Relief Recovery Worker
We are looking for warm, resourceful and energetic individuals to join our friendly and experienced team of Recovery Support Workers in our Mental Health supported accommodation service in Leicester, LE2. This is a relief/bank staff position on a zero hour contract.
Orchard House is an accommodation based service made up of 20 self contained flats. Service Users can live at the service for up to 2 years and within this time the Recovery Workers will work with individual service users to provide positive mental health and housing related support in a personalised way.
The position involves supporting individuals to be happy, healthy and to be successful in achieving their wishes and aspirations. Our recovery-focused approach is bespoke to each service user and involves working alongside members of the person’s circle of support to co-produce meaningful and aspirational goals. You will enable individuals to progress towards and achieve their goals whilst promoting their positive mental wellbeing.
Ideal candidates will have previous experience of working with people that are experiencing mental health problems, either in a community, residential or inpatient setting. Ideally, you will have experience of working in a recovery-focused way. You will be motivated with good communication skills and a commitment to achieving positive outcomes using a person-centred recovery approach.
We provide relevant training including accredited health and social care diplomas through our own training academy. In addition to opportunities for personal and career development we offer a range of employee benefits and a supportive, hands-on management culture.
We welcome applications from all potential candidates who are committed to making a positive difference, including experienced support workers, graduates and people looking for a stimulating career path into social care.
We do not accept CV's 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 for. 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.