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Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Westminster, London
Up to £22360 per annum
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Croydon, Greater London
Enfield, Greater London
£22,865 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We are currently recruiting for passionate, experienced and committed Mental Health Recovery Workers to join our care and support rehabilitation services supporting adults with complex mental health needs based in Croydon, London.

As a Recovery Worker your role is to provide a supportive, responsive and effective service in order to rehabilitate and reintegrate Service Users back into the community and provide pathways, support and appropriate interventions that will enable successful resettlements. Taking a holistic and person-centred approach, you will work to support individuals to identify their strengths, set goals, develop coping mechanisms and support motivation to improve their mental health and wellbeing through a variety of interventions.

The Social Interest Group (SIG) is a leading UK based charity, providing bespoke person centred social and health care solutions. Utilising strength-based models of working, we specialise in rehabilitation and supporting people who have complex needs, empowering them to achieve their full potential. We deliver social and health care services through our subsidiary charities SIG Penrose, SIG Equinox and SIG Investments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement the service’s policies and procedures in order to deliver the overall programme using a recovery focused approach.
  • Encourage Service Users to develop social networks and undertake meaningful activities to assist them to develop positive coping mechanisms and reintegrate into the wider community.
  • Maintain a standard of service as required by Commissioners and Penrose to deliver a safe and effective service.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of a healthy, safe and psychologically informed environment that includes the security of the building, fabric and grounds.
  • Ensure that information is shared appropriately within the team and with other professionals and that all Service User and service records are accurate and up to date.
  • Liaise with relevant and appropriate agencies and services to provide information, advice, support and treatment where necessary in relation to physical and mental health, substance misuse, education, employment and training, life skills and any other identified support needs.

Experience Required:

  • NVQ / Diploma Level 3 in Health & Social Care / Community Justice or professional equivalent
  • Experience of delivering a recovery focused service to vulnerable adults with support needs, including complex needs
  • Understanding of recovery focused service provision / person centred approach for people with mental issues.
  • Experience of successful reintegration of service users into the community
  • Understanding of the principles of Key working, support planning, and risk assessment
  • Experience of lone working and working on one’s own initiative
  • Understanding of the connection between substance misuse and mental health

Benefits of working with us:

  • Excellent core and on-going training aligned with personal development plan
  • Study support
  • Access to employee assistance programme
  • Medi-cash which includes the following:
  • Discount gym membership
  • Routine eye tests, glasses and contact lenses
  • Dental treatment via NHS or Private
  • Physiotherapy, Massage and a range of other therapies
  • 25 days holiday increasing to 26 days after 2 years and increasing 1 day per year up to 30 days annual leave
  • Life Assurance

We also have multiple vacancies across our organisation including in Brent and Enfield. Please do ensure you make reference in your supporting statement if you wish to be considered for these roles.

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The Social Interest Group (SIG) is a leading UK based charity, providing bespoke person centred social and health care so... Read more

Refreshed on: 04 October 2020
Closing date: 03 November 2020
Tags: Social Care/Development,Support Worker

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