Weekend Recovery Support Worker
We are looking for warm, resourceful and energetic individuals to join our friendly and experienced team of Recovery Support Workers in our Mental Health supported accommodation service in Leicester.
Orchard House is an accommodation based service made up of 20 self contained flats. Service Users can live at the service for up to 2 years and within this time the Recovery Support Workers will work with individual service users to provide positive mental health and housing related support in a personalised way.
The position involves undertaking the responsibility of being a Key Worker/Co-worker. This will enable you to plan alongside members of the person’s circle of support to enable individuals to be happy, healthy and to be successful in achieving their wishes and aspirations. Our person centred planning meetings and processes are co-produced with the people we support and their families to promote a unified approach. Together you will set meaningful and aspirational goals which you will support our service users to move towards.
This is a weekend role with shifts either Friday to Sunday or Saturday to Monday.
Ideal candidates will have previous experience of working with people that are experiencing mental health problems, either in a community, residential or inpatient setting. Ideally, you will have experience of working in a recovery-focused way. You will be motivated with good communication skills and a commitment to achieving positive outcomes using a person-centred recovery approach.
We provide relevant training including accredited health and social care diplomas through our own training academy. In addition to opportunities for personal and career development we offer a range of employee benefits and a supportive, hands-on management culture.
We welcome applications from all potential candidates who are committed to making a positive difference, including experienced support workers, graduates and people looking for a stimulating career path into social care.
We are a passionate, inclusive and anti-racist organisation. We embrace diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and cultures. As a Disability Confident Employer we welcome applications from people with a disability, and as a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion we actively encourage applications from the LGBT+ community.
We will be interviewing for this role as suitable applications are received and may close this role before the closing date upon a successful candidate being appointed.
We can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work in the UK.
In order to apply, please read the job description and then complete the online application form using the links above.
You can also download a copy of our application form using the links above. Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org to be considered for the vacancy. If you have not received a response to your application within 10 working days of the closing date please accept this as notification of an unsuccessful application. Unsuccessful applicants must wait 6 months before reapplying.
If you require any advice on completing your application form, please call us on 0161 236 0829.
Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK1 3TS