Mental Health Recovery Worker

Recruiter
CREATIVE SUPPORT
Location
Reading
Salary
Up to £8.50ph based on experience & qualifications
Posted
06 Oct 2017
Closes
05 Nov 2017
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Creative Support is a not-for-profit provider of care and support to people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism spectrum conditions, and older people. We are recruiting Mental Health Recovery Workers for our Mental Health Supported Accommodation Services situated in Reading.

We are looking for motivated, resourceful individuals who are committed to providing person centred support to people with mental health needs. Your role will include:

  • Developing daily living skills and accessing educational, vocational and leisure activities with service users
  • Building confidence, self-esteem, hope and positive coping skills in service users
  • Developing with the individual Person Centred Support Plans aimed at recovery, happiness, health and achieving of service user goals and aspirations
  • Implementing guidelines and risk management plans and working positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos

It is expected that you will work flexibly, including evenings and weekends, to meet the needs of the service.

Experience is not essential for this role. You will have a warm, caring nature, and a commitment to making a positive difference in people’s lives. We welcome applications from experienced practitioners, graduates and individuals looking to pursue a career in social care.

This unique and challenging opportunity will provide you with an environment that encourages personal and professional development. After successful completion of the probationary period, you will automatically be enrolled in the NVQ level 3 Health and Social Care Diploma and you will receive on-going training to best meet the needs of the service users.

We do not accept CVs as a form of application, applicants must submit a completed Creative Support application form which can be requested or downloaded via the listed methods. An enhanced DBS check is required for which we pay. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency; all employees are directly employed by our organisation. We do not accept cold calls or sales/marketing contact from recruitment candidate sourcing/advertising agencies. Upon receipt of your application we will email you a confirmation of receipt. If you do not receive this confirmation email please contact us via telephone or email. Contact information can be found on our company website.