Recovery Navigators / Mental Health Support Worker

17658.00 - 17658.00 GBP Annual + GBP17658/annum
18 Apr 2019
01 May 2019
Contract Type
Recovery Navigators / Mental Health Support Worker
Erdington, Birmingham
GBP17,658 per annum

37.5 hours per week
18.75 hours per week

Our client is a leading provider of mental health services in Birmingham and the West Midlands.

They are looking for Recovery Navigators to work in partnership with people experiencing mental health difficulties who are currently residing in non-acute in-patient care. You will deliver a person centred recovery approach, in groups or on an individual basis, that focuses on developing, maintaining and strengthening their skills and abilities. Ultimately you will support service users to attain independence in daily living skills in agreement with their individual needs and personal plans, achieving successful outcomes and promoting moving on.

They are looking for mental health professionals with experience of assessing and constructing care plans that support people to be in control of their lives. Ideally you will be QCF/NVQ level 3 qualified or have a willingness to work towards this qualification. It is essential that you have empathy for people experiencing mental health issues and are committed to service user involvement and empowerment. You will have a good understanding of equal opportunities, confidentiality, safeguarding and health & safety.

Post holders will need to be flexible due to the shift patterns which include evenings and weekends. Shift patterns include 7.00 am to 3.00 pm and 1.00 pm to 9.00 pm.

Benefits include an attractive defined contribution pension scheme, Paycare which offers employees affordable cover for a range of healthcare treatments, an Employee Assistance Programme which includes free counselling and a comprehensive training programme.

Our client's people are key to the success of the organisation and they are recognised as both a Mindful Employer as well as achieving Gold standard success in Investors in People. They welcome applications from people who have experienced mental health difficulties.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 5th May 2019
Interview dates confirmed as 6th and 10th June 2019