Recovery Advisor – Staying Well Hastings

Salary: £24,772-£26,158 per year, pro rata

Hours: 15-37

Location: East Sussex

Closing Date: 27/05/2024

Job Description:

Staying Well is an innovative out-of-hours crisis mental health service which supports and empowers clients experiencing a mental health crisis to safely manage their well-being within the community. This is a 5-day service open over 7 days a week (including bank holidays) Staying Well provides psychosocial support and crisis interventions to increase resilience and coping skills.

You will provide brief interventions designed to help people safely de-escalate and manage their emotional distress in the short term and support people to identify their needs so they can connect with the appropriate wider networks to aid in their recovery journeys.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate experience of working with people with mental health needs, a good understanding of local NHS/Community support services, be able to demonstrate a high level of resilience and ability to work autonomously.

All roles involve working until 11pm at night and will include weekend working on a rotational basis. This role will be based at our St Leonard’s Wellbeing Centre in Hastings.

You will be supported in your role by the Staying Well management team. Full training and induction will be given.

All job offers will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and DBS checks.

Southdown is a psychologically informed organisation where the well-being and happiness of our employees matter. We’re committed to creating a positive and compassionate work environment where employees feel valued, respected and inspired to do their best. In addition, we’re a family-friendly employer that recognises the importance of a work-life balance. If you share our values and want to work for an organisation that helps change lives for the better, we want to hear from you.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and are fully committed to supporting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and welcome applications from all candidates that meet our job specifications.  If you feel there is a barrier that potentially prevents you from applying, do get in contact with us at  as we are always happy to discuss (or arrange a discussion with the recruiting manager) to explore if any reasonable adjustments can be made to support your application.

Closing date for applications:      27th May 2024

Interviews will be held:                 3rd June 2024

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