Recovery Navigator (Mental Health) Opportunities

Erdington, Birmingham
£17,167 per annum
08 Jun 2018
28 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Recovery Navigator (Mental Health) Opportunities
Erdington, Birmingham
£17,167 per annum
 37.5 hours per week (2 posts)

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 an 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, Childcare Vouchers and a comprehensive training programme.
People are key to the success of this 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.