Recovery Workers - East Sussex Community Network in Uckfield, East Sussex, UK

Employer: Southdown Housing Association

Location: Uckfield, East Sussex, UK

Hours:

Salary: £17,388 - £18,394 per annum, pro-rata

Recovery Workers - East Sussex Community Network

£17,388 - £18,394 per annum (based on 37 hours per week)

Eastbourne Wellbeing Centre: 12 hours per week
Hailsham Wellbeing Centre - 19.5 hours per week
Uckfield Wellbeing Centre - 18 hours per week and 31.5 hours per week (driver with car access required)
Lewes Wellbeing Centre - 31.5 hours per week
Newhaven Wellbeing Centre - 19.5 hours per week and 31.5 hours per week

You may be required to work one weekday evening per week up to 8.30pm

Southdown delivers Mental Health Recovery Services across East Sussex. Based on the 'Recovery’ approach the aim of the service is to improve mental health and wellbeing of people with a focus on prevention, early intervention and developing a greater range of opportunities within the wider community.

We are looking to appoint a number of Recovery Workers across our Wellbeing Centres who will contribute to the running of this busy service, working closely to support people to improve their mental health and wellbeing. The role will involve one-to-one support, tailored to meet the needs of each person to enable them to identify and achieve goals on their recovery journey.

Recognising the expertise of the individual in understanding their own mental health, the successful candidate will be committed to the idea of personal recovery. With excellent communication skills, they will be confident working autonomously and managing a challenging and diverse workload. The candidate will have excellent organisational skills, the ability to work to deadlines, enjoy problem-solving and team work, and have good IT skills.

For more information and to apply, please see our website www.southdownhousing.org

Closing date: Monday 25 June 2018.
Interviews: Monday 9 and Tuesday 10 July 2018.

An Enhanced Check for Regulated Activity will be required for successful applicants - Southdown pay the cost.

Southdown is a not-for-profit organisation that actively promotes diversity & equality of opportunity. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

Required Skills:

Community Mental Health Mental Health Recovery Social Care