Mental Health Recovery Workers required for a brand new 20 bed male rehabilitation unit in Bacup.

Responsible to: Registered Manager

Location: Bacup Lancashire

Salary: £11.00 per hour

Hours: 36.75 hours (3 x shifts- Days & Nights on a rota basis)

Contract Type: Permanent

Do you have experience supporting adults with mental health needs?

Are you a compassionate, team player committed to promoting excellence, shared learning, respect and kindness within a team?

Do you have excellent communication skills that would enable you to work within a challenging male environment that constantly strives to provide the best possible experience for our patients?

The Service:Located in Bacup, Pine House is a 20 bed community facing purpose built hospital for men aged 18 years and above with complex mental health needs due to mental illness and/or acquired brain injury. The service will provide an holistic approach to recovery from mental illness whilst maximising potential and promoting independence.

The service operates 24/7. You will work shift patterns including weekends, bank holidays and nights. Standard shifts are 12 hours a days.

You will be working at a specialist locked rehabilitation for males with complex mental health needs and behaviours that challenge. You will support the service to equip service users with the skills required for community living and increased independence.

The service is a recovery-based supported by individualised interventions. You will work as part of the multidisciplinary team which includes Nursing, Consultant Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Occupational Therapist.

About you: You will receive training to join the team as a Recovery Worker where you will be valued and supported, with career development opportunities available.

It can be quite a challenging environment at times, so a positive attitude, compassion, resilience and vigilance are important. This career path is hugely rewarding to see people improve; being able to do something today that they couldn’t do last week because of you.

If you have the aspiration, capability and dedication, we can give you the support and opportunities to help you achieve your career goals.

You will work as part of the multidisciplinary team to ensure those in our care are supported to make decisions and access the community. Skills are taught and support given to promote recovery and develop confidence in order for them to live a more independent life.

Benefits include:-

  • Career Progression
  • Hourly rate of £9.21
  • Free meals and parking
  • Mandatory and additional bespoke training
  • Pension
  • Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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