Mental Health Recovery Worker- b

Rethink Mental Illness
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you passionate about helping people changing their life? We have a fantastic opportunity for a Mental Health Recovery Workerto join out team!

If this opportunity excites you, we want to hear from you!

Our housing services provide a supportive home environment that paves the way to greater independence and recovery. We help people with their day to day living and social skills, as well as providing access to social activities, further education, employment and training. As part of the Sheffield Recovery Framework you will work with clients in a recovery focused manner towards a clear support plan to help them to improve their quality of life and work towards improving the individual’s future. This is an exciting project for someone who is forward thinking and creative in support planning and delivery.

About the role:

Working with people in their own homes or in supported-housing schemes, you will give a range of emotional and practical support, as well as supporting individuals with domestic tasks and developing daily living skills. You will also liaise with partner agencies, housing providers and voluntary organisations to direct tenants to the services and facilities that best suit their personal circumstances.

About You:

To be successful in the role you will be a good communicator - both verbally and in writing. Sound organisation and IT skills are essential for the role with the ability to keep records both accurately and concisely. We're looking for a great relationship builder, working directly with the people who use the service. With a good understanding of mental illness - gained either through work or personal experience - you will also be qualified to NVQ level 3 (or equivalent).

The post holder must be able to work flexibly as part of a 24/7 rota including nights, weekends and sleep ins.

The closing date for this post is 30th March 2017.

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