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Specialist Rough Sleeper Navigator - Mental Health

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Organisation:Nottingham City Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 

Salary:£25,295 

NPPV Required:No 

Appointment Type:Fixed Term 

Location:Housing Aid, 135 Lower Parliament Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 1EE 

Reference:CA1110 

Closing date:13 October 2019 at midnight 


Contract Type: Fixed term for 12 Months 
            
The starting salary is £25,295 (Level One) rising to £26,999(Level Two) on the first year anniversary, subject to satisfactory completion of a probation period (pro rata for part time workers).
          
We’ve got an exciting opportunity available for talented individuals to join our workforce - perhaps this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for? Read on to find out more…
  
There has never been a better time to join Nottingham City Council. Known for inclusivity and innovation, we have also won a host of Employee Benefits Awards, are a leading employer of Apprentices and we are continually working around the clock to deliver high quality services for Nottingham’s citizens, visitors and investors.
               
Our aspiration is to make Nottingham a Great City, but to do this we need to be a Great Council, provide Great Services and recruit and develop a Great Workforce. 
      
Join an organisation that gives you extra – we will value your contributions, promote flexible and modern ways of working, will double your monthly pension contributions, offer a very generous 25-32 days holiday package each year (exclusive of public bank holidays and dependent on length of service) and give you the option to purchase up to 28 days additional holiday tax-free!
                  
Nottingham City Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Vulnerable Adults and we expect all workers to share in this commitment.
         
As a Specialist Navigator, you will offer early intervention and ongoing support to prevent individuals with multiple and complex needs from returning to rough sleeping following discharge from hospital. You will deliver a tenacious approach to build trust and rapport and maximise positive outcomes for some of the most persistent, hard-to-engage rough sleepers in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire enabling them to move away from (and avoid a return to) street homelessness.
                     
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: 
• Experience of supporting individuals with complex needs (e.g. rough sleeping, substance misuse, physical and mental health needs)
• Ability to identify people’s strengths and understand the impact of events in life on the individuals presenting behaviour (e.g. trauma)
• Understanding of the wider issues impacting upon homelessness, the barriers facing people with multiple and complex needs and the challenges involved in resolving rough sleeping.
• Knowledge of local social and healthcare services and ability to navigate systems and pathways into services
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to maximise the value of those relationships to deliver jointly agreed outcomes
• Skilled in working in a creative and innovative manner to overcome barriers and ensure outcome
          
For more information, please view the Job Description and Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.
            
For informal enquiries please contact Rachael Harding or Debbie Richards, Email: rachael.harding@nottinghamcity.gov.uk,  debbie.richards@nottinghamcity.gov.uk Tel: 0115 876 2754, 0115 876 1138.
                   
Useful information for Applicants:
This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.
         
References may be sought prior to interview for safeguarding purposes. You will be advised once the application closing date has passed if this is required.
 
Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions information, which includes advice on pay, annual leave and hours of working, and our Total Rewards Package, which includes information on some of the great benefits when working for Nottingham City Council.
           
This post is covered by the statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) (English Language Requirement for public sector workers) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English, as detailed in the job description and person specification, is an essential requirement for the role.
      
Nottingham City Council are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we are striving to have a reflective workforce of the citizens we serve. As a result of our commitment to this agenda, we anonymise all applications to remove the risk of unconscious bias. The application process will capture your personal details (including your name) and these details will only be made visible to recruiting managers once the shortlisting stage has been completed
               
We particularly welcome applicants from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities and applicants that consider themselves disabled as these groups are currently under represented within our workforce.
                      

Nottingham City Council is open to conversations regarding flexible working options at the point of interview.
                
If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact escservicedesk@emss.org.uk
Nottingham City Council are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we are striving to have a reflective workforce of the citizens we serve. As a result of our commitment to this agenda, we anonymise all applications to remove the risk of unconscious bias. The application process will capture your personal details (including your name) and these details will only be made visible to recruiting managers once the shortlisting stage has been completed
We particularly welcome applicants from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities and applicants that consider themselves disabled as these groups are currently under represented within our workforce.
Nottingham City Council are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we are striving to have a reflective workforce of the citizens we serve. As a result of our commitment to this agenda, we anonymise all applications to remove the risk of unconscious bias. The application process will capture your personal details (including your name) and these details will only be made visible to recruiting managers once the shortlisting stage has been completed
We particularly welcome applicants from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities and applicants that consider themselves disabled as these groups are currently under represented within our workforce.