Overview

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A fantastic, new opportunity has arisen to become anAssertive Outreach Nurse,improving choice and control for individuals who may be rough sleeping, homeless or at risk of homelessness. We are hoping this role will be for you.

Do you want to work for a caring organisation that believes in people?

Have you the energy and drive tohelp launch a new service?

As apart ofChange Grow Liveteamyou’ll helppeopleget to where they want to beand make a differencein their lives.

As part of the Ministry ofHousing,Communities&LocalGovernmentfunding package for 43areaswith the highest numbers of people sleeping rough, CGL serviceshave beeninvolved in developing funding proposals along with other stakeholders.

We are pleased to announcethat we have beensuccessful in securingfundingand are now looking to recruit staff to joindedicated multi-disciplinary teamsacross the countryto support rough sleepers with harm reductionand toengagement in treatmentand willsit within drug and alcohol treatment services.

Change, Grow, Liveservicesand staff willprovide wraparound support to rough sleepersand willwork directly with theemergency accommodationto supportthe staffwith this group of people.We are looking forenthusiasticindividualsandfriendly facestohelpsupport peopleinleading healthier lives.

You will focus on engaging with people who have a history of rough sleeping and substance misuse. You will have some experience of engaging with individuals with multiple and/or complex needs and demonstrate a determined approach to finding solutions. Some knowledge of one or more of the following is required:

Homelessness

Mental Health

Criminal Justice System

Substance misuse

No two days are the same and we treat every person who comes into our service as an individual, so being flexible, curious and a good listener are key.

You willhave to record information about what you do, so enjoying a bit of paperwork and attention to detail is important. But most of the timeyou willbe enjoying working with people from all backgrounds, making a difference to their lives.

Change Grow Live offers opportunities for growth and development andall ofour staff are encouraged to take a wellbeing hour every week plus our nurses benefit from half a day a month CPD, active support with revalidation and their NMC fees paid. We encourage a strong peer network and there is a facilitated monthly national nurse and healthcare assistant forum

Does this role soundperfectfor you? ifso,please take a look at our job description.

Secondments considered.