ABOUT THE ROLE
We're looking for a Forensic Mental Health Recovery Worker to join the team in New Hope, a 24 hour supported accommodation service for adult males with diagnosis of mental health and convictions. You will support to empower and motivate them to achieve their personal goals and gain greater independence, to support them to reintegrate into the community. Support will be tailored to the individual needs through a recovery model.
Shift Pattern: Flexible casual shifts - 08:00 - 16:00, 13:30 - 21:30 - this is a 7 days per week service.
ABOUT THE SERVICE
New Hope provides 24 hour supported accommodation for adult males with a diagnosis of mental health and convictions, they require a high level of support and close monitoring to maintain optimum mental health and prevent/reduce reoffending. We support our participants and residents to gain insight into their problems, and to engage with creating new life skills. We support them in developing coping strategies and building supportive relationships.
If you have the passion, creativity, and tenacity to make a real difference to people’s lives, challenge stigma and make our communities safer, we would love to hear from you!
We’re looking for someone with a genuine passion and felt purpose to help people, challenge stigma, and make a real difference to people’s lives!
We are looking for a team player, driven to provide high quality care and support to others, an effective communicator who is able to build rapport with others from various backgrounds. You will be compassionate, supportive, and empowering to others, whilst able to form effective, positive and motivational relationships.
OVERVIEW OF KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Other responsibilities than those described above may be required to be undertaken from time to time and will be expected to be performed to as long as it is within the capability and level of the position.
What we are looking for:
What we would like, but not essential:
Further details of the responsibilities and key criteria can be found in the JDPS attached.
WORKING FOR US
The Social Interest Group (SIG) believes that good care and support make for better lives. Our values of ambition, empowerment, transparency, and inclusivity drive everything we do. Our mission is to empower people who are marginalised by building powerful partnerships and creative solutions that bridge gaps in provision and aid recovery, reablement and resettlement.
SIG is a not-for-profit organisation, providing thousands of people with good-quality support and care in a range of residential, drop-in centers, community floating support settings (including in peoples own homes), probation settings and people who are in hospital awaiting discharge. We currently do so across London, Brighton, Bedfordshire, Luton, and Kent. We believe in the power of well-planned, well-managed services to make a difference. We work with high standards and external and internal regulatory frameworks.
Ambition – Eager to succeed and to accomplish as much as possible for our people
Empowerment – Giving staff and the people we support the tools, training, and information they need to achieve their potential
Transparency – Upfront and visible about our actions and open to scrutiny from stakeholders, service users, and staff
Inclusivity – Listening to, understanding, and including all our stakeholders to ensure we make a difference and get things right
Please note that this job advert may close early due to screening applications on an ongoing basis. We advise applying as soon as possible for your application to be taken into consideration at the early stages.
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