Mental Health Recovery Worker

Posted 8 November by Servol Community Services
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We have an opportunity available for a Mental Health Recovery Worker to join us based in South West London.  You will join us on a full time, permanent basis and receive a competitive rate of £9.10 per hour.

Servol Community Services is a charity providing care and support to adults affected by and recovering from mental health conditions or learning disabilities. Support is provided to people in accommodation that meets their needs. These include residential 24 hour staffed services, semi supported accommodation and supporting individuals living in their own homes in the community.We now seek a Mental Health Recovery Worker to join our dedicated team.

Key duties and responsibilities of our Mental Health Recovery Worker:

- Provide a range of one to one, person-centred support to service users and help them to develop the skills and support networks to enable independent living in the community

- Encourage service users to contribute fully to their care/support plan as provided by Servol Community Services by making informed choices

- Liaise with external agencies (CPNs, Social Workers, Community Mental Health Teams etc.) in relation to the service users, where necessary

- Where required, to prompt or administer medication to agreed standards and in line with policy and procedure

- Whilst at the service be responsible for the security and proper use of the building, furniture and fittings

- Where required to, support clients living in their own homes to provide the same range of support as that provided to service users of the residential unit

- Report to the manager and other unit staff all matters of importance which could otherwise impact on the safety and quality and of the care provided at the service

This is not an exhaustive list of your duties.

Skills and experience required to become our Mental Health Recovery Worker:

- NVQ/QCF Level 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent

- Experience of working with adult service users in a support worker role

- Experience of working with people with a mental health diagnosis will be a huge advantage

- Experience of working in residential or day services

- Good written and verbal skills and ability to convey information clearly

- A working knowledge of safeguarding and procedures for the protection of vulnerable adults

- A positive and supportive attitude to working with people experiencing mental health conditions

If you feel that you have the skills and experience required to become our Mental Health Recovery Worker, please click ‘apply’ today – we would love to hear from you.

Reference: 39327567

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