Recovery Navigator / Mental Health Support Worker
Salary £17,658 per annum FTE
Hours 37.5 hours and 18.75 hours per week
Our client is a leading provider of mental health services in Birmingham and the West Midlands.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for Recovery Navigators to offer an individualised and integrated Recovery service to users and carers aged 18 upwards, who require support to manage their physical, psychological and emotional health needs.
You will have a central base at either the Erdington or Handsworth Recovery Hub. The role requires post holders to be able to work evenings and weekends on a rolling rota. Your typical week would include facilitating social support sessions in community venues, offering activities such as stress reduction and relaxation, and giving signposting advice and guidance and personal development planning.
You will be required to complete administrative hours each week in order to update your online registers, update service user information on the online database, contact new referrals, prepare materials for your upcoming activities or sessions, respond to emails, and follow up any other administrative duties in relation to your role.
Benefits include 33 days holiday (including Bank and Public Holidays), defined contribution pension scheme, Paycare which offers employees affordable cover for a range of healthcare treatments, an Employee Assistance Programme which includes free counselling and a comprehensive training programme.
Our client’s people are key to the success of the organisation and they are recognised as both a Mindful Employer as well as achieving Gold standard success in Investors in People. Our client welcomes applications from people who have experienced mental health difficulties.
Closing date for applications is Wednesday 2nd October 2019
Interviews to take place on Friday 18th October 2019