Recovery Support Worker Opportunities
Permanent, Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Are you interested in supporting vulnerable people on their journey to recovery across Ealing?
About the role
Our client has some exciting opportunities to join teams across Ealing in Recovery Support Worker roles. They are looking for people to work at either Project Sixty Five; a 24 bed supported hostel for men and women aged 18 to 60 on Uxbridge Road; or as part of the Ealing Hospital Discharge team across 3 houses in Northolt who support people with continued physical and mental health support needs after being discharged from hospital.
Clients are at the heart of everything they do and their Ealing services are committed to working with a psychologically informed, person centred approach. In the role of Recovery Worker you will:
Work closely with the busy team to provide assessment and key-working support to clients.
You will support clients with their personalised journey of recovery focusing on appropriate connection and move-on to longer term accommodation.
Work in partnership with clients and relevant recovery and support services to ensure clients have the necessary support and tools to move into longer term independent accommodation.
These roles are available on different shift rota patterns that could include working early mornings, evenings and weekends or a condensed hours rota. You can confirm your availability throughout the recruitment process.
Above all they are looking for inspirational, committed individuals who have a genuine desire to support people to rebuild their lives. In addition you will need:
Personal experience of homelessness or a sound understanding of the issues faced by homeless or vulnerably housed people and the difficulties they experience in accessing services.
The ability to manage complex behaviours and to deal with people who may be in a difficult personal or emotional situation.
Strong communication, influencing and reasoning skills and the ability to build effective relationships with people at every level.
Please take a look at the full job description and person specification attached by clicking on the ‘document available’ tab at the top of the advert page on our website.
What they offer
Excellent Development and Growth Opportunities
Employees are encouraged to consider opportunities to develop new skills or progress including; secondments, internal transfers, application to new roles in the organisation or just to get involved in various projects happening within the organisation. As a result last year 35% of our vacancies were filled by promotions. In 2019 they achieved We Invest in People Gold level accreditation and are one of just 3% of housing associations to achieve this standard; 82% of staff who took part in the IIP survey say it is a great place to work.
A Diverse and Inclusive Work Place
Equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how they work. They are proud of their commitment to diversity and inclusion and have 7 great Diversity Networks to support clients and staff from different backgrounds so they are able to be their best selves.
Pay and Other Benefits
Our client is proud to pay client facing staff above average for the sector. They run a cycle to work scheme and also offer season tickets loans to all staff. They contribute 4% of your gross annual salary, and you are able to enrol in the Defined Contribution scheme following a successful probationary period in which the employer contribution is 6%. For this role staff maybe able to claim an additional 20% pay premium for hours worked between 8pm and 8am Monday to Friday, and all hours worked on Saturday and Sunday.
What they do
Their vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions. As a homelessness charity and housing association, their clients are at the heart of what they do, and in 2019 we supported nearly 30,000 people who were either homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Their staff are crucial to making this happen.
How to apply
Click the ‘Apply Now’ Button to start your online application form.
Closing date: 10am, on 9 August 2021
Interview and assessments on: 23-24 August 2021
It is a requirement for this post that an enhanced DBS disclosure check will be undertaken for the successful candidate.