Richmond Fellowship
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
£9.21 per hour
Contract, Part-time
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, including Training and development opportunities.


The hourly rate for Casual Workers is £9.21. ​


Each sleep-in shift is paid at a rate of £70.47 per shift (11pm to 8am).


Please note, as this post will be working in a CQC Registered care home, the successful applicant must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless medically exempt.


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.


Recovery Focus is committed to working towards equal opportunities and we select staff solely on merit irrespective of race, colour, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, social class, religious belief, disability or history of mental health or addiction problems. If you need support to apply for the role or adaptions at interview please contact the recruitment team to discuss.


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.

So get inspired and take the first steps towards a more fulfilling career today.


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: 02 December 2021
Closed date: 31 December 2021
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker