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Mental Health Support Worker

Derby, Derbyshire
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
Mental Health Support Worker £19,304 per annum Derby You re caring, flexible and creative, thrive under pressure, know how to connect with people at all levels and really enjoy helping others to live as independently as possible. You d also like to be part of an organisation that counts on the professionalism, insight, expertise and passion of its staff to inspire individual recovery for the people they work with. Welcome to Richmond Fellowship s Stuart House as a Recovery Worker. Derby City Life Links, run by Richmond Fellowship, promotes personalised, flexible, targeted community based support open to everyone aged 18 and over in Derby City living with mental ill health. We provide a range of services such as information, advice and navigation; 1:1 individualised recovery support plans, working with a variety of therapeutic tools and interventions. We also run group support sessions in addition to peer support groups. We know that recovery can look and feel very different to each and every one of us. But we also know that if we provide the right support, at the right time, we can inspire recovery nationwide and that recovery is possible for everyone. That s where you come in. Responsible for helping and inspiring the people who use our services to maintain their tenancy and independence in the community, we ll rely on you to work with them to come up with a personal support plan that will see them achieve their goals and aspirations. Whether it s developing their domestic and finance management skills or accessing work, leisure or educational opportunities, one thing s for sure you will have every chance to shine. No relevant experience is required as full training will be provided, although candidates with an understanding of mental health issues and/or lived experience would be welcomed. More important is your caring and compassionate nature and empathy and enthusiasm for helping others. Whatever your background, you ll need to be happy to work both independently and within a team and willing to be part of a weekly rota system and available for on call duties. In return for your skills and enthusiasm, this role comes with some really great benefits and excellent training and development opportunities. This is a permanent full-time role requiring the post holder to work 37.5 hours per week. To apply, please visit our website where you can send a CV and covering letter explaining why you feel you are right for the role. This is a rolling recruitment process, shortlisted candidates will be interviewed as and when they apply. Please attach a covering letter when applying for this position. Richmond Fellowship is part of Recovery Focus, a national group of charities highly experienced in providing specialist support services to individuals and families living with the effects of mental ill health, drug and alcohol use, gambling and domestic violence. We are committed to increasing our diversity and welcome applications from those with Lived Experience
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  • Job Reference: 706346129-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Richmond Fellowship
    Richmond Fellowship
  • Location: Derby, Derbyshire
  • Salary: £19,304
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent