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Fixed term Recovery worker

Organisation Norfolk and Waveney Mind
Location Sale Road, Heartsease, Norwich, NR7 9TP
Website Visit organisation website
Contract type Please note this is a fixed term contract as the site is closing in January 2023.
Salary £ 19,690.88 (pro-rata if part time hours)
Hours Part time- full time hours.
Date posted 2 August 2022
Closing date 30 August 2022
  • Unsocial hours enhancements to be paid when required.
  • Great annual leave entitlement.
  • Free parking options available on site.
  • Online Discounts Portal, Financial advice, Long Service Awards, Health & Wellbeing Program AND Personal Development and Job Specific Training.
  • Comprehensive training programme with a focus on developing and expanding on your skills throughout employment with Norfolk and Waveney Mind.
  • Opportunity to work within our other MIND services.

A Little About Us

  • We are the leading mental health charity in Norfolk and Waveney, providing services which make a real difference to people’s lives.
  • We are a friendly, flexible and supportive employer.
  • You will be working in strong partnership with Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust (NSFT), Third Sector organisation, and Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Sector.
  • We work to reduce the stigma associated with mental health, support people in their recovery and champion better services for all.
  • We believe that with the right support and resources everybody can create a life that feels meaningful to them.
  • We are a fast paced and growing organisation, so career progression is open to all
  • We are proud to announce that in our most recent staff surveys, the overwhelming majority of our employees are happy to refer others to our organisation, and enjoy our friendly/supportive team environment!

The Role:

Among Other Responsibilities You Will:

  • Working one to one with 1-2 clients ensuring they are working towards a more independent and meaningful life. Tasks may include; having one to one chats, assisting with housing applications, assisting with budgeting plans and food plans, and so much more.
  • Running/taking part in social groups and educational groups for example, trips to the beach and the shops and assisting residents to take part in CHIME and compassion groups.
  • Supporting new ideas and helping the management team to update the activities timetable.
  • Administering a small amount of medication.
  • Resident’s room checks, checking in daily to see how all residents are.
  • Completing documentation and Recovery focused paperwork to support resident’s in their journey.
  • Support residents to make phone calls.
  • Supporting residents to attend appointments, connect with family/friends and other professionals.

What We Are Looking For:

  • Personal lived experience of accessing mental health services and psychological distress and interventions that helped recovery OR experience of supporting someone within this situation.
  • Knowledge of mental health conditions and treatment.
  • Someone who is confident enough to support a resident throughout their recovery journey.
  • Working with clients and their families.
  • Leadership and facilitation of groups and forums (not essential).
  • Understanding of any relevant legislation associated with the role.

How to apply

Should you wish to have a friendly and informal chat about the role, please call

(Manager Alex Michael  on: Mobile 07596859400)

To apply please click on the following link: