Intensive Recovery Worker - Evening Hub

Sector Leading Benefits
22 Jun 2022
18 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Part Time
Job description

Ref: NWM/75

Intensive Recovery Worker - Evening Sanctuary
???Part Time - 18 Hours per Week, Evenings between 6:30pm and 12:30am
???The salary for the role is 21,000 (pro-rata per based on a 37.5 hour week) rising to GBP21,675 following successful completion of probation, plus uplift for unsociable hours
???Location - Norwich City Centre
???Sector leading Benefits: Pension, Online Discounts Portal, Financial advice, Long Service Awards, Health & Wellbeing Program AND Personal Development and Job Specific Training

We are proud to offer our employees a comprehensive and sector leading staff benefits package: Further details upon application.

A little about us:


Please search for Norfolk and Waveney Mind, and REST on Youtube, to find out more about us.

* We have an Investors in People certification.

* We are the leading mental health charity in Norfolk and Waveney, providing services which make a real difference to people's lives.

* We are a friendly, flexible and supportive employer.

* We work to reduce the stigma associated with mental health, support people in their recovery and champion better services for all.

* We believe that with the right support and resources everybody can create a life that feels meaningful to them.

* We are a fast paced and growing organisation, so career progression is open to all

* We are proud to announce that in our most recent staff surveys, the overwhelming majority of our employees are happy to refer others to our organisation, and enjoy our friendly/supportive team environment.

We are looking for an experienced Mental Health Recovery Worker, passionate about providing one to one emotional support to those in need of support and in crisis. As a valued Recovery Worker, you will be helping people to regain and refocus on their support networks while providing a safe place to regroup and improve social isolation and helping people to achieve their ambitions and potential.

Our Recovery workers support individuals to develop emotional management and personal life skills to achieve greater independence and self-esteem. You will help people to develop coping mechanisms and tools to better manage their mental health. You will be liaising with GPs, external agencies and community teams, making referrals as required.

You will be working in The REST Hub, which is an exciting new service located in central Norwich, at the heart of the community and will operate a safe and friendly environment. It will be psychologically informed - in line with Psychologically Informed Environment (PIE) principles. This service will offer a wide range of services to empower people to stay well in their community and at home.

As a Recovery Worker, you will join us in working hard to help people recover from mental health problems and develop resilience for the future. We are the leading mental health charity in Norfolk and Waveney, providing services which make a real difference to people's lives. We are a friendly, flexible and supportive employer. You will be working in strong partnership with Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust (NSFT), Third Sector organisation, and Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Sector.

Among other responsibilities you will be:

* Supporting individuals in crisis to develop a safety plan tailored to their needs.

* Establishing appropriate, meaningful relationships with people we support.

* Liaise with other services both within and external to Norfolk and Waveney Mind.

* Maintain accurate records on our Client Management System of those who use our services.

What We Are Looking For:

* NVQ level 2 Preferred

* Two years' experience of working within mental health

* Experience of multi-agency working, particularly with NHS services

* Experience of working with people with complex needs who may be difficult to engage

* An understanding of mental health difficulties, including the role of crisis support

* Willingness to undergo an enhanced DBS check when relevant

* A flexible approach to working hours

* Ability to provide effective advice and guidance

* Experience of working with people who have a diagnosis of a personality disorder

Please note the following:

???This service operates 7 day per week, 365 days per year, and there will be a requirement to work evenings and weekends