- Job title
- Complex Needs Recovery Worker
- Work location
- Lambeth, London
- £22, 865 per annum
- Hours per week
- Closing date
- 17 January 2021 - closed
- Supporting documents
- Complex Needs Recovery Worker JD
We are currently recruiting for passionate, experienced and committed Mental Health Recovery Workers to join our care and support rehabilitation services, supporting adults with complex mental health needs.As a Recovery Worker, you will work directly with our service users, delivering bespoke person centred support plans in order to provide pathways, support and appropriate interventions that will enable successful resettlements.
SIG Penrose Options Focus Project is a 24 hour supported service for vulnerable male adults with a mental health diagnosis and forensic history, who require a high level of support and close monitoring to reduce the factors that may have led to their previous mental health deterioration and offending behaviour. The service is based in and around Clapham, Lambeth.
- Plan and co-ordinate individual recovery and resettlement packages for the Service User liaising with the appropriate agencies and care professionals to ensure successful delivery of the plans.
- Act as the Key worker and Link Worker to named service users as designated by your line-manager
- Liaise with referral agencies and ensuring that vacancies are filled within an appropriate time scales and in-line with Penrose’s Referral Policy and void targets are met.
- Ensure that service users are aware of their rights and responsibilities regarding welfare and benefits.
- Constantly ensure there is genuine engagement with the Service users using appropriate methodologies and inventions to encourage and support their engagement and progress towards greater independence and community integration.
- Encourage service users to participate in the running and development of Service / Social Enterprise initiatives, training interventions, volunteering or work experience within the wider organisation
- Psychology Degree / NVQ / Diploma level 3 in Health & Social Care / Community Justice or professional equivalent
- Experience of working with ex-offenders with mental health issues
- Experience of drafting and agreeing support plans and providing appropriate interventions for service user
- Clear evidence and experience of successful reintegration of service users into the community
- Direct experience and understanding of providing key working and support or care planning
- Understanding and practical application of key legislation regarding social care, housing, criminal justice and mental health
- Excellent and proven ability to form effective positive and motivational relationships
- Strong communication skills both written and oral with both internally and externally