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Recovery Support Worker

Location: SEVENOAKS, KENT Salary: Salary Negotiable
Sector: Care Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 12 months ago Reference: 3050674
My client in the Sevenoaks area are looking for two members of staff to join their team on a permanent full time basis. They provide support to individual service users; Supporting them in achieving their goal of living more fulfilling lives whilst maintaining their tenancy & independence in the community.

Duties Include:

Manage a caseload of service users and give all necessary assistant to those individuals to enable them to participate in community life.
Develop domestic management and finance management skills with service users
Provide support with activities such as accessing local community services, work and educational opportunities
Assist service users in formulating and pursing positive personal development programs
Participate in community decision making, helping to ensure an inclusive approach is maintained at all time.

Benefits include, but are not limited to:
Hot spot and location supplements.
Salary progression.
25 days holiday per annum, plus statutory Bank Holidays, or time off in lieu if worked (pro rata for part time). Annual leave is increased by one day each year up to a maximum of 30 days.
For every five years’ continuous service we offer you a one-off bonus of four weeks’ extra leave or the cash equivalent.

The ideal candidate will have the following:
Driving licence
Excellent listening skill
Excellent communication skills
Good IT skills, including Word, the use of database and email

They are looking for someone with the following experience:
NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care.
At least 6 months experience of working in mental health, or a similar field.
Experience of identifying and co-ordinating a range of services to meet individual needs.
Experience of supporting individuals to engage with community activities.

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