Full Time, 35 hours per week.
Banbury, Oxfordshire - Office based.
£26,499 per annum
The Orchard Recovery Group offers Restore service users (Members) the opportunity to engage in a range of structured activities aimed at supporting them to take control of their mental health recovery, develop skills, build confidence, and connect with peers.
The Recovery Group staff team provides information, support and guidance, delivering craft and woodwork activities alongside access to one to one coaching and tailored resources on employment and training.
To hold responsibility for the day-to-day running of The Orchard recovery group, working alongside and leading staff and volunteers, as well as group members, to deliver a high quality and effective service that achieves positive outcomes for participants.
In close co-operation with the Recovery Service Staff Team, the post holder will lead in the planning, training and supervision of the Recovery Group and recovery activities.
As a team leader they will be expected to implement all aspects of the work of the project as agreed with the group, including on-site sales to the public of goods produced by the group. They will also participate in running open days and other fundraising and awareness events.
.The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and experience in order to fufil the role.
We will assess your application based on what you tell us about how you meet the essential criteria outlined below. Please give at least one real life example for each criteria. This may be drawn from current or past employment, or volunteering experience.
- Experience of managing a staff team and / or a team of volunteers
- Qualified to Level C GCSE in Maths and English or equivalent
- Knowledge and experience of working with people with experience of mental health problems
- Awareness and understanding of the issues faced by people with Multiple and Complex Needs
Ability to keep accurate and up to date records and support others to do so.
To recognise and value all aspects of diversity and an understanding of the importance of Equality, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
Please download the full job specification to see the full criteria and the areas that will be covered at interview.
We really do read every CV sent to us. All applications will be acknowledged and your application
Restore works across Oxfordshire with people who have severe and enduring mental health difficulties. We know that everyone has talents and abilities, and the capacity to make a valuable contribution to the community. We believe that people with mental health difficulties have the right to work, the right to the support they need to gain employment and lead fulfilling lives. We also believe that the stigma associated with mental health difficulties damages the whole community and in all we do, we work to challenge this discrimination.
Find out more on our website.
Advert close - Midday on Wednesday 13th December 2023
Interviews will be held on - Wednesday 19th December 2023
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Are you looking for a fulfilling & rewarding career?
Vibrance has an exciting opportunity for a Staff Nurse to join our exceptional team in Woodford Green. You will join us on a full-time, permanent contract (37 hours per week) , and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £ 28,709 - £ 29,768 per annum, plus benefits.
Vibrance is a registered charity supporting adults with additional needs in London and Essex.
We encourage a working environment that at its core is inclusive, pioneering, and has the highest levels of integrity.
About the Staff Nurse role:
Green Lodge is a registered nursing service providing 24-hour short break accommodation for up to nine adults with severe learning disabilities and complex healthcare needs.
Green Lodge offers a safe and friendly environment to carry out your work.
Newly qualified nurses will be considered, and a period of preceptorship will be offered accordingly.
Responsibilities as our Staff Nurse:
You will work closely with residents, providing them with physical and emotional support in all areas of day-to-day life, both inside and outside the home e.g., personal care, mealtimes, recreation, and leisure, attending medical appointments, etc.
Skills and experience of our ideal Staff Nurse:
A motivated team worker committed to helping people with learning disabilities.
A Registered 1st Level Nurse ideally with RNMH/RNLD/RGN qualifications.
In return for your skills, knowledge, and experience, you’ll enjoy:
- A comprehensive training programme covering core skills and development of NMC standards
- Generous holiday entitlement
- Pension scheme
- Rewards and recognition for your service
- AIG Lifeworks Work-life Assistance (24 hours)
- Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Pay
- Flexible Working Options (Subject to service requirements)
- Learning & Development
- Mindful Employer
- Positive about Disability
- DBS online applications paid by Vibrance
- Long Service Awards
To join us as our Staff Nurse please click apply below.
Vibrance welcomes applications from all sections of the community including from people with disabilities. As users of the Disability Confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who satisfy the essential criteria for a job vacancy and consider them on their abilities.
Mental Health Practitioner (RMN/Social Worker/Occupational Therapist)
Veterans Outreach Support
Hours: part-time (22.5) - 2 year, fixed-term contract – extendable.
Salary: £21,235 - £22,410 (£35,392 - £37,350 per year Full Time Equivalent)
Leave: 25 days + Public Holidays (pro rata for part-time).
Location: Portsmouth HQ and other VOS locations
The Mental Health Practitioner is part of the Clinical Team, ensuring that high quality individualised care is delivered to registered service users, promoting recovery and maximising independence. The post holder will deliver recovery focused support for veterans with mental health and substance misuse challenges through both 1-2-1 and group settings, from our premises in Portsmouth and from other locations on the Isle of Wight and Solent Region.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Conduct triage, assessment, and other forms of activity, establishing service user need and clinical priority, commensurate with skills and experience.
2. Conduct initial assessments, including risk assessment as part of the referral process, liaising as appropriate with GP's, local agencies, and other third sector services, especially when high risk issues are identified.
3. Manage individual care planning for individual service users on your case load, offering 1-2-1 support sessions; producing wellness recovery action plans, and facilitating group sessions to promote recovery and rehabilitation.
4. Develop and maintain excellent, joined-up working relationships with other external agencies, ensuring that service users have optimal levels of service and appropriate continuity of care.
5. Contribute towards the development and establishment of the standards identified in the Quality Network for Veterans Mental Health Services (QNVMHS) in VOS, working closely with the Clinical Manager towards successful accreditation.
6. Maintain a high standard of patient care records and case notes in accordance with Clinical Governance procedures and provide information and statistics to support positive service user outcomes and wider VOS reporting requirements.
7. Ensure compliance with statutory obligations and legislation, and assuring a safe environment, consistent with the principles and practice for safeguarding vulnerable adults.
8. Maintain the highest standards of practice, through active participation in continuing professional development, clinical supervision, maintaining an understanding of developments in areas of clinical practice appropriate to the role.
9. Work closely with the Clinical Manager and Clinical Lead to contribute to ongoing service improvement and development, including but not limited to, clinical governance policies and procedures, service user feedback, research and evidence-based practice.
10. Undertake other VOS duties and responsibilities commensurate with this role as may be required from time to time, including deputising for the Clinical Manager in their absence.
1. Registered Mental Health Nurse, Social Worker, or Occupational Therapist.
2. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build strong working relationships with stakeholders.
3. Strong team player with a collaborative team ethic, especially in multi-disciplinary settings.
4. Ability to work with minimal supervision, with excellent time management and prioritisation.
5. Understanding of mental health, substance misuse and wellbeing issues.
6. Strong written and verbal communication skills, with confidence in group settings.
7. Flexible, adaptable, and responsive, to meet service demands and service user needs.
8. Recovery-focused, enabling effective service user care throughout treatment journey.
9. Competent in use of IT systems and MS Office software.
10. Strong commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion.
11. Ability to travel independently, across VOS Locations including the Isle of Wight (IOW).
Veterans Outreach Support (VOS) is a UK registered charity that offers welfare, wellbeing, mental health and substance misuse recovery support and services to veterans of the UK Armed Forces and the Merchant Navy and their partners in Portsmouth, Hampshire, and the Isle of Wight. Support ranges from telephone and face to face welfare advice to peer-supported activity and social groups, mental health support and therapies, and substance misuse recovery support. Monthly Drop-Ins in Portsmouth and Newport (IOW) also bring together a wide range of delivery partners and other charities for the provision of comprehensive one-stop shop welfare, wellbeing, and mental health support for service users, in a warm and friendly environment.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are looking for a positive people-focussed and forward-thinking Support Services Nurse, with substantial recent/current experience in haemato-oncology at Band 6 or above, to join our team and provide high-quality information and support to people affected by blood cancer.
Working via a range of mediums including phone, email, social media and online community forum across a 6-day-a-week service, you will play a central role in working towards our mission of being the generation to beat blood cancer.
We welcome applications to work full time, part time at least four days a week and we are open to job-share.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Macmillan Liver Cancer Nurse
Reporting to: Nurse Manager
Our registered charity number: 298858
This role is funded by Macmillan Cancer Support
The British Liver Trust is the leading UK charity for adults at risk of or affected by liver disease or liver cancer. Liver disease is a silent killer and is on the increase, with late or missed diagnosis leading to avoidable deaths. There is a lack of awareness and understanding of the range and causes of liver conditions, which needs to change. The charity is growing, but needs to be much, much bigger to tackle this crisis.
The Trust is offering an exciting opportunity for someone to join our dynamic and friendly nurse team. We provide a range of information and support via phone and email, to anyone affected by liver disease and/or liver cancer.
The successful candidate will have experience in liver cancer and hepatology/gastroenterology with a good knowledge of liver disease and its treatments, must be a registered Nurse with the NMC and have an up-to-date nursing PIN.
About the role
This role is an exciting development for the charity. Working within the nurse-led helpline team, this new post is funded by Macmillan, and will be known as the Macmillan Liver Cancer Nurse, within the British Liver Trust.
- The postholder will be pivotal to our liver cancer service provision, and work alongside nurse colleagues, providing guidance and support to liver cancer patients, as well as other liver disease patients.
- Primarily the postholder will provide a recognisable Macmillan experience and support Macmillan in demonstrating the impact of the post. Please see the attached Job Description for more information regarding role responsibilities.
- The postholder will also represent the charity at liver cancer conferences and events, support the nurse team with ongoing training and skill sharing, and support our Love Your Liver roadshow, with the opportunity to deliver FibroScans at these community events.
Please visit our website, review the Job Description, or get in touch if you want to know more before applying for this role. We would love to hear from nurses with relevant experience who are looking to move into the voluntary sector.
(We may require occasional travel to our head office in Winchester)
We offer a range of benefits for our employees:
- Life assurance 4x your salary starting from date of employment.
- 5% employer pension contribution, rising to 7.5% at 15 months and 10% at 27 months service (optional on contribution increase).
- Gifted 3 days paid leave between Christmas and New Year
- Holiday buy-back scheme (up to 3 days per annum)
- 25 days paid annual leave (FTE)
- 15 days sick pay per rolling 12 months + 2 weeks full pay for both paternity and maternity leave
- Eye-care voucher scheme
- Toothfairy dental support
- Cycle-to-work scheme
- Potential for flexible working
Please note that this role requires a DBS check. If you are invited to interview, we would ask that you disclose any information to us that could impact this.
Due to the sensitive and confidential nature of the nurse helpline service, nurses working from home are required to operate in a separate and private workspace.
Please apply with your CV and a covering letter, explaining how your experience, skills and knowledge make you suitable for the responsibilities outlined in the job description.
If you have any questions about this post, please email us, or call our central office number.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Main purpose of post
• Meet with or provide digital or telephone support to people using the service (patients/clients, carers, relatives, professionals), providing high quality information and support within defined level of competence in relation to cancer. This will include assessment of service users’ information and support needs (Holistic Needs Assessment/Cancer Care Review), provision of written or verbal information, supportive listening and action planning to facilitate self-management.
• Provide care coordination around the individual to ensure their experience of support feels seamless and is transparent, including support from partner agencies.
• Work proactively with primary and secondary care and voluntary sector partners to promote Weston Park Cancer Charity and build awareness of the support available for people living with and beyond cancer.
• Contribute to coordination of the day-to-day running of Cancer Support services, including the activity of junior staff and volunteers.
What you do
Delivery of information and support to people living with and beyond cancer and their families
• Provide information and support within level of competence of the post (Macmillan Levels of Intervention Criteria L1,2,3,4; NICE approved four tier model of psychological support Level 1,2 & 3).
• This will include:
• Assess the needs of individuals attending / contacting the service and identify the required level of intervention.
• Support users sensitively to help them understand clinical information they have been given (e.g. around diagnosis, treatment, effects of the illness and treatment, cancer terminology), helping to resolve situations where users feel they have been given conflicting information. This will include addressing concerns and queries and working to resolve them and the ability to recognise and work within the limits of own competence and responsibility is crucial, referring issues beyond these limits to relevant people.
• Understand that there will be frequent exposure to distressing/ highly distressing situations and deal with difficult and highly emotive situations in a sensitive manner and base decisions on own professional judgement
• Deal with service users with complex enquiries or support needs, or who need help in accessing or understanding information, referring to appropriate members of the wider clinical team (CNS, oncologist) when appropriate or signpost them to other supportive services
• Liaise with clinical staff to support patients and carers in distress
• Demonstrate a high level of skill acquired through relevant training or equivalent experience whilst demonstrating awareness of the limits of own practice and knowledge and when to seek appropriate support/ advice
• Provide supporting information around topics such as reducing the risk of cancer, healthy living, diagnosis, treatment options, side effects and living with cancer, in the most appropriate format (e.g. written, verbal, and others as appropriate to overcome any barriers to communication).
• Provide advice on a range of issues e.g. benefits, travel insurance, and facilitate access to services e.g. specialist benefits advice, complementary therapy.
• Liaise with relevant staff at all levels as appropriate both within the charity and externally to address issues identified, and seek advice with more complex issues, directly involving others where necessary, e.g. Senior Cancer Support Advisor, Cancer Support Manager; Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS).
• Contribute to the development and maintenance of effective relationships with partner organisations in primary and secondary and the voluntary the sector via networking, also giving talks and presenting at relevant groups.
• Plan and deliver ‘pop up’ information clinics, ensuring these ‘pop up’ clinics are evaluated.
• Lead the development and to delivery of courses and workshops.
• Lead peer support groups and service-user involvement.
• Collect and collate data regarding contacts with people who use the service both in person and by telephone and produce reports of activity as required.
• Plan and organise events and displays externally liaising with departments and agencies as required.
• Lead discrete projects or service improvements under direction of the Head of Cancer Support Services
• Work flexibly in order to deliver the objectives of the cancer support service, including attending events and outreach sessions across South Yorkshire, North Derbyshire and Bassetlaw.
• Work with communications team to provide clinical input in to in the development of leaflets, posters and other materials, e.g. To publicise the service, recruit volunteers, support cancer awareness and other events.
• Ensure service user participation in development of the service, including facilitating forums and meetings.
• Facilitate open and effective communication with multi-professional teams, both internally and externally.
Management and Leadership
• Contribute to co-ordination of the day to day running of cancer support services, providing line management to junior staff.
• Provide supervision of and advice to junior colleagues on complex clinical and operational matters.
• Mentor junior colleagues to support development of knowledge and confidence.
• Work with HR to recruit and train volunteers, organise the volunteer rota, allocate work to volunteers, supervise day to day activities in services which utilise volunteer support.
• Adhere to policies and protocols relevant to the post, contributing to their updating and development as appropriate.
• Maintain systems and processes to promote a healthy, safe and secure working environment and maintain accurate documentation and report any concerns.
• Contribute to the continuous improvement and development of the service, identifying areas for change / improvement and suggesting new approaches and leading implementation of changes in practice identified through other routes e.g., annual service review or user feedback.
• Act as a role model by demonstrating expertise and maintaining credibility, ensuring a positive image of Weston Park Cancer Charity is maintained.
· Report accidents and incidents as per Weston Park Cancer Charity’s policy.
· To be an ambassador for the charity.
- Demonstrate a positive and supportive attitude to staff and volunteers and uphold the philosophy and values of the charity.
· Respect confidentiality applying to all WPCC areas. Adhere to GDPR policy.
- Be proactive with your training and development needs, maintain relevant professional registrations and adhere to codes of practice.
· Participate in team meetings and events.
- Adhere to all WPCC’s policies and procedures including Health and Safety regulations, Equal Opportunities and Safeguarding.
The above job description is not an exhaustive list of all duties required of the postholder.
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced clinical nurse specialist to join Breast Cancer Now’s team of nurses.
The clinical nurse specialist, secondary breast cancer, will act as a resource for Breast Cancer Now, clients, healthcare professionals and the wider public on breast cancer and breast health and be the clinical lead for the nursing team, the wider organisation and externally on secondary breast cancer.
The clinical nurse specialist will work closely with our other teams across the organisation in the planning and delivery of services that support people with a diagnosis of secondary breast cancer.
You will be a registered general nurse, with a relevant qualification in cancer or breast care nursing, either stand-alone or as part of degree studies. With your excellent knowledge of secondary breast cancer and current or very recent experience of working directly with breast cancer patients, ideally you will have knowledge and experience of researching and writing health information as well as providing information and support by telephone as well as face to face. As a member of the nursing and health information team you will undertake both formal and informal teaching to a variety or audiences.
We’re Breast Cancer Now, the research and support charity. We’re the place to turn to for anything and everything to do with breast cancer. However, you’re experiencing breast cancer, we’re here.
The brightest minds in breast cancer research are here. Making life-saving research happen in labs across the UK and Ireland.
Support services, trustworthy breast cancer information and specialist nurses are here. Ready to support you, whenever you need it.
Dedicated campaigners are here. Fighting for the best possible treatment, services and care, for anyone affected by breast cancer.
Why? Because we believe that by 2050, everyone diagnosed with breast cancer will live – and be supported to live well. But to create that future, we need to act now.
Job description and benefits
The job description and our attractive benefits package are available for you to download.
Primary location of role and hybrid working
This role is primarily based in our London office. However, our hybrid working model allows full-time staff members to work up to 3 days per week at home.
We hope you choose to apply for this role. In support of your application, you’ll be asked to submit your anonymised CV and a supporting statement. When applying please ensure you refer to the essential criteria on the person specification and clearly provide as much information as possible with examples to demonstrate how and where you meet the criteria. If you’ve any questions regarding this role please email the Breast Cancer Now recruitment team in the first instance.
Breast Cancer Now is an inclusive employer committed to developing a diverse workforce.
Closing date 4th December 2023
Interview date 12th December 2023