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 join us as a Full Time Recovery Worker on a 37.5 hour per week contract.
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.
We are looking for a Full Time Recovery Worker to join our team in Cheshire East, providing Community based support to Service users in their own homes. We are based in Sandbach, but cover the areas of Crewe, Sandbach, Middlewich and Macclesfield. 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, be adept at data entry and willing to participate in a 9 – 5 rota that includes lone working and weekends.
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 by working across our range of services. You will also have access to learning and development opportunities.
This is a permanent role with the post-holder required to work 37.5 hours per week.
The salary for this role is £17,724.50 per annum.
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.
Closing Date for applications is 22nd April 2021. (We reserve the right to close vacancies before the specified closing date, should a large number of applications be received).
So, are you ready to take on this rewarding role that comes with some really great benefits? Apply now via our website.