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Mental Health Recovery Worker

£27,409 - £29,820 per annum FTE (£22,223.51 - £24,178.38 pro rata)
 

Job Description

Mental Health Recovery Worker - Lewisham Supported Housing Service
Based in Forest Hill, London
30 hours per week (part-time)
Grade 2 (upper) point 16-19: £27,409 - £29,820 FTE (£22,223.51 - £24,178.38 pro rata) inclusive of Inner London Weighting
Permanent Contract x3

Are you a self-motivated team player with a can-do attitude, who is solution focused and passionate about making a difference? If so, we want to hear from you.

At Family Action, we transform lives by providing practical, emotional and financial support to those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation. We have been building stronger families since 1869 and today we work with more than 60,000 families in over 150 community-based services, as well as supporting thousands more through national programmes and grants.

Introduction to the role and service / project

We are a long-established Supported Housing Service that is contracted to deliver our specialist mental health housing provision in the Borough of Lewisham. We have a diverse service user group that reflects the diversity of the London Borough of Lewisham. This is an exciting opportunity to join our innovative team, utilising the Recovery Model and a Trauma Informed Approach to support service users into independent living within a period of 2 years. We are creative in responding to local challenges and changing needs and are committed to service user involvement and co-production in all that we do.

Your impact

We are looking for enthusiastic, pro-active and experienced recovery workers to join our team. The successful candidates will utilise Recovery Star tools and a strength-based Trauma Informed model to promote independence and plan resettlement into the community. You will ensure Action Plans are formulated with clear objectives and SMART outcomes, agreed jointly with service users and reviewed regularly in liaison with relatives, care co-ordinators and relevant others. We are committed to the principles of Co-Production and there is an expectation to encourage and support service users to be fully involved in all aspects of service delivery. You will be expected to carry out full risk assessments of service users, incorporating the views of any other agencies involved and of the service users themselves. We have a successful volunteer programme to support delivery of action plans and you will have the opportunity to supervise a volunteer for which full training and support will be given. As part of our commitment to developing the skills of service users, we deliver a comprehensive workshop programme which all staff are given training and support to co-deliver.

All tasks and responsibilities are currently being carried out in line with government advice with regard to social distancing and health and safety measures. This will include working via Teams/Zoom as well as presence on scheme.

Your skills

  • Qualified to at least NVQ level 2 Health and Social Care or equivalent qualification
  • Demonstrable experience in mental health supported housing or similar environment
  • Knowledge of the Recovery approach, Trauma Informed Care, and principles of Co-Production
  • To work weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis
  • To participate in an on-call rota providing out of hours telephone advice and support up to 11pm
  • You will have a strong track record in service delivery and a focus on quality, performance and safeguarding. You will be passionate about engaging our service users in all aspects of our work including co-production. We want to hire ‘can-do’ mental health recovery workers who will build and sustain positive working relationships with their key clients and other stakeholders


We are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in all that we do and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQIA+ candidates and candidates with disabilities because we are committed to increasing the representation of these groups at Family Action. We know that greater diversity will lead to even greater results for families and children and strive for our workforce to be truly representative of the diverse communities we support. We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants and will reimburse your travel cost if you attend an interview.

What will we offer you?

We’ll offer you a generous pension scheme and leave entitlements, eye care vouchers, a cycle to work scheme and other great benefits. All roles in Family Action are open to a discussion about possible flexible working options, subject to business needs, and all new starters will have the right to make a flexible working request from day one of employment. We have an excellent wellbeing offer and we will invest in your professional development with on-going quality training and career development opportunities. You’ll join an established, supportive and high-performing service and have the opportunity to thrive in an innovative organisation that values your opinion, encourages learning and has the needs of children and families at its core.

We are forward looking, ambitious and committed to continuous improvement. We are a people focused, can-do organisation, which strives for excellence in all we do and operates with mutual respect. If you share these values and behaviours and have the necessary skills, then we look forward to hearing from you.

For an application pack and further information, please select the apply button.

Closing date: Monday 20th June 2022 at 9:00

Appointments are subject to Family Action receiving a satisfactory disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Co-Production and Participation Co-ordinator

Co-Production and Participation Co-ordinator
Flexibility to work from home and/or a Beat office in London, Norwich or Warrington, with occasional travel to the London and/or Norwich office required if based elsewhere

Number of positions: 1
Terms: Full-time, permanent
Salary: £24,947 (Band 2B)
Closing date: 18th July 2022 - 9am


Are you passionate about the value of lived experience and co-production? We are looking for a Co-Production and Participation Co-ordinator to support in the development, co-ordination and delivery of our growing lived experience co-production activities.

The postholder will support the Co-Production Lead to make sure the lived experience voice of our beneficiaries is effectively used wherever appropriate as well as delivery of a high-quality co-production service on behalf of external partner organisations.

We welcome applicants who have lived experience themselves or lived experience of supporting someone with an eating disorder.

The post holder will work flexibly, with occasional group sessions taking place in the evening or weekends.

Beat offers 5.25 weeks of annual leave + bank holidays which increases after 2 years, by a day a year to a maximum of 6 weeks. Additionally, Beat provides membership of a Cash Plan Scheme to all employees and offers flexible working.

To apply, please select the apply button shown to download and complete the application form on the website. Completed application forms should be uploaded by 9am on Monday 18th July.

Please note we cannot accept CVs except by prior arrangement.

Shortlisted candidates will be informed by close of business on 21st July. Interviews will take place w/c 1st August and will be on MS Teams.

(Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to change the closing date of our vacancies.)

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Lead Peer Support Worker

Lead Peer Support Worker - Brent Mental Health Service
Location: Brent, London
Type of role: field based whilst covering the geographical area of Greater London
Salary: £26,552.11 to £29,928.91pa inclusive of London Weighting
Hours: 35hrs per week between Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm
Contract: Permanent

We have an exciting opportunity for a Lead Peer Support Worker to join our inspiring and friendly team at our Brent Mental Health Service.

If you would like to work for a leading mental health charity in a rewarding role where you will really make a difference, then join us here at Rethink Mental Illness.

How will you make a difference?

The role of Lead Peer Navigation Worker has been developed specifically for people who have lived experience of recovery from mental health challenges and experience of professionally utilising these experiences within mental health settings. Through sharing wisdom from their own experiences, Lead Peer Navigation Workers inspire hope and belief that recovery is possible in others. In addition to this, the role will also help clients to address any unmet social needs they may be facing. After completing a comprehensive holistic needs assessment you will support clients to navigate their way through the various systems such as benefits and housing as well as support individuals to access community groups, support groups, therapeutic activities and set vocational goals. The service is tailored to each individual’s needs and is a truly person-centred approach to empowering clients.

You will provide high quality supervision to Peer Navigation Workers (PNW) and Young Adult Peer Navigation Workers (YAPNW) working within Brent Mental Health Service as well as group supervision. They will induct and recruit new PNWs, and YAPNWs supporting them in establishing their role within the multidisciplinary teams.

You will also take a lead role in embedding recovery values within the service in which they work, alongside other Trust recovery champions. You will act as an ambassador of recovery for the Trust with external agencies and partner organisations, co-delivering learning and development sessions to external agencies, which contribute to the peer support income generation programme.

You can read more about the rewards you will receive on the full advert on our website.

What we are looking for:

You’ll have the essentials covered:

- Lived experience of mental health illness and the willingness to share elements of your personal journey to inspire others and to work in a relatable way
- Ability to make a comprehensive assessment of an individual’s situation and needs; to develop, implement and review risk management plans and devise support plans and activities to meet these needs.
- Experience in providing support to people with a mental illness; or experience of providing care and/or support services within another social care setting in either a paid or voluntary capacity.
- Strong working knowledge of mental health and appropriate intervention methods QCF Diploma or NVQ level 3 in Care or Certificate in Community Mental Healthcare (or working towards) or an equivalent qualification.
- Supervisory experience in a peer support setting / line management experience including interviewing and recruiting.
- Experience of designing, delivering and developing projects/programmes/Workshops
ability to travel unsupported across the London Borough of Brent

You may also have:

- Experience of developing community-based projects/programmes.
- Experience of facilitating training courses for staff and/or service users

Why join us?

We’re Rethink Mental Illness, a leading charity provider of mental health services in England. We support thousands of people through our groups, services, policy, campaigns and advice and information. Our work supports us in delivering on our mission: “A better life for everyone severely affected by mental illness.”

We offer a wide range of support. Some of our benefits include:

- Wellbeing support: our Wellbeing hub gives physical, emotional, and mental health support. We also have a BUPA Employee Assistance Programme with access to appointments.
- Taking time for you: we work flexibly – you get to choose where you work, managing your own diary. We have generous annual leave, starting at 25 rising to 30 days, plus bank holidays, as well as your birthday off.
- Planning for the future: We have a contributory pension scheme.
- Structured Induction: Onboarding you into the Charity supporting your wellbeing along the way.
- £300 when you introduce a Friend: receive up to £300 when you introduce a friend or family member

We welcome applications from everyone, applicants with lived experience, those who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning+ (LGBTQ+), people with a disability, or those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are actively encouraged to apply. We are proud to have also been awarded Disability Confident employer status. We have an ambition of becoming an anti-racist organisation and we recognise there is more to do in ensuring our recruitment is fair and inclusive, which is why we are recruiting new roles in helping us to achieve this.

So, if can make an enormous difference to someone’s life as a Lead Peer Support Worker, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. 

Service Manager

Service Manager
Location: Brent / field based whilst covering the geographical area of Greater London
Salary: £28,336.13 to 31,525.69 per annum pro rata (inclusive of London Weighting)
Hours: 28hrs per week between Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm
Contract: Permanent

If you would like to work for a leading mental health charity in a rewarding role where you will really make a difference, then join us here at Rethink Mental Illness.

How will you make a difference?

The Brent Mental Health service is commissioned by CNWL to bolster community mental health support to adult patients and service users (18+). within the Brent borough alongside statutory services. Brent is spilt into 3 locality hubs which the service will work across.

As a Service Manager, you will lead a team to ensure that we are delivering high-quality, safe and person-centred care and support in line with contractual requirements – most importantly delivering great outcomes for people bereaved by suicide using our services.

You will ensure that services are accessible and meet the needs of service users from a diverse range of backgrounds and are representative of the needs of local communities

You will ensure that the tools of person-centred recovery planning (ISSP) are embedded into local practice and that all staff are utilising our client record system correctly to record support activities.

You can read more about the role by accessing full job description on our direct website.

What we are looking for

You’ll have the essentials covered:

- Experience of managing a service in a health or social care setting, including managing & supporting a staff team and volunteers
- Ability to assess, plan and monitor support to achieve & evidence recovery and service outcomes
experience of leading and managing a dispersed team across multiple sites, including recruiting and managing performance
- Knowledge and understanding of the needs of people with mental illness and I am familiar with best practice developments
- Have an NVQ 3 / QCF Diploma in Health & Social Care related subject

You may also have:

- Lived experience

We offer a wide range of support. Some of our benefits include:

- Wellbeing support: our Wellbeing hub gives physical, emotional, and mental health support. We also have a BUPA Employee Assistance Programme with access to appointments.
- Taking time for you: we work flexibly –you get to choose where you work, managing your own diary. We have generous annual leave, starting at 25 rising to 30 days, plus bank holidays, as well as your birthday off.
- Planning for the future: We have a contributory pension scheme.
- Structured Induction: Onboarding you into the Charity supporting your wellbeing along the way.
- £300 when you introduce a Friend: receive up to £300 when you introduce a friend or family member

Who are we?

We’re Rethink Mental Illness, a leading charity provider of mental health services in England. We support thousands of people through our groups, services, policy, campaigns and advice and information. Our work supports us in delivering on our mission: “A better life for everyone severely affected by mental illness.”

We welcome applications from everyone, applicants with lived experience, those who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning+ (LGBTQ+), people with a disability, or those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are actively encouraged to apply. We are proud to have also been awarded Disability Confident employer status. We have an ambition of becoming an anti-racist organisation and we recognise there is more to do in ensuring our recruitment is fair and inclusive, which is why we are recruiting new roles in helping us to achieve this.

So, if you’re ready to join a leading mental health service provider as a Service Manager, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.