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We celebrate and bring out what’s special and unique about people. Here everyone grows together. We create the freedom for staff and customers to play an active role in shaping life at LCH. Everyone gets involved.

Our stories

The unshakeable commitment of our staff together with the amazing achievements of our service make wonderful stories that need to be told. We hope they inspire you.

Toni and Karis. <br>A real team.

Toni and Karis.
A real team.

Relationships are special and they can come about in the simplest of ways. Cleaning a flat, going for a walk or having a cuppa. See how Karis showed Toni the power of being together.

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Adam and Laura. <br>Little steps.

Adam and Laura.
Little steps.

Sometimes you want to do something, like play a simple game of rounders, but for whatever reason, it feels as if you’ve a mountain to climb first. Discover how Laura and Adam take part.

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Fola and Gosia. <br>It takes two.

Fola and Gosia.
It takes two.

Fola loves stand-up, anything Norman Wisdom, and making people laugh. Gosia is a dancer; hip hop, ballroom…just put the music on. Both share a common passion for live performance. See how they inspire each other.

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Available roles

Comprehensive training will be given through structured programmes, workshops and seminars. Rewarding, fulfilling, and challenging – what more could you want from a day at work.

Recovery Support Worker

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Job Title: Recovery Support Worker
Reports to: Project Manager
Key Working Relationships (Internal): Project Manager, Area Managers, Admin Team
Key Working Relationships (External): Service users, significant others, and statutory services
Responsible for: Promoting recovery and relational security, ensuring service user information is documented accurately and health and safety compliance
Salary: £25,000 – £27,000 (dependent on experience)
Hours of work: 40 hours per week
DBS applicable: Yes
Benefits: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, pension scheme

Job Summary:

· To promote recovery, relational security, and effective risk management
· To ensure that service user records and information are written in a concise and professional manner with attention to accuracy, detail, and content
· To work closely with service users and peers to help people regain skills for independence and self-reliance

Qualifications and experience:

1. Experience of working with adults with complex needs including homelessness/mental health/substance misuse problems/learning disabilities
2. Undertaking and completing tasks in timely fashion

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

1. Ability to convey service user information in an accurate, succinct and informative manner both written and verbal
2. Understand how complex needs may affect day to day functioning
3. Ability to establish and maintain rapport and liaise appropriately with service users, team members, clinical teams, significant others, and any other external support services
4. Ability to de-escalate challenging situations in a calm and empathic manner.
5. Experience of, and a commitment to, working with people with challenging behaviours and an ability to support service users to work through crisis situations with appropriate support
6. Ability to identify support needs of service users, be able to write SMART support plans and implement
7. Ability to identify potential new/unknown risks posed by service users with the appropriate skills to report and/or co-produce mitigation strategies with clinical teams and significant others
8. Knowledge and understanding of the safeguarding of vulnerable adults and the ability to take action as appropriate
9. Commitment to and understanding of issues of equality, diversity, and inclusion
10. Ability to maintain appropriate recording and filing systems, including good IT skills

To apply:
Download the job description and application form and return to recruitment@cyrenians.org or alternatively click “Apply Now” to apply online

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Mental Health Support Worker

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Job Title: Mental Health Support Worker
Reports to: Project Manager
Key Working Relationships (Internal): Project Manager
Key Working Relationships (External): GP, Health and Social Services Agencies
Salary circa: £19,836 plus discretionary bonus
Hours of work: 40 hours per week on a shift rota
Benefits: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, pension scheme
DBS applicable: Yes

Job Summary:

To work as part of a team providing an environment where people with complex and challenging needs are encouraged to live as independently as possible, using the assertive model of engagement and individually tailored support plans to form the basis for effective interventions. To support the customers to develop and expand their life skills so that they can lead full and active lives within the community.

Qualifications and experience:

Successful experience of working with vulnerable adults, preferably in a mental health setting.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

– Understanding of how mental health problems, learning disabilities and complex needs may affect day to day functioning
– Ability to establish and maintain rapport and liaise appropriately with customers, team members, clinicians and other external support services.
– Willingness to undertake a variety of tasks, sometimes in difficult or unpleasant circumstances, and with customers who may exhibit challenging behaviour
– Good IT skills and capacity to adapt easily to new systems
– Good written and verbal communication skills
– Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding policies and procedures
– Commitment to, and understanding of, equality of opportunity and the ongoing management of diversity
– Good knowledge of what day to day best practice is in Health & Safety
– Ability to work flexibly at different sites, on a 24 hour rolling shift pattern which includes days, evenings, nights, weekends and sleepovers.

To apply:

Download the job description and application form and return to recruitment@cyrenians.org or alternatively click “Apply Now” to apply online

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Learning Disabilities Support Worker

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Job Title: Learning Disabilities Support Worker
Reports to: Project Manager
Key Working Relationships (Internal): Project Manager
Key Working Relationships (External): GP, Health and Social Services Agencies
Salary circa: £19,836 per annum (Rising to £22,000 p.a after successful completion of probationary period)
Hours of work: 40 hours per week
DBS applicable: Yes
Benefits: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, pension scheme

Job Summary:

To work as part of a team providing 24 hour person centred support to people with learning disabilities and complex challenging needs.

Qualifications and experience:

Successful experience of working with vulnerable adults, preferably in a
Learning Disabilities setting.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

– Understanding of how mental health problems, learning disabilities and complex needs may affect day to day functioning
– Ability to establish and maintain rapport and liaise appropriately with customers, team members, clinicians and other external support services.
– Good IT skills and capacity to adapt easily to new systems
– Good written and verbal communication skills
– Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding policies and procedures
– Commitment to, and understanding of, equality of opportunity and the ongoing management of diversity
– Good knowledge of what day to day best practice is in Health & Safety
– Ability to work flexibly at different sites, on a 24 hour rolling shift pattern which includes days, evenings, nights, weekends and sleepovers.

To Apply:

Download the job description and application form and return to recruitment@cyrenians.org

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Waking Night Support Worker

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Position: Waking Night Support Worker
Location: London
Contract type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 40 hours per week
Salary: £19,836 per annum
Benefits: 21 days annual leave plus bank holidays, pension scheme

About the Role:

To work at night as a member of a support team providing service users with an environment where they are encouraged to live as independently as possible, using assertive models of engagement and individually tailored support plans to form the basis for effective interventions.

About You:

The successful candidate will have experience of working with vulnerable adults, in a mental health setting or learning disability setting. You will have an understanding of how mental health problems, learning disabilities and complex needs may affect day to day functioning along with knowledge and understanding of safeguarding policies and procedures.

Additionally you will have the ability to establish and maintain rapport and liaise appropriately with customers, team members, clinicians and other external support services. You will show a commitment to, and an understanding of equality of opportunity and the ongoing management of diversity. You will possess good IT skills, with the ability to adapt easily to new systems along with good written and verbal skills.

 

To apply:

Download the job description and application form and return to recruitment@cyrenians.org or alternatively click “Apply Now” to apply online

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Community Psychologist

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Community Psychologist

£45000 – £52000 per annum

35 hours per week (Monday to Friday preferable)

Based across 2 sites in West London (may be required to work at other sites)

We celebrate and bring out what’s special and unique about people. Here everyone grows together. We create the freedom for staff and service users to play an active role in shaping life at LCH. Everyone gets involved.

 

You will provide an integrated psychology service to adult service users living in 24 hour supported accommodation, carrying out psychological assessments, support planning, implementation and monitoring of outcomes. Giving guidance to staff, in relation to the psychological health and wellbeing of service users with mental health and substance misuse and/or complex needs, you will be working within a Relational Security/Trauma Informed framework, maintaining a quality service where service users are supported in an empathetic way, to live as independently as possible.

 

You will have significant, successful experience as a Clinical Psychologist including managing, supporting and training staff, and delivering a quality assured service, with a recognised qualification in Clinical Psychology and appropriate UK professional registration.

 

 

Please download the application form and send to

recruitment@cyrenians.org

You will be asked to provide proof of your vaccination statue at interview.

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