How to apply
Do you have an understanding of mental health issues or experience of working in mental health? Would you like to be part of an organisation that counts on the professionalism, insight, expertise and passion of its staff to inspire individual recovery for the people they work with? Then welcome to Richmond Fellowship as a Recovery Worker.
We are looking for a Recovery Worker to join the team at our service in Carlisle. A great listener, with a flexible approach and a flair for planning and prioritising a busy workload, you love motivating and engaging people in a range of developmental and rehabilitative activities. What’s more, you have a good understanding of mental health issues and how they affect people. You will also need good record keeping skills and be adept at data entry and willing to participate in a 24/7 rota that includes lone working, weekends, and sleep-ins.
We are looking for caring, consistent, flexible and creative individuals who work well under pressure and are keen to work in mental health. Good communication is essential, as is a good knowledge of mental health. You will receive a full induction, regular supervisions, as well as opportunities for personal and professional development . You will also have access to learning and development opportunities.
The successful candidates will be required to work sleep in shifts.
This post is offered as fixed term contract ending 17th January 2020 in the first instance.
The salary for this post is £16,693 with potential earnings of up to £17,230 per annum.
Closing date: 25th September 2019
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.