Work with us

SPINC is all about people feeling valued, having a sense of belonging, we are an employer who supports your work life balance.

Our aim is to employ, retain and reward the best staff with the brightest minds from diverse backgrounds who have the necessary qualifications, experience, aptitude and/or transferable skills to work in partnership with us, share our passion, vision and values and meet the complex and diverse needs of Service Users at this exciting time.

Our newly recruited Support Workers, Senior Support Workers, Volunteers, Managers and Associates will join a vibrant team whose role involves supporting Service Users with all aspects of daily life to enable them to achieve personal goals and independence within the local community.

SPINC is all about people. We care about the people we support, we care about their families and we care about the people we employ.

Employee Benefits

SPINC are always looking for talented people to enhance our team. We believe our staff benefits scheme will not only attract great people who are wanting to learn and ultimately further their careers in the health and social care industry, but also retain those individuals who we consider to be the ‘back bone’ of our Company.

Brighton & Hove Living Wage

SPINC are committed to the campaign and the ethical approach to responsible pay for all employees

Flexible contracts

Full time, part time and bank contracts to suit our mutually agreed needs!

Holiday trading

Employees can buy or sell holiday time

Career Development

Opportunity to join a success orientated team and to work in partnership with the Directors who have extensive experience and qualification. Opportunities for internal promotion

Sabbatical opportunities

Opportunities for professional or personal development after two years continual employment

Enhanced hourly rate

For waking night support paid at time and a half for unsocial hours

Employee Pension Scheme

Auto-enrolment on the NEST pension scheme

Happy Birthday!

Additional day of leave to celebrate your birthday, making 29 days leave in one year!

Time Out!

A day paid for you to volunteer or assist with a local community project or charity of your choice

Travel

Bus travel paid when supporting Service Users

Daily expenses

Necessary expenditure when supporting Service Users in social circumstances up to £2.50 per day

DBS

Enhanced disclosure paid for each application on completion of satisfactory probationary period

Training

All mandatory and specialist training provided and opportunities to apply for additional relevant training that may be part or fully funded (training agreement)

Introduce a friend

You may want to spread the word! We will pay you (upon completion of probationary period) for every successful referral you have made!

Celebrating success!

We value people and we love to celebrate and reward success however small an achievement. We also know how important it is for team spirit to socialise and party at times! So we will!

“It was a great experience to work with both Maureen and Derin. They were supportive of their staff and always advocate for the independence and best interest of the people they support.”

Please check our vacancies section at the bottom of this page, for positions available and register your interest by forwarding your CV with a cover letter to maureenprescott@spinc.co.uk or derinergin@spinc.co.uk we will then forward our application pack to you by return email.

If there are no vacancies listed but you are interested in joining our team in the future then please forward your CV with the subject heading ‘I’m interested’. We would love to hear from you and what has attracted you to SPINC and we promise to respond to your email and let you know when suitable vacancies arise!

We are recruiting!

Are you the exceptional person we are looking for?

Do you have the passion and commitment to support and enable people with very complex needs to live in their own homes?

Have you worked in mental health services? Do you have experience working with people on the autistic spectrum, people with personality disorders, learning disabilities, ADHD, or other complex needs?

Do you have skills that would enhance our team?

Are you ready for a challenge? Then have a look at our job advert section below and send us your CV to maureenprescott@spinc.co.uk and derinergin@spinc.co.uk – we are always looking for great people!

Support Worker

SUPPORT WORKER

LOCATION: Kemptown Brighton

HOURS OF WORK: 37.5 hours per week (part time contract will be considered). Flexible working on a 7 day rota to meet the needs of the Service Users. This includes working evenings, weekends, bank holidays and sleep in shifts.

RESPONSIBLE TO: Senior Worker

ACCOUNTABLE TO: Registered Manager

SALARY: Brighton Living Wage Employer. £8.75 – £9.25 per hour. Waking night enhanced rates apply (x1.5 pay during unsocial hours of 23:00 – 07:00).

QUALIFICATION: Experience and knowledge of working with or supporting people with complex needs (mental health, autism, learning disabilities) required. Diploma Level 2/3 preferred however relevant degree/qualifications accepted. Candidates with no formal qualifications may be considered if they have a passion and interest in supporting people with complex needs.

DESCRIPTION:

Are you the exceptional person we are looking for?

Do you have the passion and commitment to support and enable people with very complex needs to live in their own homes?

Have you worked in mental health services? Do you have experience working with people on the autistic spectrum, people with personality disorders, learning disabilities, ADHD, or other complex needs such as Pathological Demand Avoidance?

Do you have skills that would enhance our team?

The role involves supporting individuals with all aspects of their daily lives to help them achieve personal goals and independence within the local community.

SPINC has a unique approach to developing and encouraging all members of the team to exercise their skills within the health and social care sector to encourage staff to participate in training, team meetings, and involvement in developing strong systems to support individuals. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to join a team that supports each other, shares our vision and values, and appreciates each person’s views.

SPINC is associated with various psychology and other professional services working co-productively with the team and aims to promote a therapeutically informed workforce.

If you find this exciting and of interest to you, we would love to hear from you.

Website: www.spinc.co.uk
Contact: derinergin@spinc.co.uk

 

Volunteering Befriender/Mentor

POSITION: Befriender/Mentor

LOCATION: Brighton

HOURS: As agreed/variable

RESPONSIBLE TO: Registered Manager

ROLE OUTLINE:

To work alongside a key worker providing individual support to people with mental health problems.

MAIN TASKS:

To offer 1 to 1 support to individuals, providing a listening ear and adopting a solution focused approach.

To encourage and support Service Users to access community based resources and work with a proactive, recovery

/discovery focused approach.

To liaise closely with the Service User’s designated key worker, and communicate outcomes, concerns, and information quickly and concisely.

Work to an agreed timetable with Service Users .

To support Service Users to access their local community i.e. visits to the shops, coffee bars and walks etc.

To assist in promoting the service to other organisations.

To be involved in keeping appropriate records.

To participate in supervision, appraisals, team meetings and training as appropriate and in accordance with SPINC  policies.

To be aware and work within the policies and procedures of SPINC

Any other tasks commensurate with the post.

PERSON SPECIFICATION QUALITIES:

Experience:

Experience of using/working in mental health services

Knowledge and understanding:

To have an understanding of the needs of people with mental health problems

To have an understanding of social exclusion

Skills and abilities:

Good listening skills and able to support people when they are in distress, knowing when to refer people on to other staff

Ability to relate to people well on a one to one basis

Ability to support people in achieving their goals

Good verbal communication skills

Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team

Personal attributes:

Outgoing, friendly and supportive individual who is able to demonstrate patience and understanding

Openness and a non-judgemental attitude

Commitment and reliability

To have a strong commitment to Equal Opportunities

HOW TO APPLY

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send an e-mail to derinergin@spinc.co.uk or phone our office on 01273 693 650.

Note that this position is subject to Enhanced DBS checks and satisfactory references.

 

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