Edgware, Greater London
Finchley, Greater London
£30,500 - £33,500 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

• Be a member of the Young Adults Service with responsibility for the delivery of services to young people within the Jewish community experiencing mental health difficulties.

• Establish a network of relationships with educational, vocational and leisure facilities.

• Provide outreach support to Young Adults in line with a “whole team approach” working with key individuals in mutually agreed settings.

• Contribute to the development and delivery of a high quality, needs led, innovative mental health service for Young Adults.

• Be involved in service evaluation.

• Develop and implement preventative strategies

Duties and Responsibilities

• Work as a member of the developing Young Adults Service. Supporting members of the Jewish Community experiencing issues with their mental health, in collaboration with key individuals such as families, carers, teachers as appropriate.

• Manage a 1:1 caseload.

• Support young adults with their recovery journey enabling them to identify their goals and work towards them.

• Provide a service, which promotes recovery, identifies people’s needs and strengths, is user centered, holistic, and promotes safety and positive risk taking.

• Participate in the setting up and running of service user and carer groups, which promote confidence building, meaningful occupation and recovery.

• Liaise with appropriate statutory and non-statutory organisations and signpost where appropriate. • Provide an outreach approach.

• Provide specialist assessments and holistic interventions, using tools such as Y.ROC, to inform a meaningful support plan in line with the service user involvement strategy.

• Re-assess using Y-ROC on a three-monthly basis to evaluate progress and re-evaluate the support offered.

• Use the Y.ROC assessments for evaluation and help inform future service needs. • Work effectively using a whole team approach as required. 

• Contribute towards the process of clinical governance and quality improvement initiatives, ensuring there is a robust monitoring and audit programme in place

• Create and maintain local partnerships and relationships within the Jewish community and beyond, supporting the development of resilient communities and an environment that enables and supports mental health recovery, and identifies and implements preventative strategies.

• Maintain own personal development and keep up to date with current knowledge and health and social care agenda.

• Maintain awareness of current thinking and new developments in mental health care of young adults.

• Work within Health and Safety guidelines, with reference to the Lone Worker Policy and individual risk assessments.

• Compliance with the Equality Act, and health and safety legislation.

• Provide a service which adheres to policies and procedures including following safeguarding and rise assessment practice.

• Attend regular supervision with a named supervisor, incorporating this into practice.

• Attend relevant meetings.

• Participate as a supervisor for trainees, volunteers and other staff members as appropriate to your level of experience and in line with your line managers guidance.

• Participate in the organisation’s appraisal process.

• Ensure that all activities are operated consistent with the values of Jami and the Jewish Community with which you serve.

• Carry out any other necessary duties or tasks as requested by your line manager or another designated senior manager.

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Refreshed on: 14 February 2020
Closed date: 28 February 2020
Tags: Social Care/Development, Practitioner

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