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IMAGINE INDEPENDENCE JOB PAGE

Recruitment Procedure

Thank you for your interest in working for Imagine Independence.

If you wish to apply for one of the posts advertised, please note a job description, person specification,†application form, and ex-offenders statement†are available as download documents below.††

All candidates should read the Ex-offenders statement and if relevant, complete and submit disclosures clearly marked "for the attention of I Brodie Browne".††

When completing the application form you should pay particular attention to the points in the person specification; our short-listing procedure is based on how well candidates match these requirements.† Please read the guidance notes on the application form carefully and note that we do not accept CVs.

The monitoring form is confidential and will be separated from your application before short-listing.† By completing the monitoring form you will help us to monitor the effectiveness of our policy in attracting candidates from all sections of the community.

Completed applications can be emailed, direct to Head Office: imagine@imaginementalhealth.org.uk

or posted, to the named administrator identified in the job advertisement.

Imagine Independence is unable to respond to all unsuccessful applicants,† Usually, successful applicants are contacted within 3 weeks of the closing date, if you have not heard from us in that timeframe your application should be considered unsuccessful on this occasion.

Candidates should complete the Employment Application Form in the DOWNLOADS section below.


Support Worker (Forensic Outreach)††Based in Liverpool †††††††††††††† Ref: 14/31

18.75Hours per week, flexible

Salary £7,633.64 ††per annum

We are looking to recruit an individual with a positive ‘can do’ attitude and a flexible approach to work.

†††††††† As part of a team you will provide effective person-centred support to service users in their own homes, in the community and in their recovery.

†††††††† It is work that demands a wide variety of life experience, good communication skills and experience of working with vulnerable people, either in a paid or voluntary capacity.

†††††††† Experience of social housing and the benefits system would be an advantage.

†††††††† Experience of work with service user with a forensic history would be an advantage

An enhanced Disclosure will be required for this post.A commitment towards promoting independence and social inclusion is essential.Our benefits include a generous holiday allowance, contributory pension scheme and career development opportunities.

View job details and application form online at

www.imaginementalhealth.org.uk

Please email your completed application form to:

imagine@imaginementalhealth.org.uk

Please quote reference number for this post.

Please note that we do not accept CVs

Closing date for applications 10th October 2014

Interviews will take place 20th October 2014


Support Worker (Floating Support)††Based in Knowsley ††††††††††††††††† Ref: 14/30

33.75Hours per week, flexible

Salary £13,740.55 ††per annum

We are looking to recruit an individual with a positive ‘can do’ attitude and a flexible approach to work.

†††††††† As part of a team you will provide effective person-centred support to service users in their own homes and in the community throughout the Knowsley area.

†††††††† It is work that demands a wide variety of life experience, good communication skills and experience of working with vulnerable people, either in a paid or voluntary capacity.

†††††††† Experience of social housing and the benefits system would be an advantage.

An enhanced Disclosure will be required for this post.A commitment towards promoting independence and social inclusion is essential.Our benefits include a generous holiday allowance, contributory pension scheme and career development opportunities.

View job details and application form online at

www.imaginementalhealth.org.uk

Please email your completed application form to:

imagine@imaginementalhealth.org.uk

Please quote reference number 14/30 for this post.

Please note that we do not accept CVs

Closing date for applications 22nd September 2014

Interviews will take place 30th September

SUPPORT WORKERS†††††††† Supported Accommodation (Merseyside)†† ††††††††††† Ref: 14/29

†††††††† 37.5 hours per week.††††††††††††††††††

†††††††† Salary £15,267.28 per annum.

†††††††† Sleep ins on a rota basis – £25 per night

Your role will be to provide personalised support to tenants with mental health and alcohol problems in line with person centred plans.In short we are looking for people who can empower, challenge, promote confidence and find solutions. It is work that demands a wide variety of life experience, good communication skills and experience of working with vulnerable adults.

Supported Accommodation - you will be required to undertake sleep-in duties on a rota basis

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

You should either hold, or be willing to work towards an NVQ3 in Health & Social Care or equivalent.If you have a positive ‘can do’ attitude and a commitment to promoting and working in a socially inclusive manner then we want to hear from you.

A knowledge of working with drug and alcohol dependency is desirable.

An Enhanced Disclosure will be required for this post.

View job details and application form online at

www.imaginementalhealth.org.uk

Please email your completed application form to:

imagine@imaginementalhealth.org.uk

Please note we only shortlist from the Application Form.

CV’s are not accepted.

Closing date for applications

Friday 12 September 2014

Interview date

Monday 22 September 2014

Mental Health Recovery Worker - Wigan Independent Living Service Ref: 14/27 (37.5) and 14/28 (18.75)

1x 37.5 hours per week ††††Salary: £17,773.86 per annum

1x 18.75 hours per week†† Salary: £8,886.93 per annum

We are looking for experienced individuals to support a caseload of 22 clients (Full-time) &11 clients (Part-time) in our Wigan Social Inclusion and Independent Living Service. The successful candidate will be required to offer support in the following areas:

†††††††† Managing peoples mental health issues

†††††††† Improving physical health

†††††††† Improving positive life skills

†††††††† Expanding friendships and taking part in community activities

†††††††† Housing related support

The post will be based in Wigan Investment Centre, Waterside Drive, Wigan WN3 5BA and will be managed by the Day Services Manager. You will need to be flexible and available to work some evening / weekend work. (Limited).

An Enhanced Disclosure will be required for this post.

View job details and application form online at

www.imaginementalhealth.org.uk

Please email your completed application form to:

imagine@imaginementalhealth.org.uk

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5th September 2014.

Interviews will take place at Wigan Investment Centre on week beginning 15th September 2014


RELIEF SUPPORT WORKERS

LIVERPOOL - all areas

£7.81 per hour, includes holiday pay, plus a sleep-in payment of £25 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.

Your role will include encouraging and supporting service users to take on roles within the service; providing advice and guidance; key holding; managing petty cash; supporting service users to shop and organise snacks and hot drinks; responding to service user individual needs.

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.†An enhanced DBS will be required for this post.†††

Recruitment Procedure

Thank you for your interest in working for Imagine.†† If you wish to apply for one of the posts advertised please note a job description, person specification,† application form, and ex-offenders statement†are available as download documents below.††

All candidates should read the Ex-offenders statement and if relevant† complete and submit disclosures clearly marked "for the attention of I Brodie Browne".††

When completing the application form you should pay particular attention to the points in the person specification,† our short-listing procedure is based on how well candidates match these requirements.† Please read the guidance notes on the application form carefully and note that we do not accept CV’s.

The monitoring form is confidential and will be separated from your application before short-listing.† By completing the monitoring form you will help us to monitor the effectiveness of our policy in attracting candidates from all sections of the community.

Completed applications can be emailed, direct to Head Office: imagine@imaginementalhealth.org.uk

or posted, to the named administrator identified in the job advertisement.

Imagine are unable to respond to all unsuccessful applicants,† Usually, successful applicants are contacted within 3 weeks of the closing date, if you have not heard from us in that timeframe your application should be considered unsuccessful on this occasion.

ALL DOWNLOAD DOCUMENTS ARE INDEXED AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE

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

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