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Recovery Worker

  • Job reference: OV-RW-Leic-06/19
  • Location: Leicestershire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Adults, Older Adults
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Job description: Do you have a passion for building relationships and having a positive impact on the lives of other? If yes, this role is perfect for you!

Service Care Solutions are working with an established client to recruit a Recovery Worker in Leicestershire area.

The Role:

Hours: 37.5 hours
Days: Days may vary, shift patterns include Day, Early & Late, Sleep-In
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £16,206 with progression to £16,728
Location: Leicestershire

A Recovery Worker will provide one-to-one support to individuals with mental health issues, helping them overcome any difficulties during their recovery journey.

Key Responsibilities:

*Support service users in the development of emotional management skills, personal and life skills with the aim of attaining greater independence and self esteem.
*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.
*Participate in group work programme to assist service users to deal with substance abuse, mental or physical illness, poverty, unemployment, or physical abuse.
*Participate in the weekly rota system and provide on call duties to the service users at evenings and at weekends if required.
*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:
*Able to work flexibly to meet the needs of the Service and Service Users.
*A good understanding of mental health issues and how they affect the client group.
Desirable:
*NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care
*UK Driving License with access to own transport

Benefits:

*Company Pension
*25 Days Holiday including Bank Holiday, rising to 28 after two years continuous service
*Cycle to Work Scheme
*Discounts
*Training and Development

£250 Referral Bonus - Simply refer your friend. If they get the role, we'll give you £250. That's £1000 if you refer 4 friends - easy money whilst helping out your friends!


For more information, please contact Otis: otis.voisey@servicecare.org.uk | (01772) 208 963