Young People’s Substance Misuse Worker

Harrow Young People’s Service

Full time:       37 Hours – Fixed Term Contract 9 months - Maternity Cover

Salary:           £22,529 (inc. LWA)

Ref:                078.17

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a fixed term contract, 9 months (Maternity Cover) for a Young People’s Substance Misuse Practitioner at our Harrow Young People’s service.

Compass is the sole provider of substance misuse treatment for young people in the London Borough of Harrow.  The service is set up to provide and deliver all elements of the treatment system.

The service has been providing structured and targeted interventions to young people engaging in or at risk of substance misuse.  The post holder will work on an outreach basis across the area including visiting schools, working with the Metropolitan Police, the Children and Families service, the YOT and Northwick Park Hospital as well as other agencies.

The role will involve supporting young people away from engaging in substance misuse and providing them with skills and coping strategies to manage their recovery journey, 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 prioritise their workload in order to manage high-risk caseload

·         Complete written work to a high standard and support the targeted functions of the service.

·         Be solution-focussed and creative

·         Committed to helping young people and their families make positive lifestyle choices and achieve better life-based outcomes.

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

·         An enhanced DBS check will be undertaken before appointment can be confirmed.

We offer a range of benefits for our employees including:

·         Generous annual leave of 27 Days p.a, plus Public Bank Holidays

·         Typical working pattern of Monday – Friday

·         Childcare voucher scheme  

·         Specsavers Eye test for VDU users

·         Generous pension scheme                                      

·         Employee assistance programme and OH service

·         Excellent learning & development opportunities

To apply please send completed Application forms to recruitment@compass-uk.org

Closing date for completed applications is 9 January 2018.

Interviews to be held on 19 January 2018.

Compass is committed to equal opportunities.

Young People’s Nurse

Compass REACH - Based Oak Beck House covering the Harrogate area

Salary Scale:               £29,117 – £31,366 p.a.

 Full time:                   37 hours

Ref: 74.17

If you are a nurse and want to make a difference to the lives of young people and their families within the Harrogate area then we need you to help us deliver a dynamic and innovative Health & Wellbeing Service.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join our team of dedicated specialist nurses and practitioners. You will be part of a truly innovative and responsive service that is committed to helping young people make sustainable lifestyle changes in order to improve their long-term health, resilience and emotional wellbeing in order that they might reach their potential.

Compass REACH is the specialist young people’s drug and alcohol treatment provider for North Yorkshire and works with children and young people aged 9 – 19 (and up to 25 for those with special educational needs or disabilities). We also work with children and young people who may benefit from receiving early help and prevention work in relation to emotional wellbeing and mental health issues, and the team of qualified nurses deliver support to existing service users around sexual health matters.

The post holder will be a suitably qualified nurse who is registered with the NMC and will report directly to the Service Manager/Nurse Team Leader. You will share Compass’ commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young people and vulnerable adults.  Working independently but also as a key member of our team will require you to work autonomously, but also support within the wider team.

This role will predominantly be working Monday – Friday with occasional evening or weekend work, as we value work, life balance. We also offer a range of benefits for our employees including:

  • Generous annual leave of 27 Days p.a, plus Public Bank Holidays
  • Typical working hours of Monday – Friday
  • Childcare voucher scheme  
  • Specsavers Eye test for VDU users 
  • Generous pension scheme                                    
  • Employee assistance programme and OH service 
  • Excellent learning & development opportunities

For further information or for an informal conversation about the role please contact Lisa Gale, Compass REACH Service Manager  lisa.gale@compass-uk.org

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

To apply, please send completed Application forms to recruitment@compass-uk.org

Closing date: Monday 4th December 2017 at 9:00am

Interviews: Thursday 7th December 2017 in Northallerton

Compass is committed to equal opportunities.

Young People’s Substance Misuse Worker

Warwickshire Young People’s Service

Salary:           £20,454 - £24,201 p.a.

Fulltime:        37 Hours

Ref: 076/17

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Young People’s Substance Misuse Worker to join our Warwickshire Young People’s Service. This post will be based in Rugby; however, there will be an expectation for the successful applicant to be working on an outreach basis across the county including working out of co-locations and satellite sites.

You will undertake a range of duties including comprehensive assessments, the assessment of risk and competency to consent to treatment, and you will also be delivering a range of targeted and specialist interventions to young people and adults up to the age of 25, in order to support them to make positive and long term life style changes with regards to their substance misuse.

Your interventions will include brief psycho-social interventions; specialist harm reduction; family work; MI and relapse prevention and you will also facilitate care planning and working with other lead professionals involved in the care of the young people and adults you work with. The interventions extend to smoking cessation and hidden harm work for children affected by parental substance misuse.

It is essential that work is carried out within the context of legislation including Working Together to safeguard Children (2015), Care Act (2014), Equality Act (2010), NICE Guidelines (including NG64), CQC Fundamental Standards of Practice.                            

This post requires a creative and dynamic approach to engaging with hard to reach and other vulnerable groups of young people. There is an expectation that you will undertake a specialist lead role focusing on a particular area of practice (i.e. Young People in transition, Looked after Children/Health/Diversity/BME Groups) and deliver a range of targeted interventions. You will be expected to deliver workshops to professionals, young people and their families and be able to build long term sustainable relationships with key stakeholders, community groups and community leaders across the across Warwickshire.

It is essential that you have a full, clean driving licence and own transport.

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

We offer a range of benefits for our employees including:

  • Generous annual leave of 27 Days p.a, plus Public Bank Holidays
  • Typical working hours of Monday – Friday
  • Childcare voucher scheme  
  • Specsavers Eye test for VDU users 
  • Generous pension scheme                                      
  • Employee assistance programme and OH service 
  • Excellent learning & development opportunities

An enhanced DBS check will be undertaken before appointment is confirmed.

To apply, please send compelted Application forms to recruitment@compass-uk.org

Closing date: Wednesday 6th December

Interview date: Monday 18th December

Compass is committed to equal opportunities.

Emotional Health and Wellbeing Nurse

Warwickshire School Health & Wellbeing Service - Compass

Salary scale: £26,565 - £35,577

Fulltime: 37 hours (All Year Round)
We will consider applications for part-time hours/job share

Working Pattern: Monday – Friday
With occasional evening and weekend to meet the needs of the Service

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of children, young people and their families?

Our mission is to create healthier lives and safer communities through the delivery of effective prevention, early intervention, targeted services that build resilience and guide children, young people and families towards greater health and wellbeing.  As part of this initiative we deliver a dynamic and innovative School Health & Wellbeing Service within Warwickshire.

The Emotional Health and Wellbeing (EHWB) nurse will be an active member of the School Health and Wellbeing team (SHWB) leading and directing others to deliver positive outcomes for children, young people and families. They will be the technical lead within the SHWB team to build integrated and progressive care pathways and partnership with specialist CAMHS. They will be required to facilitate and deliver a range of assessments, brief interventions, and work both independently and as part of a multi-agency team around the family.

A successful candidate will need:

-      A Registered Nurse qualification with experience in Emotional Health Wellbeing

-      A full driving licence and access to your own transport

-      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

We offer a range of benefits for our employees including:

·         Generous annual leave of 27 Days p.a, plus Public Bank Holidays

·         Typical working pattern of Monday – Friday

·         Childcare voucher scheme  

·         Specsavers Eye test for VDU users

·         Generous pension scheme                                      

·         Employee assistance programme and OH service

·         Excellent learning & development opportunities

To apply please send completed Application forms to recruitment@compass-uk.org

If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact Matt Conibere, Service Manager matt.conibere@compass-uk.org

Closing date: Sunday 10th December

Interviews to be held on Tuesday 19th December in Rugby

Compass is committed to equal opportunities.

School Staff Nurse (Band 5) Stratford

Warwickshire School Health & Wellbeing Service– Stratford upon Avon

Full-time: 37 hours (all year round)                                                                                          We will consider applications for part-time hours/job share

Salary Scale:  £21,777 - £28,323

Ref: 70.17

If you are a nurse and want to make a difference to the lives of children, young people and their families across Warwickshire then we need you to help us deliver a dynamic and innovative School Health & Wellbeing Service.

You will be based from our Stratford hub which operates across the South of the County. You will work from a variety of settings including schools, partner agencies, children’s centres and homes. You will be required to work flexibly and creatively to best engage and meet the diverse health needs of the school aged population.

You will be an active member of the team working to deliver the Healthy Child Programme (5-19) within a locality and support a skill mix team to enable the efficient and effective delivery of the School Health and Wellbeing Service.

There will be a requirement for you to work independently and autonomously, to manage your own workload within a corporate caseload. There will also be a requirement to carry out some early evening and weekend working based on evidenced need.

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.

We offer a range of benefits for our employees including:

  • Generous annual leave of 27 Days p.a, plus Public Bank Holidays
  • Typical working hours of Monday – Friday
  • Childcare voucher scheme  
  • Specsavers Eye test for VDU users
  • Generous pension scheme                                      
  • Employee assistance programme and OH service
  • Excellent learning & development opportunities

To apply please send completed Application Forms to recruitment@compass-uk.org

Closing date:  Monday 20th November 2017

Interview date: Monday 11th December 2017

Compass is committed to equal opportunities.

School Nurse – SCPHN (Band 6)

Warwickshire School Health & Wellbeing Service – Rugby Hub

Salary scale: £26,565 - £35,577

Fulltime: 37 hours (All Year Round)                                                                                         We will consider applications for part-time hours/job share

Working Pattern: Monday – Friday 09:00 – 17:00                                                                   with occasional evening and weekend to meet the needs of the service

Ref: 71.17

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of children, young people and their families?

Our mission is to create healthier lives and safer communities through the delivery of effective prevention, early intervention, targeted services that build resilience and guide children, young people and families towards greater health and wellbeing.  As part of this we initiative we deliver a dynamic and innovative School Health & Wellbeing Service within Warwickshire.

Leading the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme (5-19) and providing professional leadership to a skill mix team facilitating the efficient and effective delivery of the School Health and Wellbeing Service, whilst working both independently and as part of a multi agency team.

The role will facilitate and deliver a range of assessments, brief interventions, proactive public health initiatives and work both independently and as part of a multi agency team around the family, working creatively to best engage and meet the diverse health needs of the school aged population.

A successful candidate will need:

·        A Specialist Community Public Health Nurse qualification (School Nursing)

·        A full driving licence and access to your own transport

·        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.

We offer a range of benefits for our employees including:

  • Generous annual leave of 27 Days p.a, plus Public Bank Holidays
  • Typical working pattern of Monday – Friday
  • Childcare voucher scheme  
  • Specsavers Eye test for VDU users 
  • Generous pension scheme                                      
  • Employee assistance programme and OH service 
  • Excellent learning & development opportunities

To arrange an informal discussion please contact:

jane.wild@compass-uk.org or tracy.bainton@compass-uk.org

To apply please send completed Application forms to recruitment@compass-uk.org

Closes on Monday 20th November 2017

Interviews to be held on Monday 11th December 2017

Compass is committed to equal opportunities.

School Staff Nurse (Band 5) Rugby

Warwickshire School Health & Wellbeing Service – Rugby Hub

Full-time:  37 hours (all year round)                                                                                           We will consider applications for part-time hours/job share

Salary Scale:  £21,777 - £28,323

Ref: 72.17

If you are a nurse and want to make a difference to the lives of children, young people and their families across Warwickshire then we need you to help us deliver a dynamic and innovative School Health & Wellbeing Service.

You will be based from our Rugby hub which operates across central Warwickshire. You will work from a variety of settings including schools, partner agencies, children’s centres and homes. You will be required to work flexibly and creatively to best engage and meet the diverse health needs of the school aged population.

You will be an active member of the team working to deliver the Healthy Child Programme (5-19) within a locality and support a skill mix team to enable the efficient and effective delivery of the School Health and Wellbeing Service.

There will be a requirement for you to work independently and autonomously, to manage your own workload within a corporate caseload. There will also be a requirement to carry out some early evening and weekend working based on evidenced need.

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.

We offer a range of benefits for our employees including:

  • Generous annual leave of 27 Days p.a, plus Public Bank Holidays
  • Typical working hours of Monday – Friday
  • Childcare voucher scheme  
  • Specsavers Eye test for VDU users
  • Generous pension scheme                                      
  • Employee assistance programme and OH service
  • Excellent learning & development opportunities

To apply please send completed Application forms to recruitment@compass-uk.org

Closing date:  Monday 20th November 2017

Interview date:  Monday 11th December 2017

Compass is committed to equal opportunities.