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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 statementare 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.


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.

Mentor & Befriending Co-ordinator Ref: 15/16

Based in London Borough of Croydon – 28 hours per week, flexible

Salary: 16,895 p.a. including London weighting.

To help organise and support our mentoring and befriending service. This will involve dealing with initial referrals, on-going client contacts and queries. You will be reporting to the Mentoring and Befriending Team Leader. You will also be responsible for organising and line managing two admin support staff..

This role entails supporting people with mental health issues in their recovery and independence. It will include assistance with the recruitment and training volunteers to carry out the role of mentoring and befriending people. The role will require a very motivated, enthusiastic and highly organised person.

We are committed to having a staff team that is representative of our client group, and welcome applications from people who have personal experience of using or having used mental health

services, are disabled and/or from black and minority ethnic backgrounds.

Our benefits include contributory pension scheme, generous holiday allowance and career development opportunities. Please include reference number on all applications.

CLOSING DATE Noon Monday 8th June 2015. Please email completed application forms to pstannard@imaginementalhealth.org.uk or if by post to

Imagine

FAO Pat Stannard

CVA Resource Centre

82 London Road

Croydon

CR0 2TB

An enhanced DBS will be required for this post

Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

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 are looking for a staff member who is understanding, approachable, empathetic, fun and open minded who is consistent in approach, and dedicated to working in a person centred way. You will be required to provide a range of support services to women with multiple needs based on a model of Hope and Recovery. You must be able to recognise and adhere to the importance of personal boundaries.

We have a position available based in Salford, Manchester M30.

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

occupational qualification under the Equality Act 2010.

  • Temporary Senior Support Worker 6 month contract. Ref: 15/16
  • 20,106.17 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 with multiple needs fostering a ‘hope and recovery’ model, In partnership with the Manager and Team Leaders, the Senior Support Worker will provide informal leadership, coaching and support to less experienced team members.

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. NVQ 3 in Health & Social Care or the commitment to work towards it would be an advantage.

Our benefits for the post includes attractive holiday entitlement, pension scheme, supervision, personal development and training opportunities.

An Enhanced disclosure is required for this post.

  • Closing date: Monday 1st June 2015
  • Interviews: Wednesday 10th June 2015

Return completed applications to sdix@imaginementalhealth.org.uk

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