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HARP Navigator

Salary
£26,245 per annum
Location
Chichester
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time  - 37 hours per week (must be prepared to work flexibly to suit the needs of the job)

The Hospital Admission Reduction Pathway (HARP) Navigator is an exciting role as part of the West Sussex HARP. This has been funded by Public Health England as part of the Rough Sleeping Grant Programme, and is office based at St Richards Hospital.

It is recognised that rough sleepers across West Sussex have unmet physical and mental health needs which can often cause difficulties when trying to engage with services in a productive and long-term arrangement.

Your role will lead on coordinating and supporting people who are homeless and accessing St. Richards Hospital, Chichester Accident and Emergency services, working closely with the senior medical team, Hospital Discharge Team and other specialist. You will also connect those individuals with other community services including the HARP Clinician and peer mentors upon discharge. You will have strong communication and negotiating skills, to be able to identify a range of solutions for each individual, and the ability to work in a fast paced environment with a commitment to helping individuals to make positive changes in their lives.

Stonepillow has a values framework and set of expected behaviours. Every employee is expected to work within this framework and participate in ensuring that these values are upheld in there day to day work.

These values are:

  • Client focused– Putting clients at the heart of what we do and engaging them to actively participate at all levels of the Charity
  • Collaborative - Working with clients, local communities, stakeholders, and partners to reduce homelessness and end rough sleeping.
  • Valuing diversity – Clients, staff, volunteers, trustees, and communities
  • Innovative and high quality – Delivering high quality services which evidence value for money and positive outcomes of Clients.
  • Professional, respectful, and kind always – When delivering services to our clients, working with communities and how behave towards each other on a day-to-day basis.

We are looking for individuals who are dynamic and have experience of working with vulnerable people and the difficulties they experience in accessing services. You will also have experience of supporting these individuals to address their needs through effective case work management.

It is essential that you have a non-judgmental and enabling approach to supporting single homeless and vulnerable adults and have empathy with the Health, Housing and Work issues facing clients who are in recovery.

 

Benefits:

33 days holiday per year, pro-rata based on work pattern

Access to training and development

Wellbeing package

Charity worker discounts

Annual staff away day

Pension

Sick pay

 

Stonepillow is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.  All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.