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Job title
Assistant Recovery Worker
Work location
Camberwell, London
£20, 648 per annum (pro rata for part-time)
Hours per week
18 (part-time)
Shift pattern
Weekly on a rota basis (to include weekends and bank holidays)
Closing date
25 October 2020 - closed
Documents to download
Assistant Recovery Worker (SWAY) JD SIG Application Form 2020

Job description

Recruitment closed

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part-time Assistant Recovery Support Worker to join our Recovery services based in Southampton Way, London. SIG Equinox Southampton Way provides supported accommodation and recovery approach resettlement programmes for adult males with enduring mental health support needs.

As an Assistant Recovery worker your role is to support our Recovery Workers to work with service users to achieve their personal goals and positive outcomes, by offering a person centred recovery based service for people with mental ill health, and supporting them to maximise their independence and work towards moving on, enabling our service users to lead more fulfilling lives.

The successful candidate will have direct experience of working with adults who are vulnerable and have multiple and complex needs. You must be willing to work flexibly, which includes weekday hours, evenings and weekend working, therefore if you are passionate about improving the lives of people with severe and enduring mental illness, then this could be the perfect role for you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement the service’s policies and procedures in order to deliver the overall programme using a recovery focused approach.
  • Provide key work, risk assessment and support planning for service users to help successful recovery focused achievement of their personal goals.
  • Deliver life skills training and support to prepare service users for successful independent living.
  • Encourage service users to establish social networks and undertake meaningful activities to assist them to develop positive coping mechanisms and to socially integrate.
  • Develop resettlement options for service users and assist them to successfully move on to a more appropriate long-term housing option.

Experience Required:

  • NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care/QCF qualification or equivalent
  • Experience of delivery a recovery-focused provision to vulnerable adults with support needs, including complex needs
  • Experience of working in supported living setting
  • Experience of working with vulnerable adults who have mental ill health
  • Experience of promoting diversity, dignity and equality

If you are interested in the post please download the Job description and Application form below and send it to our Recruitment Team: recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk.

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