Housing Support and Recovery Worker

York, North Yorkshire
£20,422 – £21,552 per annum
18 Feb 2021
04 Mar 2021
Job role
Support Worker
Contract Type
Full time

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team delivering recovery focussed support to adults with mental health needs.

You will work closely with senior members of the team to assess customer’s skill level and to support customers in carrying out activities identified on their action plan. You will provide feedback to other members of the team in order to review and amend action plans as needed.

Experience of working with adults with mental health problems is desirable for this post and a commitment to working in a recovery focussed manner is essential.

These posts are for shifts worked between 7.30am and 10pm and will include working weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis.

There are 2 permanent posts available one for 37 and one for 30 hours per week

As this role is public facing, applicants will need to demonstrate, at interview, their competency to converse and provide advice and guidance to members of the public, in spoken English to CEFR level B1: Can exploit a wide range of simple language flexibly to express much of what he/she wants. Can keep going comprehensibly, even though pausing for grammatical land lexical planning and repair is very evident, especially in longer stretches of free production.

City of York Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We require the successful candidate to undertake an enhanced Criminal Record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The Council is highly committed to investing in the talent and wellbeing of our staff and can offer generous annual leave allowance, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, comprehensive Health & Wellbeing initiatives and a reward package which recognises your contribution. We can offer flexible working practices, community engagement and volunteer activities and as part of our commitment to you, promote continuous Learning & Development. In addition we also offer a growing range of discounts, rewards and savings.

For further information, or an informal discussion, please contact Mags Hyett (Mental Health Recovery Service Manager) at mags.hyett@york.gov.uk  or on 01904 553150.

Closing date: Thursday 4 March 2021 at 12 midnight

Interview date: W/C Monday 15th March 2021

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