Recovery Navigator - Mental Health

Recruiter
Birmingham Mind
Location
Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary
£17,658 per annum
Posted
23 Sep 2019
Closes
13 Oct 2019
Ref
NTXBX466531
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Recovery Navigator - Mental Health

37.5 hours per week 

Erdington, Birmingham

£17,658 per annum

 

We are a leading provider of mental health services in Birmingham and the West Midlands.  

We are looking for a Recovery Navigator 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.

We are looking for a mental health professional 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. 

You 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 people are key to the success of the organisation and we are recognised as both a Mindful Employer as well as achieving Gold standard success in Investors in People. We welcome applications from people who have experienced mental health difficulties.