skilled and compassionate teams work with service users, families and communities, helping them to make positive changes. We offer a wide range of services across England, including community-based outreach, treatment and recovery, detox, supported housing, and specialist services for young people and families and carers. We’ve been making a difference since 1969 by combining our expertise with innovative approaches, and putting people at the heart of what we do.

We are looking for an Engagement & Recovery Worker to provide a high quality service to clients affected by substance misuse at our Pavilions Service in Brighton.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with an understanding of working with drug and alcohol users to work in close partnership with local services to assess the needs of individuals and determine the appropriate and relevant interventions.

The successful candidate will need to be self motivated with excellent communication skills and have experience of working with substance users or a comparable client group. Experience of facilitating groups is desirable.

This role involves shift work during the following hours:

Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm  (4 days  (28 hours) will be discussed with your manager on appointment).

Saturday 9am – 1pm (rota’d Saturday’s)

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

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Closing date: Wednesday 26 September 2018

Interview date: Week commencing 1 October 2018

Specialist Substance Misuse Worker (Childrens Service) – Pavilions, Brighton & Hove (826)

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Salary: £26,470 – £36,153 per annum 
Hours: 35 hours per week
Location: Pavilions, Brighton & Hove
Ref: 826

Cranstoun is a charity empowering people to live healthy, safe and happy lives. Our skilled and compassionate teams work with service users, families and communities, helping them to make positive changes. We offer a wide range of services across England, including community-based outreach, treatment and recovery, detox, supported housing, and specialist services for young people and families and carers. We’ve been making a difference since 1969 by combining our expertise with innovative approaches, and putting people at the heart of what we do.

This exciting new role is part of the Partners in Change project, a collaboration between Children’s Social Services, Mental Health Services and Pavilions Drug and Alcohol Service. The aims are to support multi-disciplinary assessment and intervention for children in need and family members as soon as they enter the social care system.

The project consists of mental health and substance misuse specialists working within children social services teams in Brighton and Hove to skill up and offer guidance to social workers to improve the support provided to families to affect change. The role will build bridges between social workers, families and Pavilions.

The successful candidate will be either a qualified Registered General Nurse (RGN) or a Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN) and hold a valid NMC pin OR a qualified social worker with registration with the HCPC. Previous Experience of working with substance users and of working is a multi-disciplinary team are essential.

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

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Closing date: Wednesday 24 September 2018

Interview date: Week commencing 1 October 2018

Service Manager (Maternity Cover until September 2019) – Switch Dudley (823)

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Salary Range: £32,233 – £38,052 dependent on experience 
Hours: 35 per week
Location: SWITCH, Dudley
Ref: 823

An opportunity has arisen within the organisation to manage the delivery of the Switch Children and Young Person’s service in Dudley for maternity leave cover.

Switch is a specialist service dedicated wholly to supporting young people and their families. Practitioners will enable children and young people to build resilience factors, confidence and self-esteem, reducing risk and harm caused by drugs and alcohol by delivering targeted and specialist interventions to the most vulnerable young people.

Switch is also part of the integrated youth hub including Brook sexual health service and you will be part of maintaining this service delivery.

You will continue to ensure the service is effective and safe, complying with CQC standards. You will work closely alongside and within a wider team of multi-agency stakeholders to promote the profile developing strong partnership working.

The successful candidate will have significant CYP experience, management skills and a demonstrable track record of change management. You will have experience and passion for collaboration, partnership, strategic and organisational development.

  • 5% employer/employee matched pension contribution
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Childcare vouchers scheme
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Closing date: Thursday 20 September
Interview dates: Friday 28 September

Digital Health & Marketing Assistant – Sandwell, West Midlands (821)

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Salary: £14,500
Hours: 35 per week
Contract Type: 12 months FTC
Location: Cranstoun Sandwell
Ref: 821

Cranstoun Sandwell provides a range of services for those affected by drugs and alcohol.

We’re looking for someone who can develop, deliver and maintain Cranstoun Sandwell’s health promotion products and activities; utilise Cranstoun Sandwell’s digital channels, including social media, to promote these products and activities, and help raise Cranstoun Sandwell’s profile, presence and voice across the Borough.

This internship would ideally suit a student who requires a work placement as part of their degree course or a recent graduate. A real passion for all things digital to support people to improve their health is essential.

Unfortunately, we are unable to accept CVs.

Closing date: Friday 28 September 2018

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Weekend Chef – City Roads, Islington (796)

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Salary: £6,459.19  – £6,762.48 including Inner London Weighting prorated
Hours: 11 per week (Saturday & Sunday)
Location: City Roads, London
Ref: 796

Cranstoun is a charity empowering people to live healthy, safe and happy lives. Our skilled and compassionate teams work with service users, families and communities, helping them to make positive changes. We offer a wide range of services across England, including community-based outreach, treatment and recovery, detox, supported housing, and specialist services for young people and families and carers. We’ve been making a difference since 1969 by combining our expertise with innovative approaches, and putting people at the heart of what we do.

We are looking to appoint a caterer to prepare and provide nutritious meals to our residents at weekends. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate previous experience or understanding within a commercial or business setting. They will also be Food Hygiene Certified – Level 2 as a minimum, with NVQ Level 2/3 in Food Preparation/Catering.

We are also looking for someone who is an excellent communicator; you will maintain a professional relationship within the service with both staff and residents. This will include being responsive to residents diverse cultural and dietary requirements, and a commitment to providing a quality service.

Candidates will be familiar with reporting and recording information in a timely and accurate manner. You will also have a shared responsibility with the senior caterer that all information is appropriately handed over. You will carry out good food management, stock control, temperature controls and HACCP documentation according to Food Hygiene regulations and Health and Safety policies and procedures. In addition to this, you will be supporting your line manager to maintain the annual catering budget within agreed parameters.

 

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. 

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Closing date: Open until apointed