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Recovery Worker Level 1, Residential Service, Burgess Hill at Sussex Oakleaf

Job ref: RW1/OAK/1119 Hours: 15 hours per week Salary (FTE): £17,694 per annum Sussex Oakleaf is a dynamic and value-driven charitable organisation supporting vulnerable adults in a wide range of services across Sussex. Our mission is to enable people to survive crisis and recover control in their lives.

Oak House is a 14-bed registered residential recovery service in Burgess Hill for adults with mental health issues. This is a medium-term residential care home and staff support clients with daily living activities. You will work as part of a team and as the service is staffed 24/7 you will need to be able to work shifts – this includes weekends / bank holidays and sleep in shifts.

As a Recovery Worker, you will work with the clients and support them with their daily living activities – this includes shopping, cleaning, budgeting and cooking. You will work with the clients on Recovery Plans and Risk Assessments and support them to attend medical and other professional appointments. You will administer medication to the clients.

We value our staff and as such our staff benefits package includes:
• Comprehensive, professional and personal development
• 35 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays) Pro-rata for part-time
• Flexible working options
• Interest free season ticket loan
• We are a Living Wage Employer
• Employee Assistance Programme e.g. access to free counselling services

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

Further information including a detailed job description and how to apply can be found via our website: www.sussexoakleaf.org.uk/jobs/

To apply please complete an application form (please do not send CV's only) which can be downloaded via the link on our website. Please email completed application forms to jobs@sussexoakleaf.org.uk. If you have any queries, please contact the HR Department on 01444 459517.

Please be sure to quote the reference number in enquiries and applications.

Please note any offer made in relation to this position will be reliant upon receipt of an enhanced DBS certificate we consider acceptable.

Closing date for applications: 5/12/19 12pm
Interviews will be held on: 12/12/19

Please Note: it is not standard practice to acknowledge receipt of applications, however, if you are successful in the shortlisting process, you will be contacted by a member of the interview panel to confirm an interview on 6/12/19.

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Sussex Oakleaf

Deadline for applications

5 Dec 2019


£17,694 per annum

Hours per week

15 hours per week


Mental Health / Recovery Workers

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