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Recovery Coordinator

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust
Thamesmead, London,
£31,163 to £37,875 a year pa inc
Closing date
27 Sep 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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An opportunity has arisen to recruit an experienced and resourceful Recovery Coordinator to work within the Service. The successful candidate will have experience/ability of:
  • Effectively engage adult male offenders, using creative approaches
  • Deliver psychosocial interventions, through 121 and groups
  • Provide effective case management through assessment, planning, monitoring and review
  • Work within the unique challenges of a secure and diverse environment
  • Work professionally, flexibly and creatively, promoting a culture of positive change
  • Understand issues of social exclusion, diversity, offending and substance use
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues, prison and community services
  • Adhere to policies relating to safeguarding and governance

All posts are subject to DBS Disclosures, Home Office Security Clearance and receipt of satisfactory references.

Oxleas NHS Trust operates a Probationary Period, further details are available on request.

Main duties of the job

Working within a team of 18 in the Interventions team, in a challenging environment. The team offers support with substance misuse, family liaison, behaviour change work (working with drug dealers) and SMART Recovery.

Based in a young offenders prison, working with young men to address the above issues.

As well as receiving NHS benefits such as eye test vouchers, discounts, training opportunities, funding for school holiday childcare etc, you will also be able to access the prison gym and staff canteen.

About us

Oxleas - About Us

Oxleas offers a wide range of NHS healthcare services to people living in South East London and Kent and to people in prison. Our services include community health care such as district nursing and speech and language therapy, care for people with learning disabilities and mental health care such as psychiatry, nursing and therapies. Our multidisciplinary teams look after people of all ages and we work in close partnership with other parts of the NHS, local councils and the voluntary sector and through our new provider collaboratives. Our 4,000 members of staff work in many different settings including hospitals, clinics, prisons, children's centres, schools and people's homes. We have over 125 sites in a variety of locations across the London Boroughs of Bexley, Bromley Greenwich and into Kent and manage hospital sites including Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup and Memorial Hospital in Woolwich as well as the Bracton Centre, our medium secure unit for people with mental health needs. We are one of the largest providers of prison health services providing healthcare to prisoners across Kent and South London. We are proud of the care we provide and our people

Our purpose is to improve lives by providing the best possible care to our patients and their families. This is strengthened by our new values:
  • We're Kind
  • We're Fair
  • We Listen
  • We Care

Job description Job responsibilities

  • To provide services within the drug and alcohol psychosocial treatment service at HMP YOI Isis, ensuring that the services key elements (as outlined in key duties below) are integrated and delivered to a high standard.
  • To deliver high quality interventions that support service users to achieve positive change and outcomes, recovery-focused goals, and community integration, within a recovery orientated service culture.
  • To work effectively and flexibly with colleagues, partners, stakeholders and service users under the direction of the Team Leader and other Managers, to ensure high standards of performance are maintained.

Person Specification Qualification Essential
  • NVQ3/4 in health and social care or equivalent
  • Group work experience
Training Essential
  • Training in substance misuse
  • experience of working in a secure environment
Skills Essential
  • Ability to establish a rapport with service users
  • Flexibility of approach to problem solving

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