Crisis Recovery Worker - Mental Health

Recruiter
BRC
Location
Chorley
Salary
£15500/annum
Posted
08 Jul 2017
Closes
07 Aug 2017
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Crisis Recovery Worker

Required via BRC

Location: Chorley

Hours: 37.5 per week

Rate: £15,500 starting salary to progress to £16,480 following probation

Car Driver: Yes

BRC are currently recruiting on behalf of a large national organisation specialising in mental health support. They are looking to recruit on a permanent basis for their brand new project in Chorley.

Reporting into the Team Leader, you will be providing a crisis intervention and support to service users who are experiencing a psychiatric and or psychosocial crisis.

You will be required to:

• Support service users in the development of emotional management skills and obtaining greater independence and self-esteem.

• Implement a structured support programme with service users to deliver agreed outcomes

• Assist with finance management skills and allow increased access to support from this and other services

• Keep accurate records of service user assessments.

• Develop links and referral pathways with a range of agencies

• Participate in community initiatives, raising awareness of therapeutic community aims

• Work flexibly within an agreed framework on a 24hr/7day week shift rota

To be considered for this post YOU MUST HAVE:

• A good understanding of mental health issues and how they affect the client group

• An understanding of current mental health and/or housing management issues

• A good working knowledge of welfare benefits.

• NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care would be desirable

For further information on this or any other role please contact:

Amy Gee on (Apply online only) or email amy @ (url removed)