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Job summary

Make a difference to the community, supporting and empowering individuals to maintain their mental health. We are partnering with the NHS Long Term Plan For You initiative to support mental health and social care needs of individuals!

Main duties of the job

Make a difference to the community, supporting and empowering individuals to maintain their mental health. We are partnering with the NHS Long Term Plan For You initiative to support mental health and social care needs of individuals!

About us

Your career at SIG will give you the opportunity to learn and grow as an individual, expanding your skills in multiple areas. Youll be able to make a real impact, working within a structure which always places people at the centre.

Date posted

01 September

Pay scheme



£22, a year



Working pattern


Reference number

Job locations

Luton Synergy Universal and Mental Health Floating Support

Victoria House




Job description

Job responsibilities


This role will focus on supporting and empowering individuals to maintain their mental health, also in supporting them to be part of the wider community to help them lead more fulfilling lives. The role will provide pathways, support and appropriate interventions to enable successful resettlements. This role will ensure individuals who are receiving support or require this support, have meaningful conversations about their housing and social care needs. 

This role will work alongside the NHS through the Long Term Plan and You initiative. This focuses on the long term mental health and social care needs of the population alongside partner organisations. This scheme blends the level of care and support we provide to individuals within the community. The scheme focuses on implementing an approach which sees organisations co-located, co-producing, and co-delivering care and support to the most vulnerable individuals within the community. More information on this scheme can be found here.

We are currently recruiting for two individuals, one on a FTC until June and one on a FTC until September . You will work Monday to Friday 9-5.

Benefits, including Non-Contractual Perks

  • 25 days annual leave, increasing with length of service
  • Training and Development including access to courses, upskilling, and progression plans
  • Medicash including discount gym memberships, routine optometry care, dental treatments, and physiotherapy treatments
  • Employee Assistance Programme including counselling
  • Reflect Practice regular sessions with a therapist provided by an external provider to support Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Annual Staff Awards

    This role is based within a community setting, the expected outcomes and impact which are thrived to be delivered are:

  • To become an integral partner within the blended offer in the community mental health hubs
  • Partner with internal and external stakeholders to ensure relevant support and care is in place for the individuals, such as transferring the care to the GP
  • Create and maintain a clear pathway to independence, as individuals transition from secondary mental health services to the primary care

    Were looking for a creative individual, someone able to think outside the box to new ideas and initiatives. If youre a team player, and able to communicate effectively with people from different backgrounds and levels, keep reading! If you share our values, have a genuine passion and felt purpose to help people, and that everyone deserves a second chance regardless of their circumstances, this could be the role for you!


  • Work alongside partner organisations to build relationships, and ensure all individuals understand their rights and responsibilities, having access to the right tools and resources, to support them back into society and building networks.
  • Attend and contribute to blended triage and other meetings with partner organisations to support individuals to achieve their personal goals, in line with their support plan.
  • Support individuals on a caseload through one to one meetings and group settings.
  • Participate in training in utilising partner organisations client electronic records and any other recording system as deemed necessary for client support needs.
  • Build strong and sustainable relationships with internal and external stakeholders and organisations. Such as; Homeless Prevention Officers, Local Landlords, Housing Benefit Teams, Temporary Accommodation and Housing Associations, Hostels, Rehab Facilities, and other relevant organisations.
  • Admin duties will vary.
  • Other responsibilities than those described above may be required to be undertaken from time to time and will be expected to be performed to as long as it is within the capability and level of the position. 


    What we are looking for:

  • Experience of working in health, social care, voluntary, and community sector environments
  • Experience and knowledge of mental health, and working with mental health services, social care, voluntary and/or recovery focused services
  • IT literacy, able to adapt to new platforms
  • What we would like, but not essential:

  • Professional Qualification: NVQ Level 3 in Care or equivalent
  • Please refer to the JDPS attached for more details on the role and our key criteria.



    The Social Interest Group (SIG) believes that good care and support make for better lives. Our values of ambition, empowerment, transparency, and inclusivity drive everything we do. Our mission is to empower people who are marginalised by building powerful partnerships and creative solutions that bridge gaps in provision and aid recovery, reablement and resettlement.

    SIG is a not-for-profit organisation, providing thousands of people with good-quality support and care in a range of residential, drop-in centers, community floating support settings (including in peoples own homes), probation settings and people who are in hospital awaiting discharge. We currently do so across London, Brighton, Bedfordshire, Luton, and Kent. We believe in the power of well-planned, well-managed services to make a difference. We work with high standards and external and internal regulatory frameworks.

    Our Values

    Ambition Eager to succeed and to accomplish as much as possible for our people

    Empowerment Giving staff and the people we support the tools, training, and information they need to achieve their potential

    Transparency Upfront and visible about our actions and open to scrutiny from stakeholders, service users, and staff

    Inclusivity Listening to, understanding, and including all our stakeholders to ensure we make a difference and get things right


    Please note that this job advert may close early due to screening applications on an ongoing basis. We advise applying as soon as possible for your application to be taken into consideration at the early stages.