Recovery Worker (Night)

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The Social Interest Group
Applications closing date: 02/06/2024
Location
Lewisham, United Kingdom
Job Type
Category
Closing Date
2024/06/02
Job Salary
£25,600
Region
Greater London

Description

We’re looking for a night Recovery Worker to join our Mental Health Supported Housing Service in Lewisham. If you're passionate about supporting adults with their mental health, we want to hear from you!
Our service supports those with low/medium to complex needs including substance misuse, forensic history and homelessness. You will provide pathways, support and appropriate interventions that will enable successful resettlements and work with internal and external partners and agencies to achieve desired outcomes.

Responsibilities

  • Act as a Recovery Worker for a caseload of Residents and Participants (R&), contributing to the development of support plans, risk assessments, and reviews.
  • Provide advice, guidance, information, and life skills training to R&Ps.
  • Carry out welfare checks, ensuring the night service runs smoothly.
  • Ensure R&Ps understand their rights and responsibilities and have access to the right tools and resources to support them back into the community. For example, supporting with welfare benefit claims and signposting them to the correct provisions.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal and external persons and agencies.
  • Support R&Ps to take correct medication.
  • Assist with health and safety and other site related maintenance and management.
  • Admin duties will vary.

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