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Mental Health Recovery Worker

  • Job reference: CSH600
  • Location: Lancashire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
Job description: Service Care Solutions are currently on the lookout for a Mental Health Recovery Worker to join a Mental Health Crisis Service in Lancashire. The post is looking for an experienced Recovery Worker full time for the next 3 months paying £10.50p/hr (Ltd) depending on previous experience.

The service is brand new and provides an alternative option to A&E for people experiencing crisis. The service provides emergency Mental Health support with qualified Nurses and trained Mental Health staffing whilst also providing temporary accommodation for up to 6 people on a short stay intervention. The service operates 24-hour service.

Support service users in the development of emotional management skills, personal and life skills with the aim of attaining greater independence and self-esteem.
Implement a structured support and safety planning programme with service users to deliver agreed outcomes
Develop domestic management and finance management skills with service users in order to allow increased and improved access to support from this and other services.
Liaise with external agencies, making referrals as required.
Support sessional staff and volunteers in carrying out their duties
Keep accurate records of service user assessments.
Develop links and referral pathways with a range of agencies including, DWP, accommodation services, health services, police etc.
Positively promote the service at all times, including participating in community education initiatives, raising awareness of therapeutic community aims and objectives and taking part in activities designed specifically to publicise the service.

Essential Requirements
Previous experience as a Mental Health Recovery Worker with substantial experience dealing with 'high risk' clients and managing resources effectively.
Work flexibly within an agreed framework on a 24hr/7day week shift rota including on call and waking nights.
Full driving licence and access to own transport with appropriate business insurance.

Please call Carly on 01772208963 for more information.