Richmond Fellowship
Greater Manchester (On-site)
£19,125 pa + excellent benefits
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

You’ve got a good understanding of mental health issues and really enjoy supporting others to achieve independence and lead their own recovery. All you need is the perfect environment to put your skills to great use. Welcome to Richmond Fellowship as a Recovery Worker.

Right now, our Women’s Supported Housing service in Manchester is looking for someone like you to support the people who use our services to maintain their tenancy and independence in the community. Not only are we committed to putting them at the heart of everything we do, we recognise they should be involved in decisions that affect their future too. That’s why we need you to inspire and support them to lead their own recovery. So, whether it’s helping to come up with a personal support plan that will see them achieve their goals and aspirations, developing domestic and finance management skills or accessing work, leisure or educational opportunities, your empathy, enthusiasm and compassion will have every chance to shine. 
Entering accurate case notes onto our IT system will be important too. And, when it comes to regularly liaising with GP surgeries, the local council, charities etc. or promoting the service within the community, again, we'll count on you.

You’re caring, consistent, flexible and creative, work well under pressure, know how to connect with people at all levels and, like us, are keen to break down the stigma of mental health. Oh and you’re happy working independently or, as a valued member of our team, being part of a weekly rota system and available for on call duties. Working pattern is over 7 seven days a week 9-5pm, you will also be required to work some weekends and evening shifts.

We are looking for female applicants only for this role as it is an all women’s service. The Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1, Paragraph 1 applies to this post.

The salary for this role is £19,125 per annum. 

There are two permanent full time positions available, requiring the post-holder to work 37.5 hours per week.

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.

This is a rolling recruitment process. Candidates will be interviewed as and when they are shortlisted.

So, are you ready to take on this rewarding role that comes with some really great benefits? 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 if we provide the right support, at the right time, we can inspire recovery nationwide and that recovery is possible for everyone.

Posted on: 18 May 2022
Closed date: 17 June 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Support Worker, Social Work