Recovery Worker (Ref: YO05)

Location : York
Closing date : 27/03/2018
Salary : £16,528 per annum, pro rata
Employment type : Permanent

Recovery Worker (Ref: YO05)

25 Hours per week

£16,528 per annum, pro rata

Based: York


This is an exciting opportunity for individuals who are dedicated to the principles of social inclusion, to work with adults with mental health needs. Based in York Centre you will be part of a team supporting people who access a crisis drop in service. The service operates 365 days a year between 6pm and 11pm and provides information and support around crisis prevention for people who use services and their families and carers; signposting into other relevant and appropriate services, or agencies


Working as part of a team, supporting the Personal Assistants, you will work closely with mental health workers, GPs, Crisis Team, A&E, Police, partners and other agencies. You will demonstrate an ability to prioritise work and will also be responsible for administrative tasks.


You will be educated to a minimum ‘A’ Level Standard (NVQ Level 3 or equivalent), have awareness of/lived experience and/or experience of working with people who have experienced mental health issues, particularly in a crisis setting, and will have the demonstrated skills and ability to help others identify and overcome barriers. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate a proactive and highly motivated attitude.


For an informal discussion, please contact Jackie Holme on 07789924995

In return, MHM offers excellent training and development opportunities, flexible working (where appropriate),child care voucher scheme, 25 days annual leave per annum/pro rata, plus statutory holidays and a 5% contributory pension scheme.

Closing date: 27th March 2018  

Interview date: To be confirmed

The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment

Please note that due to the sensitive nature of the duties, an enhanced DBS will be sought in event of a successful application.

All disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential short-listing criteria are guaranteed an interview.

MHM is an Equal Opportunities Employer. 



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