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Quality and Compliance Lead – home working and travel to various locations including Oxford, Wokingham and Bedford>>

Job role: Quality and Compliance Lead

*This is a Fixed Term Contract until 31st March 2020*

Hours: 9am – 5pm (flexibility to work in line with service needs is a requirement; some evenings/weekend working.)

Salary: £28,094 – £33,534 (dependent on experience)

Location: Flexible across SMART services in Wokingham, Oxford, including home working and working from HQ in Bedford

Annual leave: 27 days per annum + bank holidays

Main Purpose of the role:

  • To ensure that SMART’s quality assurance systems and processes are working effectively and are responsive.
  • Ensuring safety and compliance with SMART’s clinical and corporate governance framework and the requirements of industry standards and external bodies, such as the Care Quality Commission.
  • To work alongside the management team and others to drive and deliver a culture of continuous improvement within the organisation, providing support and advice to all staff, promoting the delivery of high quality safe and caring services.
  • Working with local teams to maintain high standards in SMART commissioned services by monitoring systems that support best practice.
  • Support the development and continuous improvement of SMART services using evidenced based analysis and project management skills to deliver on key objectives.

This closing date for this post at midnight on Sunday 21st July, interviews will be held on Wednesday 31st July.

Find out more and apply>>


Service Manager – Community Drug & Alcohol Service – Wokingham >>

Hours: 37.5hrs per week. Core Hours – Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm (the successful candidate will be expected to work flexibly in line with the operational needs of the organisation, this will include evenings and weekends as and when required)

Salary: £36,465.00 – £41,924.00 (dependent on experience)

Location: SMART CJS Wokingham, Berks. Onsite parking

Pension: After first 3 months

Annual leave: 27 days per annum + bank holidays

Main Purpose of the role:

To ensure that SMART Wokingham is well led, responsive, effective and provides a caring and safe environment and programme of quality services that benefit service users. We are looking for someone with relevant drugs and alcohol expertise that can:

  • Manage performance, reporting and deliver against KPIs in line with the organisations objectives and those of commissioners.
  • Develop and maintain excellent external relationships with staff, stakeholders, service commissioners and partner agencies.
  • Attend and represent SMART at all meetings, for example contract reviews.
  • Manage budgets in line with Service Level Agreements and any changes needed.
  • Manage facilities, ensuring they are fit for purpose and safe.
  • Ensure that project areas are providing clear, accurate and timely performance management information both internally and externally.
  • Deliver our Service User Strategy and ensure that service users are meaningfully involved at every opportunity.

This advert will remain open until the right candidate is recruited however the first round of interviews will be held on Thursday 25th July and Wednesday 31st July.  If you wish to be considered for interview at this time, please submit your applications without delay.

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Service Manager – Residential Drug and Alcohol Detoxification Unit in Oxford>>

Job role: Service Manager

Hours: Full time 37.5hrs per week. Core Hours – Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm. The successful candidate will be expected to work flexibly in line with the operational needs of the organisation and the service, this will include evenings and weekends, as and when required.

Salary: £36,465.00 – £41,924.00 (dependent on experience)

Location: SMART Howard House. Onsite parking.

Pension: After first 3 months

Annual leave: 27 days per annum + bank holidays

Main purpose of the role:

  • To ensure that SMART Howard House is well led, responsive, effective and provides a caring and safe environment and programme of quality services that benefit residents.
  • To Manage, lead and inspire the team at SMART Howard House.
  • To deliver in line with the contractual obligations specified in the contract.
  • To ensure the efficient delivery of services within budget and implement change where needed.
  • To support the growth of a performance culture within the strong team which practices to the highest standards of professional integrity.
  • To deliver maximum impact of services through effective partnership working.
  • To ensure a high quality service is delivered through effective and robust governance.

This advert will remain open until the right candidate is recruited, however the first round of interviews will be held on Thursday 25th July and Wednesday 31st July.

If you wish to be considered for interview at this time, please submit your applications without delay.

Find out more and apply>>


Substance Misuse Nurse – Residential Detoxification Service in Oxford >>

Hours: 30 hrs + 3.5hrs study leave per week

Salary: Band 7 equivalent + Recruitment and Retention Bonus + Nursing Responsibility Bonus -negotiable dependent on experience

Location: Residential Detoxification Unit in Oxford

Benefits: 27+ days annual leave + bank holidays / 6% employer pension contribution / On-site parking

About the role:

At SMART Howard House, situated near to the centre of Oxford, you would be working closely within a successful, committed and caring multidisciplinary team of ten. The service is commissioned by Oxfordshire County Council Public Health Team and has been rated Good by CQC in November 2018.

SMART Howard House is a unique 10-bed project, providing a 12-week therapeutic programme in parallel to medically managed detoxification from alcohol and opiates. Service users are supported through a period of significant and visible change, making this an extremely rewarding role.

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and passionate Nurse to contribute to the ongoing success of the service.  This exciting role will offer the successful candidate the chance to make a lasting difference to the lives of our service users. The role requires a high level of independent working and competency and provides a number of varied and interesting development opportunities for the right applicant.

This is a rolling recruitment process and will remain open until the right candidate is confirmed in post.

Find out more and apply >>


Bedford Services Night Worker – Bedford >>

Job role: Bedford Services Night Worker

Hours: Various hours per week available.  Shifts are waking nights.

Salary: £9.50per hour Fixed term until: 31st March 2019 (extension possible)

Location: Somewhere Safe to Stay Hub, Bedford

Annual leave: 27 days per annum + bank holidays

These posts will support an exciting expansion to the existing Night shelter provision. The SMART night provision will be open to service users between 9pm-7am.

Shifts will be assigned on a rota basis. We will work flexibility with all post holders in shift creation.

Applicants need to be able to start by August 2019 completing  a period of daytime induction prior to beginning night shifts.

Main Purpose of the role:

  • Ensure the provision of high quality treatment services through:
  • Ensure the dignity and safety of those accessing SMART’s Bedford services
  • Establishing strong working relationships with Service Users across our Bedford services
  • Maintain high professional standards, and represent SMART at all times

Find out more and apply >>


SMART Prebend Worker – Bedford >>

Job role: Centre Worker

Hours: Various shifts available. Weekends will be required

Salary: £8.21 per hour

Location: SMART Prebend Centre Homeless Day Centre Bedford

Annual leave: Annual leave: 27 days per annum + bank holidays

Main Purpose of the role

Ensure the provision of high-quality treatment services through:

  • Providing support to the Service Users accessing the centre
  • Establishing strong working relationships with Service Users

Find out more and apply >>


Rough Sleeper Case Worker – Opportunities in Bedford and Milton Keynes>>

Job role: Rough Sleeper Case Worker

FIXED TERM CONTRACT UNTIL 31st MARCH 2020

Hours: 37 hours per week, to include some weekends, early mornings and/or late nights.

Salary: £18,799.00- 21,436.00 per annum

Location: We are currently looking for workers in Bedford and Milton Keynes

Annual leave: 27 days per annum + bank holidays

Main Purpose of the role

The responsibilities of the post-holder are divided into three key areas:

Outreach responsibilities:

  • Identify rough sleepers and build a rapport and promote the well-being of clients
  • Carrying out assessments, identifying priorities and ongoing need, including establishing local connections and reconnection needs
  • Providing crisis intervention support including responding to risk such as anti-social behaviour, mental health concerns, etc…
  • Ensuring risk assessments, support plans and outcomes are flexible, updated regularly and made on an individual case-by-case basis
  • Ensuring a safeguarding assessment is completed and referrals to children’s and adult safeguarding is made at the earliest opportunity, where appropriate
  • Provide robust signposting service with referrals to relevant agencies
  • Establishing strong working relationships with Service Users, building trust, providing active case management for all rough sleepers
  • Providing brief interventions to meet individual needs (where appropriate structure extended interventions)
  • Ensure that the appropriate service user paperwork is completed accurately and within guidelines and systems; data is submitted within agreed timescales and all records are accurate and up to-date
  • Support service users in securing accommodation. Liaise and advocate on service users’ behalf with others such as landlords, social services and accommodation providers
  • Supporting and encouraging clients in building links with support organisations, such as Housing Associations, Social Services, drug and alcohol agencies.
  • Respond to Street Link Referral

In-reach Responsibilities (tenancy case work):

  • Supporting service users in securing and sustaining accommodation – rent payments, utilities, neighbour disputes, budgeting, reporting repairs, dealing with
  • Tenancy sustainment and management to prevent further homelessness
  • Enabling access to specialist support and mainstream services such as education, leisure, culturally specific services, employment opportunities, etc…
  • Supporting service users in maximising and maintaining income
  • Providing crisis intervention support including responding to risk such as eviction, loss of amenities, etc…
  • Share relevant and appropriate information within a multi-disciplinary team, to ensure continuity of care. This includes the attending and contributing to multi-agency care coordination meetings e.g. SHMAG
  • Refer clients to other agencies to meet needs identified beyond the scope of the service, joint working to support a transition of care
  • Effectively managing the individuals’ transition from the service in a manner that supports their long-term stability

Find out more and apply >>


Prebend Centre Worker – Casual Staff – Bedford »

SMART Prebend Centre (Bedford). Ad hoc hours as required. £7.85 an hour.

Role summary: Man the reception area and be the welcoming face of the Centre; Carry out centre operations; Carrying out screening assessments, identifying priorities, where necessary; Responding to need as it arises and managing client crisis as it presents; Support in the kitchen as required.


Voluntary roles

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help in our busy services and also our Head Office. Volunteering opportunities are diverse with positions currently available in Bedford, Oxford and Wokingham. Take a look at how you might be able to help people to help themselves.

See a full list of voluntary roles »

Should you have any difficulty accessing any of the vacancies or downloading documents, please contact SMART Support Services on supportservices@smartcjs.org.uk or 01869 350028.


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