Richmond Fellowship
Derby (On-site)
£19,304 per annum, plus £650 one-time payment if you start no later than 1st September 2022
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, we are looking for someone who is ready to take the next step up in this interesting development opportunity. Trevayler provides, Recovery Focussed Support in both our short term Crisis House and our Transitional Service, our services are co-produced giving people we support a voice in their recovery. 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.

The salary for this post is £19,304 per annum, plus £650 one-time payment if you start no later than 1st September 2022.

The post holder will be required to work (upon average) of four sleep ins and three waking nights per month. Additional to the salary, sleep in shifts will be paid at the rate of £78.30 and walking nights at £15 per shift.

We have six permanent full time roles available, requiring the post holder to work 37.5 hours per week. 

Please be advised that this role requires applicants to work on a rolling basis of 24 hours per day, 7 days a week for 365 days per year. 

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, shortlisted candidates will be interviewed as and when they apply.

So, are you ready to take on this rewarding role that comes with some really great benefits? 

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: 24 June 2022
Closed date: 24 July 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker