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CYP Practitioner – Switch, Buckinghamshire (881)

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CYP Practitioner
Switch Bucks, Buckinghamshire
New salary: £19,554 – £27,905, depending on experience
Pay scale: 7-24
35 hours per week

Ref: 881

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen within the organisation to support children and young people across Buckinghamshire to address substance misuse and develop key life skills.

Switch Bucks 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 Bucks will prevent children and young people from escalating to more harmful substance misuse and address the harm caused to children by parental substance misuse.

As a CYP Practitioner, you will strive to make contact, establishing trust and positive engagement, working on both a one to one and group basis through both scheduled and drop in appointments. You will improve children and young people’s health and social functioning through a broad range of interventions, and you will work alongside existing agencies to design co-ordinated, care plans.

The successful candidate will be passionate and committed to working within a multi disciplinary team and will have will have a demonstrable track record of working with complex need children and young people and addressing matters related to safeguarding and child protection.

Police vetting will be undertaken with the successful candidate.

Location: Working flexibly across Buckinghamshire with designated premises available in High Wycombe.

Closing Date: Sunday 11th August 2019

Interviews to be held on Monday 19th August 2019.

 

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Drive Case Manager – Cranstoun, Worcestershire (880)

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Drive Case Manager
£24,799 – £26,999 p.a. depending on experience
Ref: 880

Location: to be worked flexibly across Worcestershire with designated premises available within Worcester, Kidderminster and Redditch

Fixed-term contract

 

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen within the organisation to deliver case management interventions across Worcestershire, as part of the Drive Project.

Drive is an innovative national project that aims to improve the lives and safety of victims and children, by holding high-risk perpetrators to account. The project combines case management of perpetrators with a co-ordinated multi-agency response.

As Case Manager, you will strive to make contact and work on a one-to-one basis with perpetrators to pro-actively secure engagement, influence attitudinal and behavioural change and link to complementary services.

To do this, you will work alongside existing agencies to design a co-ordinated, intervention plan, addressing identified needs and risks, and promoting understanding of the impact of abusive behaviours.

You will work closely with the IDVA service to review risk, develop safety plans and improve outcomes for all parties involved.

You will be passionate and committed to working within a multi-disciplinary team and will have will have a demonstrable track record of working with complex need service users. This may be within the field of domestic abuse, and/or mental health, substance misuse and offending.

We are looking to appoint to this role as soon as possible. Extensive training will be provided which may include the opportunity to gain accreditation for working with perpetrators of DVA.

This is an initial fixed-term contract until 31st May 2020, with an option to then extend until 2022.

We will also consider secondments.

Police vetting will be undertaken with the successful candidate.

 

Closing date: 28th July 2019

Interviews to be held 9th August 2019.

The interview will consist of attitudinal testing and a formal interview panel which includes key Drive stakeholders.

 

 

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Administration Assistant – Cranstoun, Sandwell (879)

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Administration Assistant
£18,426 – £19,171 per annum
35 hours per week.
Fixed Term for 12 months

Based at Cranstoun:Sandwell

 Ref: 879

 

Cranstoun:Sandwell provides a range of services for those affected by drugs and alcohol. The preventative and self help approach of the service compliments the established treatment and recovery interventions delivered across the Borough ensuring the service caters for all levels of need.

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.

Cranstoun are seeking a competent and experienced Administrator to support the delivery of drug and alcohol services in Sandwell.

You will be required to carry out general administrative and reception duties, as well as contributing to the performance reporting for the service. You will support the team by providing high quality and comprehensive customer relations.

You should have experience in general team administration, maintaining an efficient reception area, ensuring excellent customer service is provided when greeting visitors and answering the telephone. You will be able to work to deadlines, and be confident in dealing with partnering professionals and clients, as well as co-ordinating and supporting colleagues in their administrative work.

You will also be required to provide evening cover of one day a week until 8pm, on a rota-basis.

 

This post will be subject to a DBS Disclosure.

 

Unfortunately we are unable to accept CVs.

Closing Date:  26th July 2019

 

We welcome applications from all sections of the community. Working towards equality. Registered Charity No. 1061582.

 

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Support Worker-Swanswell, Birmingham (872)

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Salary: Up to £17,316 per annum
Hours: 37 per week
Based: Birmingham

Job Ref: 872

Swanswell support workers are responsible for offering practical support to service users so that they can change their lives and be happy. The role requires excellent communication skills and the ability to connect with people. You’ll work with service users in the community and their own homes, supporting them to develop skills and work towards independent, fulfilling and enjoyable lives. You will deliver high-quality person-centered housing support.

Support workers manage a caseload of people, which may include children, young people, and adults, helping them to learn and develop skills that will help them to make sustainable changes to their lifestyle. This may include supporting them to:

  • prevent homelessness by finding and/or maintaining accommodation
  • live within supported accommodation
  • live safely and independently in their own home
  • access primary health care services
  • improve and maintain mental health and wellbeing
  • maximize their income
  • budget money and pay bills

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 be very organized, and have the ability to work to deadlines

This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS check and Adult Barred list.

Unfortunately, we are unable to accept CVs.

Closing date: Rolling recruitment until positions are filled

Interview date: applications will be reviewed as they are submitted and interviews are taking place on a rolling basis

 

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