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Mental Health Recovery Worker

  • Job reference: CSH650
  • Location: Lancashire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are currently on the lookout for a Mental Health experienced Recovery Worker to join a number of mental health community and supported living services on a full time basis for the next 2 months. The post is looking for a Recovery Worker paying £10.50p/hr (Ltd)

The key principles for a Recovery Worker are that the role should be:
Focused on practice
Carrying a caseload of 'complex cases' within Mental Health.

Main Tasks
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.
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.

If interested, please call Carly on 01772 208963.