Recovery Worker (Community Based Services)

Recruiter
Richmond Fellowship
Location
West Midlands Region
Salary
Competitive
Posted
30 Sep 2017
Closes
16 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Do you have experience of working in mental health or a related environment? Would you like to be part of an organisation that counts on the professionalism, insight, expertise and passion of its staff to inspire individual recovery for the people they work with? Then join us as a Recovery Worker. Recovery Focus is a new group of expert charities with the shared aim to inspire individual recovery nationwide. Between us we have a track record of more than 200 years of developing and running personalised services that work with people with mental health, substance misuse and other complex needs to achieve their ambitions. Each partner organisation has its own rich history of success, but together we believe we can lead the way in evidence-based recovery pathways, tailored to meet local and individual needs. Right now Richmond Fellowship are looking to recruit a diverse staff team supporting and delivering Mental Health Wellbeing and Recovery services across Leicester City, Oadby & Wigston and Blaby areas. Your challenge? To promote social inclusion, independence, self -esteem and well being services by supporting individuals to identify and achieve their goals accessing a range of activities within the wider community. There are three elements to our service provision Information, advice and navigation and community recovery services. You will manage your own caseload providing each individual with their own needs and risk assessment and safety management plan. Working with and alongside partner agencies and others to ensure access to services for the people we support will be integral to the job role. As well as a good understanding of mental illness, you'll need some experience of working with mental health services (or transferable skills from a related field). We'll be looking for the ability to prioritise a busy workload, work well within a team and motivate and inspire others too. Proficient using office IT and willing to work some weekends and evenings, you also have the communication skills it takes to liaise effectively with a wide range of organisations and individuals. In return, you can expect some great benefits, including 25 days' holiday, contributory pension scheme, employee assistance programme and childcare vouchers, plus exceptional professional development and training opportunities. So, get inspired today and take the first steps towards a more fulfilling career. Please quote ref: 17/315 when applying. Closing date: 14th October 2017.