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IMAGINE INDEPENDENCE JOB  PAGE 

 

An independent registered charity, IMAGINE provides community based mental health services to people who need support with life skills, housing, empowerment and community participation. Through our innovative person centred solutions, we aim to help each individual make the right lifestyle choices for their particular needs. 

SPECIALIST PROJECT WORKERS – OFFENDING      Ref: 15/52

£9,000 p.a.         18.75 hours per week

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  Offers of employment are subject to a clear and satisfactory enhanced DBS check

 

The post involves providing person-centred holistic support within the community in order to reduce re-offending.

There will be close partnership work with specialist services to access appropriate support.

The successful applicants will be highly motivated with the ability to work to recovery principals.

Ideally you will have experience of working with people described as having complex needs including substance misuse, alcohol dependency, mental health, offending profiles.

You will be based in 1 of 3 hubs located across Wigan working alongside generic workers.

A full induction programme will be provided.

 

View job details and application forms online at www.imaginementalhealth.org.uk

Alternatively, email l.lewis@imaginementalhealth.org.uk

Telephone enquiries to 0151 709 2366

Please quote the relevant reference number

 

Closing date 29th January 2016

 

Imagine aims to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. Registered Charity No. 1010203

 

Taking women’s mental health in a whole new direction 

We have support worker positions available based in Salford, Manchester

Posts are open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine

Occupational qualification under the Equality Act 2010

 

Support Workers • Ref: 15/50

• £16,531.74 pa • 37.5 hrs pw as part of rota including days, waking nights & weekends 

Working as part of a team, you’ll help to provide a range of support services to women who have been recently discharged from secure services and help ensure that service users are empowered wherever possible to make decisions and take control over their lives. A commitment towards promoting independence and social inclusion is essential. Experience of working with women in a supported housing or community mental health setting is desirable. QCF/NVQ level 3 in Health & Social Care or the commitment to work towards it would be an advantage.

 Our service users request that applicants are easy to talk to, listen well, enjoy cooking and going to the gym and non-judgemental. 

An Enhanced disclosure and POVA check is required for this post. 

Our benefits for both posts include attractive holiday entitlement, pension scheme, supervision, personal development and training opportunities. 

An Enhanced disclosure is required for this post.  

 

Closing date: Friday 29th January 2016 at 5pm 

View Job details and application form online at www.imaginementalhealth.org.uk return applications to l.lewis@imaginementalhealth.org.uk

 

 

If you want to be part of providing a progressive service in Sutton, have expertise in linking people into employment, volunteering and community opportunities and have a desire to assist people with mental health needs to access these opportunities, we want to hear from you.

 

IMAGINE is a mental health charity.  We are well known for providing a socially inclusive service called ‘Mainstream’, which has achieved national recognition.

 

EMPLOYMENT ADVISOR/WELLBEING NAVIGATOR

Based in London Borough of Sutton  

Salary: £21,314.67 - 34 hours (fixed to end June with potential to become permanent)   

Ref: 15/51

 

Imagine Sutton delivers 2 services.

·         The employment service supports people with mental health needs into/in employment to gain and retain paid work.

·         The wellbeing service led by Imagine and in partnership with Age UK Sutton, Off The Record and Sutton Carers Centre, supports people into vocational and community opportunities and those with other wellbeing needs. This is part of a primary care service with South West London St Georges.

 

There is now a unique opportunity to work across the 2 services as Employment Advisor (18 hrs) and Wellbeing Navigator (16 hrs includes evening and Saturday am work pro rata).

Particularly good for someone who likes to provide wider support

 

You should have experience of linking socially excluded people into employment and vocational opportunities. You will need to demonstrate ability to provide a range of support for clients to achieve/retain work and to liaise with employers for employment/work placement opportunities, working to the IPS principles. The ability to work towards and meet targets is vital.

 

Both roles require skills in assessing and developing person centred support plans, ability to empower, motivate and increase choice, manage a diverse caseload and keep accurate and timely records. The scope for creativity is excellent; networking and linking in with community organisations across the borough is essential, as is the ability to work with IT particularly databases. You will need to be able to work in a multi disciplinary team, ensuring coordinated approach to support.

 

You will be committed to your own professional and personal development and be able to manage the diversity of the 2 roles (employment being intensive and rapid job focused work; wellbeing being short term and timely access to community resources, services and clinical provision). A flexible working approach is required, as well as team working, self management skills and outreach working with GPs and health agencies.

 

For an application form and further details please download from

www.imaginementalhealth.org.uk

or telephone 0208 253 7068 quoting the reference number 15/51

Please email your completed application form to:

pstannard@imaginementalhealth.org.uk

 

Or post completed application forms to; Imagine, FAO Pat Stannard, c/o CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon, CR0 2TB.  Please note that we do not accept CVs.

 

 

In addition to competitive terms and conditions we offer an opportunity to undertake a range of training linked to your personal development. An enhanced DBS will be required. CLOSING DATE: Monday 18th January 2016, 5 pm

 

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted w/c 25th January 2016, interviews in w/c 1st February 2016

 

RELIEF SUPPORT WORKERS

 

Eccles - Manchester

£7.85 per hour, includes holiday pay

We require a small team of ‘area based’ casual relief support workers to work on an ‘as and when required’ basis, to provide holiday and sickness cover. Posts are open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine Occupational qualification under the Equality Act 2010

As part of a team, you would provide effective person-centred support to service users .  It is work that demands a wide variety of life experience, and either an experience of working with vulnerable people, in a paid or voluntary capacity or an understanding of how mental health issues may impact on individuals.

This is an ideal opportunity for the right individuals to gain experience of working within a national mental health organisation.

The right candidate will have the following attributes:  

 

  • Have a positive ‘can do attitude
  • Be sensitive to individuals needs
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be self motivated

All candidates must be available to work at short notice

A full induction programme will be provided.

Please note, we shortlist from information on the application form only application to be sent to l.lewis@imaginementalhealth.org.uk

 


  RELIEF SUPPORT WORKERS

 

LIVERPOOL - All Areas

£7.85 per hour, includes holiday pay, plus a sleep-in payment of £65 per night (where applicable).

We require a small team of ‘area based’ casual relief support workers to work on an ‘as and when required’ basis, to provide holiday and sickness cover in accommodation and floating support settings.

As part of a team, you would provide effective person-centred support to service users in their own homes and in the community.  It is work that demands a wide variety of life experience, and either an experience of working with vulnerable people, in a paid or voluntary capacity or an understanding of how mental health issues may impact on individuals.

This is an ideal opportunity for the right individuals to gain experience of working within a national mental health organisation.

The right candidate will have the following attributes:  

 

  • Have a positive ‘can do attitude
  • Be sensitive to individuals needs
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be self motivated

All candidates must be available to work at short notice

A full induction programme will be provided.

Please note, we shortlist from information on the application form only

Please do not submit your CV. 

 Please email your application to imagine@imaginementalhealth.org.uk

 

An enhanced Criminal Record Bureau disclosure will be required for this post.

RELIEF SUPPORT WORKERS

Covering Merseyside Area as follows:

 

We require a small team of ‘area based’ casual relief support workers to work on an ‘as and when required’ basis, to provide holiday and sickness cover in accommodation and floating support settings. 

As part of a team, you would provide effective person-centred support to service users in their own homes and in the community.  It is work that demands a wide variety of life experience, and either an experience of working with vulnerable people, in a paid or voluntary capacity or an understanding of how mental health issues may impact on individuals.

 

Covering London Borough of Redbridge Area as follows:

Imagine require a small team of casual relief support workers to work on an ‘ as and when required basis’, to work in Mental health Drop Ins in Redbridge.

COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS TO BE EMAILED TO IMAGINE@IMAGINEMENTALHEALTH.ORG.UK WHERE DIRECT EMAILS ARE NOT PROVIDED:  PLEASE SEE RECRUITMENT PROCEDURE BELOW

 

VOLUNTEERS WANTED

Imagine, a charity with a positive approach to mental health working to promote opportunities for people to live a full and independent life.

Given the extensive services we deliver across Liverpool and Knowsley, we are looking for enthusiastic and reliable volunteers who would like to join us in supporting our clients in moving forward in their recovery.

If you feel you have a Interest or Hobby   to share and want to help others in becoming independent either within a group or on a 1:1 basis, please get in touch.

Skills may include: teaching, English, maths, IT, Job seeking, allotment maintenance, Photography, music, men’s activities, sports, social or independent living.

For Liverpool contact Sue via befriending@imaginementalhealth.org.uk

For Knowsley contact Katy via volunteerknowsley@imaginementalhealth.org.uk

Company Reg No: 2699682 Reg Charity No: 1010203

 

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