Richmond Fellowship
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
£9.21 per hour
Contract, Part-time, Temporary
Job description

Right now, Holder House, Richmond Fellowship’s mental health registered care home in Abingdon, is looking for the right people to join their team as Casual Recovery Workers .

Experience is beneficial while the right personal qualities are essential:

You'll be caring, consistent, flexible, enthusiastic, compassionate, creative and, like us, keen to break down the stigma of mental health
You are happy working both independently and as a valued member of our team
You work well under pressure
You know how to connect with people at all levels
You'll be provided with the opportunity to develop your leadership skills by taking on extra responsibilities
You'll enter accurate case notes onto our IT system, lead group activities, cook house meals with residents and dispense medication
You’ll ensure our residents:

Are at the heart of everything we do
Lead their own recovery and are involved in the decisions that affect their lives
Follow their support plan, designed to meet their specific needs
Achieve their goals and aspirations
Develop their life skills
Are motivated to achieve greater independence and access a range of work, leisure or educational opportunities too
Access the full range of services by liaising with mental health teams, GP surgeries, the local council and charities etc
In return, expect some excellent benefits:

Hourly rate of £9.21
Sleep-in allowance (11pm to 8am) of £70.47  
Training and development opportunities

We are committed to increasing our diversity and we would welcome applications from those with lived experience and/or who are from a BAME background.

It is a mandatory requirement of the application process for this post that candidates submit a CV and Supporting Statement, thus only candidates that provide this, and who meet the essential criteria within the person specification, will be considered for an interview.

This is a rolling recruitment process, shortlisted candidates will be interviewed as and when they apply.

The first round of shortlisting is scheduled for 13 October 2020.

So get inspired and take the first steps towards a more fulfilling career today. Apply now via our website

Richmond Fellowship is part of Recovery Focus, a national group of charities highly experienced in providing specialist support services to individuals and families living with the effects of mental ill health, drug and alcohol use, gambling and domestic violence. We know that recovery can look and feel very different to each and every one of us. But we also know that recovery is possible for everyone and that if we provide the right support, at the right time, we can inspire recovery nationwide

Posted on: 16 October 2020
Closed date: 15 November 2020
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker