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Recovery Support Worker

Greater London (On-site)
Hounslow, Greater London
£29,794 - £33,669 per year
Job description

Do you have a passion for supporting people to rebuild their lives? 

About the role

We are looking for a Recovery Support Worker to join our passionate, and dedicated team in Hounslow. In this role you will support some of the most vulnerable individuals in the borough, helping them identify their individual strengths and aspirations.

The Hounslow LIFE service is a large multi-site service with a large team of colleagues with specialisms in Homelessness, Substance Use and Mental Health to provide a recovery based approach to 86 clients across our different sites.  

In the role of Recovery Support Worker, you will: 

  • Work with clients on their road to recovery, aiding clients to gain the necessary skills to move on from our services and into suitable accommodation.  

  • Provide support to maintain independence in the community, build their skills for employment, manage their health needs, and look towards a brighter future.  

  • Oversee housing management responsibilities to ensure we deliver safe, high-quality services. 

In this role you will work on a weekly shift rota including early and late shifts, weekends and bank holidays. Staff can claim an additional 20% pay premium for hours worked between 8pm and 8am Monday to Friday, and all hours worked on Saturday and Sunday.

About you 

We are looking for inspirational people who will be committed to our Recovery Ethos and have a genuine desire to support people to transform their lives. We encourage you to apply if you can demonstrate the below:  

  • An understanding of the issues faced by homeless or vulnerably housed people – you may have had personal experience of homelessness yourself. 

  • Experience of helping vulnerable people to identify personal goals and supporting them through a process of change. 

  • Have a sound understanding of the support needs of people with low incomes, including rent payments/arrears and professional boundary issues.

We’d always like to hear from people who want to help transform lives. Not sure if you have the skills and experience you need for the role? Apply and we’ll let you know!

St Mungo's are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We strongly encourage applications from all under-represented groups.

How to apply 

To view the job description and guidance on completing your application form, please click on the ‘document’ tab on the advert page on our website. 

To find out more and apply please go to the St Mungo’s careers page on our website.

Closing date: 10am on 2 May 2024

Interview and assessments on: TBC

What we offer

  • Excellent Development and Growth Opportunities
  • A Diverse and Inclusive Workplace
  • Great Pay and Other Benefits
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St Mungo's View profile Company size Size: More than 1000
Posted on: 18 April 2024
Closed date: 02 May 2024 at 10:00
Tags: Support Worker, Social Work

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