Chatsworth House

Sutton in Ashfield and Mansfield


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Service description

Chatsworth House is a supported housing project based in Sutton in Ashfield. The project has 23 unfurnished, self-contained flats that are intended for people who have mental health problems, learning difficulties and or a history of being vulnerably housed and require help and support to maintain their tenancy.


Learning opportunities

• To access challenging behaviour teams and assertive outreach teams

• Partnership and multi-disciplinary working including attendance at CPA meetings and reviews

• Group work

• Person-centred care planning, monitoring and review

• Facilitation of daily living skills including income maximisation and budgeting

• Working with service users with moderate to severe learning disabilities and complex needs

• Experience of advocating on behalf of service users with other service providers and organisations

• Practice within the principles of anti-discrimination, anti-oppressive practice and equal opportunities

• Working as part of a team to provide a high quality service

• Working with service users with autism/Asperger’s syndrome

• Assessment, risk assessment and management

• Service quality monitoring

• Use of the Mental Health Act 1983/2007

• To work across other projects within the agency

• Liaison with parents/carers

• Working with service users with alcohol and substance misuse issues

• Supporting employment and educational opportunities

• Working with both individuals and groups of people with a range of mental health needs

• Support planning in line with the recovery model

• Knowledge of tenancy issues, housing management

• Knowledge of the needs of homeless people

• Creating and maintain links with the local community

• Understanding Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and Supporting People initiative