Co-occurring Conditions Trainee Recovery Worker

Inclusion

The closing date is 26 July 2024

Job summary

Looking to broaden your skillset and professional development? Then joining the No Wrong Door, Co-occurring Conditions Team is perfect for you.

We will support you to further develop with the aim to become an experienced Recovery Worker over a 12-18 month period. You will be expected to work with a caseload of substance use clients from the beginning, with the aim to expand this as the role progresses.

The disconnect between services for people with co-occurring conditions of mental ill-health and substance use has long been recognised as a barrier to the effective treatment of patients in the community. Significant funding has now been allocated to make this a thing of the past

If you are energised by our vision of an innovative NHS focused on tackling social exclusion and feel that you have the qualities to join our community based team then come and discuss with us how our needs might match your aspirations

Main duties of the job

Trainee Recovery Worker positions with the development to support you to become Recovery Workers.

Development Recovery Worker role with the resources to support you to become experienced Recovery Workers.

The post will be located in South Hampshire with possible bases of Gosport, Fareham and Havant.

By working with our partners in Community Mental Health services and Primary Care Networks, we aim to deliver truly person-centred care to those experiencing co-occurring conditions

Now is your chance to be part of this brand-new service in Hampshire. You will add to your skillset in the process, and work with a wide range of professionals in a variety of settings to deliver effective and long-lasting solutions to patients.

Inclusion is part of an NHS Trust offers excellent career and development opportunities and the potential to really make a difference to our service users and the wider communities in which we serve.

About us

Inclusion, created in 2002 is part of the Specialist Services Care Group of Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT). We provide caring and effective services across England, including, West Yorkshire, West Midlands, East Midlands, West Mercia, Thames Valley, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Thurrock, Essex.We support individuals, families and communities who are affected by addiction, crime, mental health or need treatment for their sexual health. We believe that the individuals and families who use our services should receive high quality, committed and inclusive care, realising all the benefits a modern NHS organisation can provide.We work with patients and our staff teams to achieve the best outcomes we can. We invest heavily in training and development, and the wellbeing of our people, both staff and service users is central to who we are. Here at MPFT, we are proud of the comprehensive wellbeing and lifestyle support offer available, in addition to in-house training and coaching support.Our services are robustly governed, evidence-based, inclusive, and designed and provided in conjunction with service users. We are committed to providing the best service we can, and if you share our values, we want you on our team!

Date posted

01 July 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 4

Salary

£25,147 to £27,596 a year Per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

301-IT-24-6424201

Job locations

Inclusion Fareham, Gosport & Havant

Dunsbury Way

Havant

PO9 5BG


Job description

Job responsibilities

With Inclusion Recovery Hampshire in partnership with Adult Mental Health services and Primary care. You will be working with the service users and multi-agency team members to support the delivery of Recovery focussed outcomes by promoting and creating opportunities in visible recovery, harm reduction and brief interventions.

The training role will lend itself to someone who hasnt previously worked within this type of setting but has related qualifications and is looking to gain experience working within this field.

For Further details please read the attached Job Description

Job description

Job responsibilities

With Inclusion Recovery Hampshire in partnership with Adult Mental Health services and Primary care. You will be working with the service users and multi-agency team members to support the delivery of Recovery focussed outcomes by promoting and creating opportunities in visible recovery, harm reduction and brief interventions.

The training role will lend itself to someone who hasnt previously worked within this type of setting but has related qualifications and is looking to gain experience working within this field.

For Further details please read the attached Job Description

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Level 3 NVQ or Diploma in Health and Social Care or equivalent in a related field which may include counselling, social work, nursing, psychology, human resources, social studies Or Equivalent experience

Desirable

  • Relevant training / Qualification in associated field, CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Brief solution focussed therapy, Mapping techniques (ITEP/BTEI)

Experience

Essential

  • A commitment to recovery based interventions and harm reduction approaches for substance misuse and mental health conditions.
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Level 3 NVQ or Diploma in Health and Social Care or equivalent in a related field which may include counselling, social work, nursing, psychology, human resources, social studies Or Equivalent experience

Desirable

  • Relevant training / Qualification in associated field, CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Brief solution focussed therapy, Mapping techniques (ITEP/BTEI)

Experience

Essential

  • A commitment to recovery based interventions and harm reduction approaches for substance misuse and mental health conditions.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

Inclusion

Address

Inclusion Fareham, Gosport & Havant

Dunsbury Way

Havant

PO9 5BG


Employer's website

https://www.mpft.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Inclusion

Address

Inclusion Fareham, Gosport & Havant

Dunsbury Way

Havant

PO9 5BG


Employer's website

https://www.mpft.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Service Lead

Chris Cunnane

christopher.cunnane@mpft.nhs.uk

07929833236

Date posted

01 July 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 4

Salary

£25,147 to £27,596 a year Per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

301-IT-24-6424201

Job locations

Inclusion Fareham, Gosport & Havant

Dunsbury Way

Havant

PO9 5BG


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