Recovery Worker – Hailsham

Salary: £21,497 - £22,703 per year, pro rata

Hours: 26.5 hours per week

Location: East Sussex

Closing Date: 25/01/2023

Job Description:

Recovery Worker

Hailsham Wellbeing Centre

26.5 hours per week

£21,497 – £22,703 per year (based on 37 hours per week)

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 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.

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 team work, and have good IT skills.

We would be particularly interested in applications from individuals with skills and interests in our key activity areas which include young people, physical health and well-being and any of the creative arts.

Closing date for applications:         25th January 2023

Interviews will be held on :            3rd February 2023

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