Recovery Worker at Brighton Housing Trust/Sussex Oakleaf

Leyland’s Road is a Social Care setting and is a 6-bed registered residential recovery service for clients with mental health issues. Clients reside at Leyland’s for a medium to long period. We have a full-time vacancy within the Burgess Hill area for a highly motivated Recovery Worker who has experience of supporting people with living with mental ill health and associated complex needs.

Recovery Worker (Lvl 1)
Salary: £17,983 per annum (Additional Sleep-In payments are paid at £50.25 per shift)
37 Hours Per Week, based in Burgess Hill1
3% employer’s pension contribution (the level of this is reviewed annually)
Annual Leave entitlement starts at 27 working days (pro rata)

You will be supporting to inspire hope and motivate clients to work towards their chosen goals whilst promoting their mental and physical wellbeing, considering the person’s wider social determinants of health.

This will be working with the individual to develop a plan to support their resilience and wellbeing. To motivate them into independent living.

As part of your role as an experienced mental health worker you will take on responsibility for a lead area that will benefit the client group and wider team.

This is a varied and interesting role and you will be joining BHT at an exciting time as we have recently merged with another local charity to improve our services to clients.

We are committed to an organisational culture that values people from all backgrounds. We welcome and encourage applications from all members of the community.

In return for the amazing work our staff do we offer:
• Extensive induction training
• Flexible working options
• Comprehensive personal and professional development
• Employee Assistance Programme e.g. access to free counselling services
• Support from a fantastic management team

We regret that we are unable to reply to every job applicant. However, if you are called for interview, you will be notified within seven days of the closing date.

An Enhanced DBS Check (Disclosure and Barring Service) is required on all successful applicants as a condition of employment for this post.

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Deadline for applications

31 Mar 2021


£17,983 per annum

Hours per week

37 hours per week


Advisers / Counsellors Mental Health / Recovery Workers Support Work / Caring

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