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Recovery Support Worker

Reference

PRI59569

Location

Nelson House, 14 Rowner Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO13 0EW

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

18,895.54

Hours

40 hours per week

Job Advert - Division Information

 

 

Job Advert Role Description

Nelson House is a modern and spacious 30 bed locked rehabilitation recovery service for men and women with mental illness. By having a focus on the development of skills for independence the unit provides a positive step for patients, many whose next step will be living in the community. It helps patients learn new ways of managing their conditions and symptoms with the aim of helping to prevent any future relapse. For patients with challenging behaviours, Nelson House helps them to learn skills to change their response to anxiety and distress.

Purpose of the role:

Nelson House is a Rehabilitation and Recovery Service for men experiencing long-term mental health problems. We are currently recruiting a Recovery Support Worker to join our well-established team. As part of the role, you will be responsible for providing a high quality recovery based service with the focus on enabling our patient group to gain the skills and independence to move back to the community. You will work under the supervision of our Nursing team, providing individualised care to our patient group. You will also be involved in completing risk assessments and care plans and recording these on our Carenotes system. You will have the opportunity to work creatively and flexibly to develop and implement innovative practice and service developments. The Role of Recovery Support Worker can be rewarding and challenging with the ultimate goal of making a real and lasting difference in people’s lives.


Role requirements:
Skills & Knowledge:
•Knowledge and understanding of Mental Health issues
•IT literate
•Basic knowledge of the principle of clinical governance
•Understanding of the CPA process
•Knowledge of current legislation including the MHA, and legislation specific to this
•Effective written and verbal communication skills
•Understanding of issues relating to clinical  specific settings
 
Experience:
•Experience of working with service users in a mental health setting
 
Personal skills
•Motivated, energetic and flexible
•Attention to detail
•Able to stay calm and work effectively under pressure/stress
•Evidence of coping strategies to deal with stress/challenging experiences
•Aware of own training needs
•Able to communicate effectively with people at all times
•Able to maintain confidentiality of all colleagues and service users
 
In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits including:
•           25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
•           A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
•           Private Medical Insurance Scheme
•           Life Assurance
•           Free meals while on duty
•           Carefirst – Employee Assistance Services
•           Continuous learning and development
•           Career development
•           Personal health insurance
•           An employee assistance programme
•           Free car parking (at most sites)
•           Voluntary Benefits 

 

Division DBS info

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About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Job Description

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Closing Date

30/06/2022