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Recovery Worker

Richmond Fellowship
Chester, Cheshire West and Chester (On-site)
£21,605 per annum (pro rata for part-time)
Full-time or part-time
Job description

You’re caring, flexible and creative, thrive under pressure, know how to connect with people at all levels and really enjoy helping others to live as independently as possible. You’d also 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. Welcome to Richmond Fellowship’s Tower House as a Recovery Worker.
Tower House is a mental health, supported housing, working to a recovery model. We provide a range of support services for people with mental ill health to access in their local community, including outreach support, peer support and supported housing. We have been operating in the area for a number of years and offer a staffed service to our residents aged 18 and upwards.

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. That’s where you come in. Responsible for helping and inspiring the people who use our services to maintain their tenancy and independence in the community, we’ll rely on you to work with them to come up with a personal support plan that will see them achieve their goals and aspirations. Whether it’s developing their domestic and finance management skills or accessing work, leisure or educational opportunities, one thing’s for sure ‐ you will have every chance to shine.
No relevant experience is required as full training will be provided, although candidates with an understanding of mental health issues and/or lived experience would be welcomed. More important is your caring and compassionate nature and empathy and enthusiasm for helping others. Whatever your background, you’ll need to be happy to work both independently and within a team and willing to be part of a weekly rota system and available for on call duties.
In return for your skills and enthusiasm, this role comes with some really great benefits and excellent training and development opportunities.

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 have three positions available: two positions to work full-time 37.5 hours per week and one position to work part part-time 30 hours per week. Please indicate on your application if you would like to be considered for a particular role or all three roles.

This is a permanent role.
We are committed to increasing our diversity and welcome applications from those with Lived Experience.
This is a rolling recruitment process. Candidates will be interviewed as and when they are shortlisted.
To apply, please send a CV and covering letter explaining why you feel you are right for the role.

Posted on: 10 November 2023
Closed date: 24 November 2023 at 12:15
Tags: Support Worker, Social Work