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DHI is an award winning charity that challenges social exclusion by supporting people to achieve their potential and contribute to the richness and well being of their community. We are looking for applicants who will share our passion for our values, and our commitment to our client groups and our local communities.

To apply for a vacancy send your CV and covering letter explaining how you fit the criteria of the role to hr@dhi-services.org.uk

Benefits include 26 days annual leave (pro rata) (increasing each year to a maximum of 31 days), access to a 24 hour Employees Assistance Scheme, a commitment to training and a contributory pension scheme.

All positions are dependent on continued funding.

DHI is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be required for successful candidates.

As well as paid vacancies, DHI often has places for volunteers. Please see our Volunteers Section for more details.

Social Prescribing Practitioner

Deadline: June 7th 2017

DHI is an award-winning charity that challenges social exclusion by supporting people to achieve their potential and contribute to the richness and wellbeing of their community. We are looking for individuals who share our passion for our values of self-direction, stimulation and zest for life and our commitment to our client groups and the local communities we serve.

DHI has recently won a contract to run an innovative Social Prescribing project with Wessex Water looking at the effect of medicine waste in water.

We’re looking for people who would like to get involved and do brief, light-touch empowering workwith patients of 2 GP surgeries who have a range of non medical issues including benefits, debt, social isolation etc.

The aim is to work with the individual to identify their needs, then refer or signpost to other organisations, services or community groups as appropriate. Being a really good communicator and building a quick rapport in this role is essential whilst also having the ability to understand diverse and complex client needs and to use a ‘brokerage’ approach to meet these needs, if this sounds like your next role then please see below on how to apply.

This is Fixed Term Part Time role for one year at 15 hours per week. The salary is NJC Pt. 20 to 26 (£19,430 – £23,398) depending upon skills and experience. In addition, DHI offers up to 31 days paid leave (service related) in addition to statutory holidays, a 7% pension contribution and Employee Assistance Scheme. To apply for this post you should submit your CV along with a covering letter clearly demonstrating how you fulfil the criteria detailed in the person specification to hr@dhi-services.org.uk by midday Wednesday 7th June 2017. This role will be based in Bath and some travel across the area may be necessary.

DHI is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required for successful candidates although a positive check will not necessarily mean in-eligibility for a role. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy

Bank Worker - Supported Housing

Deadline: June 11th 2017

We are currently recruiting self-motivated and flexible individuals to join our team of Supported Housing Bank Workers in the Bath and Trowbridge area. In some cases, this covers both day and night shifts in our supported houses.

The main purpose of this role is to ensure that security of the supported housing project is upheld and that ongoing support is given to the residents of our supported houses. As part of the Support Housing Bank Team you will liaise, where necessary with other professionals regarding the support and needs of our residents. You will work with our residents in helping them achieve their goals and aims. If you’ve experience of working with people with substance misuse and have knowledge of working in supported accommodation, then we would really to like to you hear from you.

Please email us you CV along with a covering letter explaining how you fulfil the criteria detailed in the person specification to hr@dhi-services.org.uk by Midnight Sunday 11th June. The position is offered under a casual contract at hourly rates of pay between £7.50 - £11.25 per hour. Annual leave is accrued for hours worked. For eligible workers, DHI will make 7% pension contribution. Bank workers are also entitled to make use of DHI an Employee Assistance Scheme

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