Recovery Worker – Eastbourne & Hailsham

Salary: £23,569 - £24,531 per annum, pro rata

Hours: 21.5 hours per week

Location: East Sussex

Closing Date: 22/02/2024

Job Description:

Southdown delivers Mental Health Recovery Services across East Sussex. Based on the ‘Recovery’ approach the aim of the service is to improve mental health and wellbeing of people with a focus on prevention, early intervention and developing a greater range of opportunities within the wider community.

We are looking to appoint a Recovery Worker at our Hailsham and Eastbourne Wellbeing Centre who will contribute to the running of this busy service, working closely to support people to improve their mental health and wellbeing. The role will involve one-to-one support, tailored to meet the needs of each person to enable them to identify and achieve goals on their recovery journey. As well as supporting group activities, courses and workshops led by the service.

Recognising the expertise of the individual in understanding their own mental health, the successful candidate will be committed to the idea of personal recovery. With excellent communication skills, they will be confident working autonomously and managing a challenging and diverse workload. The candidate will have excellent organisational skills, the ability to work to deadlines, enjoy problem-solving and teamwork, and have good IT skills.

In return, we can offer you excellent training and promotion opportunities, a place within diverse team, a Blue Light Card, Health Care Cash Back scheme, £100 for passing your probationary period and a £300 introduce a friend scheme – once you’ve established it’s great working for Southdown!

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 Equity, 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: 22nd February 2024

Interviews will be held on: 29th February 2024

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