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Recovery Support Worker - Fareham - £9.09ph

Recovery Support Worker - Fareham - £9.09ph

Posted 6 April by Caretech Easy Apply Ended


About the Role

We are seeking to recruit Recovery Support Workers to join our idyllic hospital in Fareham, who share our vision for high quality Mental Health recovery services.

To undertake support duties to residents with varying degrees of mental health illness in line with agreed plans and direction by the clinical team using a recovery focussed model.

We are providing individuals with practical and emotional care, enabling them to lead as ordinary life as they can achieve. You will need to be flexible as you are required to work shifts including bank holidays, weekends and potentially sleep ins.

If your best traits are positivity, friendliness and innovation then this job is for you!

Main Duties and Responsibilities

To provide support to residents with daily living, following support plans and working within the Recovery Model.

To promote residents physical wellbeing through regular health checks, promoting healthy life choices and promoting social inclusion.

To assist in the development of resident’s personal recovery support plans, their implementation, monitoring and review.

To work towards attaining as much involvement, independence and choice as possible for residents in the organisation of their daily lives, following their individual programmes and operational policies.

To support residents to integrate and gain new experiences within their local community.

To support residents to be socially acceptable with communal dining and nurture an environment that is conducive to social interaction.

To establish and maintain relationships with residents which will complement and contribute to the recovery care programme and create a pleasant and therapeutic environment in which to live.

To accompany residents on shopping trips and outings.

To participate in the preparation and serving of meals with residents where appropriate, taking into account residents’ personal preferences, choice and the need for a balanced diet.

To take part in scheduled day activities with residents in accordance with the recovery programme and to actively ensure that residents are involved in normal living activities.

To act as a co key-worker for a resident with support from the key worker/deputy/hospital manager.

To be supportive of residents in all areas identified within the recovery support plan with an emphasis on the promotion of a progressive care pathway.

Demonstrate a willingness to be respectful, accepting and tolerant of the people that require support, ensuring that residents’ needs are met and that the dignity of residents and staff is maintained at all times.

To contribute to the daily running of the hospital, e.g. shopping, cleaning and involving residents to the limits of their ability in all aspects of normal daily living.

To have an understanding of the impact that inconsistency and inflexibility would have on residents.

To actively participate in team working and provide accurate and timely written and verbal reports to the multi-disciplinary team or individual residents’ clinical notes.

The Successful Candidate for the role will have

NVQ in Health and Social Care or be willing to work towards
Experience in supporting adults with challenging behaviour, learning disabilities and/or mental health issues.
The ability to keep calm under pressure
Confidence to work alone and as part of a team
Excellent communication skills
The passion to work with vulnerable Adults
The desire and commitment to achieve high standards of safeguarding


We offer Permanent contracts 37.5 hrs per week

Part Time contracts 16hrs, 22.5hrs or 30hrs or become a Bank Worker on a 0hr contract

Career progression path within the company

Competitive rates of pay

Flexible Additional Holiday Purchase Scheme

Various shift patterns available to suit your lifestyle

DBS check paid by Caretech prior to starting with us

About Caretech

Caretech Community Services established in 1993 has 250 services with continuous growth with new developments/services.

CareTech Community Services is a national provider of support for people with complex and challenging behaviours associated with autism, learning disabilities, mental health illness and neurological conditions. We support people to live as independently as possible within their own homes and also in residential care.

We are committed to providing the highest levels of care to our residents

To enable us to do this we need caring and dedicated professionals to deliver first class care.

All applicants will be subject to satisfactory references and all employees are checked against the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).

* Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement, in accordance with the Equality Act 2010

CareTech Community Services are proud to advise that they are a Disability Confident Leader


Required skills

  • Caring
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mental Health

Reference: 34527521

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