Support Time Recovery Worker

North Yorkshire
04 Sep 2020
20 Sep 2020
Job role
Support Worker
Contract Type

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the mental health team within
North Yorkshire County Council.

If you’re an individual who thrives on working in a field where no two days are ever the same, in a rewarding and fast paced environment, this is the role for you.

As a Support time recovery worker you will work closely in partnership with a variety of teams and agencies, including the opportunity to work collaboratively with Tees Esk and Wear Valley NHS (TEWV). Which will involve working with service users on an inpatient psychiatric ward. You’ll benefit from being part of a team of diverse disciplines, including Approved Mental Health professionals, psychiatric nurses, psychologists, psychiatrists, mental health social workers , occupational therapists to name a few.

You will be instrumental in promoting the mental health social care service amongst our internal and external partners.

The recovery model is at the forefront of a support time recovery workers practice. You will be promoting recovery using the CHIME principles of connectedness, hope, identity, meaning and empowerment. We believe that a person’s community and social networks play a vital role in ensuring that we achieve the best outcomes for people. It will therefore be part of your role to think creatively when looking for solutions to meet individual needs.

You will be responsible for following and delivering a support plan that has been completed by a Mental Health Social worker, Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) or Social Care Coordinator. You will be part of the review meetings, facilitate group work and work collaboratively with 3rd sector agencies. A key part of your role will be to support individuals to maximize their independence and promote recovery and wellbeing.

A background in mental health would of course be beneficial, but is not essential for this role. We believe that a positive attitude, a tenacity for learning /developing and a passion for supporting individuals to achieve their maximum potential is the desired attributes of applicants interested in undertaking this role. You’ll receive training and be given the opportunity to further your understanding of a wide range of mental illnesses and be encouraged via annual appraisal and supervision to build on your own professional interests within the mental health field.

You will benefit from routine supervision from a dedicated line manager, with opportunity for constructive feedback and reflection on practice.

Candidates must be highly focussed, committed and adaptable individuals who have an aptitude to work in a fast paced environment and have good
organisational and communication skills.

Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure is required for appointment to this post.

Job Description.docx
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If you would like to join our great team, we would like to hear from you!

For an informal discussion about the roles, please contact Rebecca Osborne,
Team manager on 07773574303,

Closing date: 20.9.2020

Interview date: TBC

NYCC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies. 

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

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