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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/06/2022.


Job Reference: 301-LL-22-142740

Inclusion HMP Grendon
£20,330 - £21,777

Inclusion, created in 2002 is part of the Specialist Services Care Group of Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT).

We believe that the individuals and families who use our services should receive high quality, committed and inclusive services realising all the benefits a modern national NHS organisation can bring. To do this, we need a well trained and supported workforce and place significant investment in training and development opportunities. We have market-leading opportunities and terms and conditions.

We are proud to have dedicated, passionate and professional staff across our services. We employ a broad spectrum of roles to ensure we meet the needs of those we work with. This includes Doctors, Nurses, Therapists, Allied Health Professionals, Psycho-social Workers, Peer Mentors and Volunteers.

There has never been a better time to join Inclusion (and the Trust); take a look at our Benefits Leaflet to see what else we can offer you.

The Trust works in partnership with the NHS programme ‘Step into Health’, supporting ex-service personnel into a career in the NHS.

Do you want to make a real difference to those most in need? Why not bring your admin skills and help our Team to support individuals in their recovery?

Our Substance Misuse Service at HMP Grendon is looking for a dynamic and experienced part-time (18.45 hours per week) Administrator to join our busy, friendly and professional team. The Substance Misuse Team is an innovative forward thinking team, committed to a Recovery focused approach that meets individual’s needs.

Working within the prison environment, provides a challenging backdrop to some of the most rewarding work you will do within your career. Our aim is to provide the best quality care we can which means ensuring respect and wellbeing is central to our approach in supporting people to change their lives for the better.

You will be the single point of contact for the team responding to service queries in person and over the phone and dealing with service user and partner agency inquiries.

HMP Grendon is a Category B therapeutic community based within Buckinghamshire with a capacity of holding 238 adult males.

More about the role…

You will be mainly be responsible for:

- Daily management of referrals into service – registering incoming referrals onto the system and following the relevant pathway.

- Dealing efficiently with the department’s incoming enquiries; prioritising and communicating these to the team.

- Data input for NDTMS

- Managing databases

- Liaising with community and prison based services, Primary Care, Probation, Prison Staff, among others.

- Minute monthly business meetings, and the daily briefing meeting.

The postholder will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, organisational, proven administration and IT skills are essential for this role as well as an adaptable, flexible approach to work and be able to work well within a team as well as being able to use own initiative.

Our offer

In return for your passion and commitment, you can expect the following from us:

  • Monthly supervision and annual appraisal
  • The benefit of working for one of the largest Trusts in the country
  • Learning and development opportunities for career progression and individual professional development
  • Development Days hosted by the Directorate and genuine support from colleagues working in prisons across the country
  • Cycle to work scheme and comprehensive wellbeing offer
  • Free on-site parking
  • Flexible working to allow for work/life balance

If you would like to know more and find out whether joining our friendly dedicated team is for you please get in touch, we would love to speak to you. (Maureen Foreman 07971940932).

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Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and operates a no smoking at work policy.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust has a positive attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.

PLEASE NOTE: should we have a high volume of applications the Trust may close the vacancy early.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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