Mental Health Recovery Worker in East Somerton - Norfolk and Waveney Mind

Job Overview

East Somerton, England
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
30 days ago

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Job Description

? What We Offer
Part Time 22.5 hours per week
Working Hours: Two week rolling rota, a mixture of early shifts (8am - 4pm) & late shifts (3:30pm -11pm) shifts will include weekend working, one weekend on and one weekend off.
Starting Salary: £22,711 per annum
(Salary quoted is for full time hours, salary will be pro rata for part time hours)
Location: Burgh Castle - Great Yarmouth
Training Mandatory training for this role takes place in Norwich, training sessions run from 9am 5pm and run over 4 separate dates.
? Benefits
Annual leave: 26 days raising to 29 days (FTE) plus Bank Holidays, Pension, Online Discounts Portal, Financial advice, Long Service Awards, Health & Wellbeing Program, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health Cash Plan, Company Sick pay, EAP, Eyecare, Personal Development and Job Specific Training.
? The Service
We are recruited into the new Short Stay Recovery House, which will be based in Burgh Castle - Great Yarmouth. This is a 24-hour service for people who have experienced, or are experiencing a mental health crisis but do not require a hospital admission.
You will provide support to the people to provide an effective range of short-term intensive interventions to reduce the experience of crisis.
The Role
Providing one to one emotional support to those in need of support and in crisis. As a valued Recovery Worker, you will empower and promote independence. You will be motivated and have experience of working in a similar field with people who are experiencing a mental health crisis.
? Among Other Responsibilities You Will
Support individuals in crisis (presenting in a range of ways, including low mood, depressed, anxious, mania, self-harming, and experiencing suicidal thoughts) to develop their own safety plan and coping strategies to navigate the crisis situation.
Identify and respond to individuals who become a risk to themselves or others within this time period by working closely with the Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Service. (CRHT)
Liaise with the Service Manager when taking new referrals and be part of a full risk handover when accepting new people to the house.
What We Are Looking For
Previous experience in a similar field
Experience of working with people with complex needs who may be difficult to engage
Empowering People and promoting independence
Working with multi-displinary teams
An understanding of mental health crisis
Desirable - NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care OR Counselling qualification or similar

Closing Date Sunday 24th March
? Interview Date TBC

We may close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.



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