Recovery Advisor – Hove

Salary: £22,054-£24,187 per year, pro rata

Hours: 23.5 - 37 hours per week

Location: Brighton & Hove

Closing Date: 25/11/2022

Job Description:

Recovery Advisor

Lighthouse, Hove

23.5 – 37 hours per week

£22,054-£24,187 per year, pro rata

Situated in Hove close to the sea, the Lighthouse is a specialist service for people over the age of 18, living in Brighton and Hove who are experiencing Personality Disorder (PD) and Emotional Intensity. Southdown delivers the Community Programme for the service with clinical in-reach from Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SPFT) and peer support from Mind Brighton and Hove (MBH).

The role:

  • Working alongside clients and the other organisations that make up the partnership to foster a collaborative approach to recovery.
  • Facilitating social and creative activities-based groups to engage members in self-management, developing personal skills and increasing wellbeing.
  • Completing 2:1 engagement sessions with members for task-focused activities around accessing groups, care planning, risk management and move-on

What will you bring:

  • Experience of supporting people with complex emotional difficulties to achieve recovery goals
  • Experience of facilitating groups
  • Resilience and capacity for self-reflection, both individually and within the team
  • An interest and basic knowledge in a subject suitable for community groups, such as creative writing, cooking, gardening, walking, relaxation for wellbeing, music and theatre, arts and crafts, peer support, etc. This, with a view to co-facilitating groups in some of these areas, is desirable.

What do we offer:

  • Full training and induction, and opportunities to develop expertise within a specialist service (recently nominated for Integrated Care Partnership of the Year)
  • Working with a friendly and supportive team in a light and airy building with vibrant café and peaceful garden

Please contact Alfie.Sheppard@southdown.org for further information about the role or to discuss hours.

Closing date: 25th November 2022

Interviews will be held: 6 December 2022

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