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Mental Health Recovery Worker - Bank Staff

  • Location:

    York, North Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Adult care services

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £10.5 per hour + Holiday Pay

  • Contact:


  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    12/11/18 14:22:00

Job Description

Our client is looking to recruit for a recovery worker for their service based in York, this is an exciting opportunity for individuals who are dedicated to the principles of social inclusion, working with adults with mental health needs.

The role is based in York and you will part of the team supporting people who access the crisis drop in service.

The service operates 365 days a year between the hours of 18:00 - 23:00 and provides information & support around crisis prevention for people who use the services and also for their families and carers - signposting into other relevant and appropriate services, or agencies.

You will be working as part of a team who will work closely with mental health workers, , Crisis Team, A&E, Police, partners and other agencies.

To be considered for this role you must meet the following criteria:

- A minimum of 6 months paid & relevant experience
- An enhanced DBS for Children & Adults on the update service. If you do not currently have an enhanced DBS you will be required to obtain a new one at a cost of £46 through Brook Street Disclosures
- Eligibility to work in the UK
- Proof of ID ( Including one photographic)
- Proof of address
- Full UK Driving License

You must also be willing to commit to a minimum of 3 shifts per week.

Due to the nature of this role, the ideal candidate will have experience of working with services users affected by mental health issues, particularly in a crisis setting and will have demonstrated skills and abilities to help others identify and overcome barriers.

What we can offer you:

- Hourly pay of a generous £10.50 per hour
- Holiday pay to accrue
- Shift Flexibility
- Free online training provided, which covers all sections within the nationally recognised care certificate
- Pension for eligible candidates

If you are interested and would like further information, please contact Maria on 01274 393050 , alternatively please apply directly to the advertisement by submitting your CV.

Please also note this is a TEMPORARY Ad-hoc role between the hours of 18:00 - 23:00.


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