HARP Navigator- CRAWLEY

Location
Crawley, West Sussex
Salary
£23,000pa - average 40 hours per week
Posted
14 Oct 2020
Closes
11 Nov 2020
Ref
HARP
Contract Type
Fixed term
Hours
Full Time

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

This is a rare opportunity to support the implementation and development of a pioneering new service.

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 East Surrey Hospital, 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 individuals, and the ability to work in a fast paced environment with a commitment to helping individuals to make positive changes in their lives.

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. This is a 9 month fixed term contract 40 hours per week (must be prepared to work flexibly to suit the needs of the role)

For more information please contact:

Jane Nulty on 01293 447712 or via hramanager@crawleyopenhouse.co.uk

Closing date for applications is Friday 30th October 2020

 

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