Community Recovery Worker

REF: NWM/140
* Full Time – 37.5 Hours per Week.
* Fixed term 2 years.
* £19,690.88 per annum rising to £20,130.75 per annum.
* Location – Norwich.
* Free parking options available onsite.
* Annual leave: 26 Days.
* Benefits: Pension, Online Discounts Portal, Financial advice, Long Service Awards, Health & Wellbeing Program AND Personal Development and Job Specific Training.
We are proud to offer our employees a comprehensive staff benefits package:
Details available upon application.
* We have an investors in people certification.
* We are the leading mental health charity in Norfolk and Waveney, providing services which make a real difference to people’s lives.
* We are a friendly, flexible and supportive employer.
* You will be working in strong partnership with Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust (NSFT), Third Sector organisation, and Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Sector.
* We work to reduce the stigma associated with mental health, support people in their recovery and champion better services for all.
* We believe that with the right support and resources everybody can create a life that feels meaningful to them.
* We are a fast paced and growing organisation, so career progression is open to all.
* We are proud to announce that in our most recent staff surveys, the overwhelming majority of our employees are happy to refer others to our organisation, and enjoy our friendly/supportive team environment!
The Role of Community Recovery Worker:
Community recovery Workers will work within their locations. We are looking to recruit a North, South, Central, East and West Community Recovery Worker to cover shifts across our busy recovery services within the place based area.
Candidates who like shift work and love variety to their day to day role who will secure recovery work shifts across our full array of busy recovery services (including the REST hub services).
The community recovery worker role is to provide one to one and group emotional support sessions to people who are in need of support. This will be achieved through working with clients in a range of settings within our Norfolk and Waveney Mind services.
To focus on de-escalating the crisis experienced, making plans for recovery and providing a safe place to regroup. To help reduce the sense of social isolation and refocus on current or possible support networks.
What we are looking for:
* Commitment to empower and support people in a way that inspires trust and confidence, motivating others to reach their potential.
* Experience of supporting people with their mental health within a professional setting.
* Experience of working with people with complex needs who may be difficult to engage.
* An understanding of mental health difficulties, including the role of crisis support.
* Good IT and numeracy skills.
Should you wish to have a friendly and informal chat about the role, please contact Alix Graziani, or Alison Reynolds, on our main switchboard number on our website

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