Family Brief Intervention Worker

Warwickshire School Health and Wellbeing Service Caldecote Hub (Nuneaton)

Salary:  Competitive

Fulltime: 37 hours (All Year Round)

Flexible working maybe considered

Ref: 042/17

Warwickshire School Health and Wellbeing service is a highly innovative, visible, accessible and confidential outcome focussed service that reduces health inequalities and improves the health and wellbeing of school aged children and young people in Warwickshire. The Service is managed by Compass; a national charity.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual who wants to make a difference to the lives of children, young people and their families across Warwickshire by helping us deliver the Healthy Child Programme. The successful candidate will be based at Caldecote and will work as an active member of the School Nurse team. 

Daily tasks will include the delivery of a range of delegated activities.  These could include providing families will advise around behaviour management, bedtime routines, healthy eating and bedwetting together with the gathering of health related data.  The successful candidate will have advanced communication skills and experience of working with children, young people and families.  They will be adept at maintaining discretion and confidentiality at all times.

You will share Compass’ commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

An Enhanced DBS check will be undertaken before appointment can be confirmed.

·         Generous annual leave • Childcare voucher scheme  • Employee assistance programme and OH service • Generous pension scheme • Excellent learning & development opportunities

Please send completed Application & Equality Monitoring forms to recruitment@compass-uk.org

Closing Date: Sunday 2nd July 2017

Interviews: Thursday 13th July.

Compass is committed to equal opportunities.

Administrator

Warwickshire School Health & Wellbeing Service (Rugby Hub)

Salary: £14,021 - £16,563  p.a.

Full time: 37 hours (All year round)

Ref: 041/17

 Enthusiastic Administrator required to support our School Nursing team, working in our central office based in Rugby, Warwickshire. Some flexibility around working hours is on offer, and the opportunity to work with a friendly team of nurses offering a complete package of assistance to young people and schools across the local area. This is a very much a role that you can develop and make your own.

Our School Health & Wellbeing Service is a highly innovative, visible, accessible and confidential outcome focussed service that reduces health inequalities and improves the health and wellbeing of school aged children and young people in Warwickshire. The Service is managed by Compass; a national charity.

We are seeking a well-motivated and highly organised client focused administrator to work as part a large skill mix team providing professional administrative support to the team and wider stakeholders (children/young people, parents/families and professionals).

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a busy office environment, dealing with client queries and establishing effective and efficient administrative systems.

You will share Compass’ commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

An Enhanced DBS check will be undertaken before appointment can be confirmed.

·         Generous annual leave • Childcare voucher scheme  • Employee assistance programme and OH service • Generous pension scheme  • Excellent learning & development opportunities

Please send completed Application & Equality Monitoring forms to recruitment@compass-uk.org

Closing Date: Sunday 2nd July 2017

Interviews: TBC

Compass is committed to equal opportunities.

 

 

Support Worker

Milton Keynes Young People’s Service

Salary: £17,245 p.a.

Full time: 37 hours

Fixed Term: 10 month maternity cover commencing 1st August 2017

Ref: 040/17

Compass Milton Keynes Young People’s Service provides specialist intervention to young people who are experiencing problems with substance misuse. This is done on a 1-1 outreach basis in a variety of venues including schools and youth centres.

We are seeking a Support Worker to carry out targeted work that will support engagement with the specialist intervention.

The successful candidate will support with the co-facilitation of groups in schools, delivering assemblies in schools, drop in’s at youth centres and work with partner agencies to conduct assertive outreach engagement. You will also have the opportunity to work on targeted projects with partner agencies such as Thames Valley Police and Integrated Youth Services.

The role also involves a variety of administrative tasks such as minute taking, managing the client database, managing service databases and preparing statistical information for contract reporting.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with young people and be confident in delivering group work interventions. They will be a proactive team member and be able to work within the boundaries and specifications of a young person’s service, including safeguarding children.

You need to have a full driving licence and access to own transport.

An Enhanced DBS check will be undertaken before appointment can be confirmed.

·         Generous annual leave • Childcare voucher scheme• Employee assistance programme and OH service • Generous pension scheme   • Excellent learning & development opportunities

Please send completed Application and Equality Monitoring forms to recruitment@compass-uk.org

Closes on 17/07/2017

Interview date to be confirmed

Compass is committed to equal opportunities.

Young People’s Substance Misuse Practitioner

Milton Keynes Young People’s Service

Full-time (37 hours)

Salary: £20,454 - £24,201 p.a.

Ref: 039/17

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Young People’s Substance Misuse Practitioner at our Milton Keynes Young People’s Service.

The service has been providing structured and targeted interventions to young people engaging in or at risk of substance misuse for the last 12 years. The post holder will work on an outreach basis across the area including visiting schools, children’s family practices, youth clubs and other venues, in order to provide interventions to young people.

The successful applicant will be solution focused, creative and committed to helping young people and families make positive lifestyle choices and have a good knowledge of cognitive behavioural interventions.

Duties will also include delivering 1-1 and group work interventions, targeted outreach to engage hard to reach young people and delivery of professional workforce development packages to partner agencies. The successful applicant will need to be able to prioritise their workload in order to manage high case-loads, complete written work to a high standard and support the targeted functions of the service.

The post holder will need to work to safeguard young people and have knowledge of legislation including Fraser Guidelines for assessing competency.

The post holder will also need to have previous experience delivering drug and alcohol interventions to clients on a 1:1 basis.

Please note that you must hold a full driving licence and have access to a vehicle.

You will share Compass’ commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

You will be required to work 37 hours per week and your working hours and days may vary depending on operational requirements. Normal working days are between Monday and Friday, with some evening, weekend and bank holiday work as required.

An Enhanced DBS check will be undertaken before appointment can be confirmed.

·         Generous annual leave • Childcare voucher scheme                                                • Employee assistance programme and OH service • Generous pension scheme                                                    • Excellent learning & development opportunities

Please send complete Application and Equality Monitoring Forms to                     recruitment@compass-uk.org

Closing date for completed applications is 26th June 2017

Interviews to be held on: 6th July 2017

Compass is committed to equal opportunities.

Administrator

York Head Office

£8.30 per hour

Part-time: (20 hours) Working pattern negotiable                                                              Some flexibility around working hours is negotiable within our standard office times Monday - Thursday 9:00 – 17:00, Friday 9:00 – 16:30.

Fixed Term Contract: 8 weeks commencing Monday 26th June

Ref: 037/17

Working as an integral part of the Head Office Central Administration Team, the post holder will undertake general administrative support with specific responsibility for responding effectively and efficiently in supporting the wider Head Office Team and Organisation.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a busy office environment, will be well-motivated and highly organised, customer focused and able to work as part of a large skill mix team providing professional administrative support to the team and wider stakeholders.

Please send completed Application and Equality Monitoring Forms to recruitment@compass-uk.org

Closing date:             Midday Monday 19th June

Interview date:          Friday 23rd June

You will share Compass’ commitment to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Compass is committed to equal opportunities

NMP Team Leader

Milton Keynes

Full Time (37hrs)

Salary: £36,018 - £43,858

Ref: 036/17

Compass is a rapidly expanding independent sector organisation providing substance misuse services across England. In Milton Keynes Compass provides a large integrated drug and alcohol service providing all elements of the treatment system and we are seeking an experienced NMP team leader to lead a team of link Workers, recovery workers and nurses. The NMP will work under the guidance of the service manager and the Compass lead nurse. The team leader will provide NMP clinics and in conjunction with the service manager the will support:

·         Effective partnership/stakeholder relationships

·         Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults

·         Service development

·         Performance management

·         Quality assurance

·         Efficient national and local reporting

·         Compliance with national and contractual obligations including CQC registration and performance against payment by result targets. 

·         contribute to Management meetings 

The successful applicant will have experience of leading within a substance misuse service and be able to work flexibly to support the changing needs of the environment. The post holder will have experience in developing relationships with key partners and hold a detailed knowledge of all forms of substance misuse treatment including psycho-social and harm reduction, and be committed to managing a service that provides recovery focused interventions.

The post holder will share Compass commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

• Generous annual leave • Childcare Voucher Scheme • Employee Assistance Programme and OH Service • Excellent Learning & Development Opportunities • Generous Pension Scheme

Please send completed application and equality monitoring forms to recruitment@compass-uk.org

Closing date:            23 June 2017

Interview date:       4 July 2017

Compass is committed to equal opportunities