Job Title: Senior Practitioner Ref: SPLWN-0119 Salary: Grade E £30,012-£33,459 inc ILW 6.5% non contributory pension Hours: 37.5 per week […]
Job Title: Senior Practitioner
Salary: Grade E £30,012-£33,459 inc ILW 6.5% non contributory pension
Hours: 37.5 per week
Number of posts: 1
Contract Type: Fixed Term (10 Months)
Closing Date: Midnight 10th February 2019
Interview Date: TBC
At Thames Reach we are committed to helping homeless and vulnerable people to live in decent homes, build supportive relationships and lead fulfilling lives. Our vision is to end street homelessness and our aim is to achieve the highest standards and effectiveness in service delivery to vulnerable people.
We are looking for an organised, motivated and engaged manager to join the Living Well Network (LWN) Hub, the front door to mental health support in Lambeth. The LWN Hub is a busy, fast paced environment offering brief interventions delivered by a multi-disciplinary team consisting of support workers, community psychiatric nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, peer mentors and psychiatrists.
This is a great opportunity for an experienced worker to move into a management role overseeing busy, high profile frontline services. You will be responsible for the line management of front-line staff, and participate in the management of a locality within the LWN Hub. To join us in this role you will need:
-Knowledge of the needs and hopes of vulnerable people – particularly those with mental health issues and complex needs.
-Strong networking and relationship building skills.
-Experience of adapting to processes in periods of change.
-The ability to set standards and inspire staff, enabling service users to receive the highest standard of support.
-To ensure that monitoring and data collection is of high standard.
The team works across Lambeth and is currently based in offices in Brixton, you will be expected to travel across the borough in order to meet the needs of our clients.
Thames Reach is committed to achieving a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We value, respect, and celebrate diversity. We welcome and encourage applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their history of homelessness, sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religious belief.
Please download the application pack and return to firstname.lastname@example.org