Recovery Worker, Residential Housing, Burgess Hill
Hourly Rate: £10.66 per hour Weekdays and Saturdays, £11.00 per hour Sundays and Bank Holidays
January 2, 2020 at 12pm
We provide a range of support services to people with mental health needs, those with a personality disorder and individuals at risk of homelessness. Sussex Oakleaf empowers people and promotes independence by providing recovery focused community wellbeing services, residential care, peer mentoring, housing support and volunteering opportunities.
Leyland’s Road is a 6-bed registered residential recovery service in Burgess Hill for adults with mental health issues. This is a medium-term residential care home and staff support clients with daily living activities. You will work as part of a team and as the service is staffed 24/7 you will need to be able to work shifts – this includes weekends / bank holidays and sleep in shifts.
Oak House is a 14-bed registered residential recovery service for clients with mental health issues. Clients reside at Oak House for a period of between 6-18 months. Staff support clients to develop and build on their existing living skills, in order to become more independent and move on to less supported accommodation at the end of their placement. Staff work in conjunction with other professionals to equip clients with the skills and motivation to become more independent and better able to manage their mental health.
As a Recovery Worker, you will work with the clients and support them with their daily living activities – this includes shopping, cleaning, budgeting and cooking. You will work with the clients on Recovery Plans and Risk Assessments and support them to attend medical and other professional appointments. You will administer medication to the clients.
We value our staff and as such our staff benefits package includes:
• Comprehensive, professional and personal development
• Competitive rates of pay
• Flexible Working Options
• Employee Assistance Programme e.g. access to free counselling services
• We are a Living Wage Employer
We are committed to an organisational culture that values people from all backgrounds. We welcome and encourage applications from all members of the community.
To apply please complete an application form (please do not send CV's only) which can be downloaded via the link above and email completed forms to email@example.com.
Please be sure to quote the reference number in enquiries and applications.
Any offer made in relation to this position will be reliant upon receipt of an enhanced DBS certificate we consider acceptable.
Closing date for applications: 12pm 02/01/2020
Interviews will be held on: 08/01/2020
Please Note: It is not standard practice to acknowledge receipt of applications, however, if you are successful in the shortlisting process, you will be contacted by a member of the interview panel to confirm an interview on 03/01/2020.
Further information can be found in the job description below:
Recovery Worker Job Description