Recovery Worker

Retinue Solutions
Milton Keynes Village
11 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have experience of working in mental health or a related environment? Would you like to be part of an organisation that counts on the professionalism, insight, expertise and passion of its staff to inspire individual recovery for the people they work with? Then we are looking for someone like you!

Our client has an excellent opportunity for Recovery Workers to join our team across our Milton Keynes supported housing service covering services in Oldbrook and Stony Stratford.

This key role will see you provide both housing and community based support. You will enable individuals to progress in their recovery and it's only possible with the help of people like you.

Day-to-day, you'll manage a caseload offering support that enables participation in community life. You'll work with individuals and in groups; assist in developing personal support plans that address specific needs. You will be responsible for helping the people who use our services to develop domestic, financial and emotional management and personal life skills to achieve greater independence and self-esteem will be important too.

You will be a great listener, with a flexible approach and a flair for planning and prioritising a busy workload. You love motivating and engaging people in a range of developmental and rehabilitative activities. What's more, you have a good understanding of mental health issues and how they affect people. Experience of identifying and co-ordinating a range of services to meet an individual's needs and to enable them to engage with community activities is also essential.

You will be required to cover shifts on a rota basis including evenings and weekends. We will be offering a basic salary of £15,850.

A full role profile is available and can be requested from us at Retinue Solutions.
Our client fully endorses career development and has a great reputation for rewarding their staff. You can expect some great benefits, including 25 days' holiday, contributory pension scheme, employee assistance programme and childcare vouchers, plus exceptional professional development and training opportunities.

To apply you will need to submit your CV and a Supporting Statement that outlines your suitability for the role.

Retinue Solutions is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Retinue Solutions is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.