Senior Recovery Worker HEST82329

Tooting, London (Greater)
£24,408 rising to £25,104 pro-rata per annum after 1 year
20 May 2019
17 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Senior Recovery Worker HEST82329

Tooting, Wandsworth, London

Salary £24,408 rising to £25,104 pro-rata per annum after 1 year

Hours: 19.5 hours per week

Would you like to join an amazing service and help our client provide a welcoming, friendly and non –stigmatising environment?

Our client has an innovative new service in Tooting that complements their diverse portfolio of mental health services by helping keep people out of hospital and living safely in the community.

They are looking for Senior Support Worker super stars who have an optimistic and solution focused approach who will help people discuss the nature of the crisis they are experiencing, their strengths and the coping skills they could use to decrease their distress and promote their wellbeing.

The service is a welcoming, friendly and non-stigmatising environment offering food, activities and quiet spaces to cater for individual needs. Our client’s staff will be supported on site by The Listening Place, the Trust’s Home Treatment Team, volunteers and peer champions.

They welcome applications from candidates with lived experience.

Our client is proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

Strictly no agencies

Person specification:

  • Demonstrable experience of working with individuals who have experienced mental health and / or dual diagnosis issues
  • Knowledge of issues affecting those individuals with a range of mental health conditions, how to communicate effectively with these individuals and how to support them with dignity and respect.
  • Takes appropriate steps in empowering customers to make choices and take appropriate control for their mental health in order to achieve appropriate levels of independence.
  • Knowledge of relevant Mental Health legislation, in particular Care Program Approach (CPA) processes.
  • Understanding of the principles of recovery as an ethos and a range of recovery approaches
  • Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding issues and ability to address them appropriately.

If you want to do an ASYE and you fit the criteria our client will support you to join our existing programme.

In return they offer a competitive salary, a supportive working environment and a host of benefits including pension, employee discounts, 25 days holiday per annum (for full-time positions) plus the option to buy an additional 3 weeks, cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan.

Working Pattern: Core Service opening times are 18:00 – 23:00 Monday to Friday. 12:00 – 23:00 weekends and bank holidays. Due to training, meetings, administrative tasks, etc shifts can start as early as 11.30am as required.

Closing date: 16 Jun 2019

Interview date: 27 Jun 2019

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