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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.


VOCATIONAL ADVISOR

Based in London Borough of Sutton - Ref: 15/05

One post, 18 hours per week salary 10,860.96 a year (including London weighting)

To assist people who have experienced mental health problems gain and retain employment, volunteering and vocational education. You will make links with community opportunities to access and create employment, volunteering and education opportunities and work in a person centred way to support service users to access the opportunities that meet their needs.

You will need experience of working in a vocational, or employment service, working with mental health, or other people related services, increasing choice & access and be committed to social inclusion.

The role of a Vocational Advisor is hugely satisfying and varied. The scope for creativity is excellent; networking and linking in with existing and new providers is essential, and the ability to work in a team and on your own initiative is vital.

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.

Email completed applications forms to; suttonstaff@imaginementalhealth.org.uk

Post completed application forms to;

Imagine, FAO Pat Stannard, CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon, CR0 2TB

CLOSING DATE 5pm Friday 20th March 2015.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted April 2015.

An enhanced DBS will be required for this post

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

We are recruiting for the following positions across the Merseyside area

Support Workers Full Time Accommodation Services

Based in Liverpool Ref: 15/06

37.5 hours per week, Salary 15,267.28 per annum additional 25.00 sleep in allowance

Support Worker Part Time Accommodation Services

Based in Liverpool Ref: 15/07

18.75 hours per week, Salary 7,633.64 per annum additional 25.00 sleep in allowance

We are looking to recruit individuals 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 work with service user with alcohol and substance misuse 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.

Please email your completed application form to:

imagine@imaginementalhealth.org.uk

Please quote individual reference numbers for the post(s) you wish to apply for.

Please note that we do not accept CVs

Closing date for applications Friday 20th March 2015

Interviews will take place Wednesday 8th April 2015

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ACCOMMODATION SERVICES Ref: 15/08

45,000 per annum

Full time – 37.5 hours per week

Company car or equivalent essential car users cash allowance

Company pension -14% into NHS pension or alternative

Retention Leave package

This is a new and exciting opportunity to join the Senior Management Team of a progressive forward-thinking mental health voluntary sector organisation.

Imagine provide recovery-based services, we have an excellent reputation with regard to social inclusion, supported accommodation, floating support, gender-specific services and promoting employment opportunities.

As Assistant Director of Accommodation Services, you will oversee management of supported accommodation and floating support services for people with learning disabilities and mental health needs.

The majority of existing services support service users with mental health needs.

The role will include tendering and developing additional services and providing advice and guidance to respective managers.

A professionally qualified Mental Health Practitioner with established clinical experience is required with assessment and risk management skills.

This postholder will be a member of the Senior Management Team and will have corporate responsibilities. Substantial management experience is required.

Imagine is committed to supporting continuous professional development.

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

An Enhanced DBS Check is required for this post.

Closing date/time for applications: 5pm Wednesday 18 March 2015

Interviews are currently scheduled to take place w/c 09 April 2015 in Liverpool however this is subject to potential change.

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