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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.  For more information please visit www.edwinhouse.org

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