Crisis Recovery Worker (Blackpool) – Recovery Focus – Blackpool

Recovery Focus

£20,054 per annum

Additional to the salary, sleep in shifts will be paid at the rate of £78.30, on-call at £18 and backups at £12 per shift

Warbreck Road, Blackpool

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 Warbreck Road as a Recovery Worker.

Blackpool Crisis: Sycamore House is a community based crisis service, working to a recovery model with the aim to reduce the amount of A&E and Hospital admissions through evidence based CBT interventions. We provide a range of intervention support and are partnered with the NHS, working alongside the Home Treatment Team who offer clinical governance. Additionally we offer a range of services for people with mental ill health to become more connected to their local community building on their social engagement. Additionally we signpost to local services and host awareness days that are truly reflect of the community we support to break down stigma and discrimination offering support 24/7 with a staffed service to our residents aged 18 and upwards.

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.

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.

This is a permanent full-time role requiring the post holder to work 37.5 hours per week.

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We are committed to increasing our diversity and welcome applications from those with Lived Experience.

This is a rolling recruitment process. Candidates will be interviewed as and when they are shortlisted.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter explaining why you feel you are right for the role.

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