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Service description

Edwin House is a 62 bed CQC registered care and rehabilitation facility for adults 18 and over who experience physical and mental health problems due to substance misuse.

Learning opportunities

  • Legal and policy issues relating to people with mental health issues
  • Multi-disciplinary working including attendance at CPA meetings and reviews
  • Anti-oppressive practice with adults with learning disabilities and mental health needs
  • Advocacy skills
  • End of life care
  • Group work
  • Personal centred care planning , monitoring and review
  • Facilitation of daily living skills including income maximisation and budgeting
  • Understanding of and contribution to the purchasing and commissioning process
  • Experience of continuing assessment of need and risk
  • 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
  • Direct facilitation of daily living skills
  • Service quality monitoring
  • To work across other projects within the agency
  • Opportunities to apply relevant theories
  • Experience of working in a team within a framework of purchaser service specification/contracting, corporate and local policy