Senior Recovery Worker

<p>Want to support people at crisis?</p> <p>Come join our Recovery Caf&eacute; in Tooting! This innovative service will complement our diverse portfolio of mental health services by helping keep people out of hospital and living safely in the community.</p>

Tooting, Wandsworth


<p>Hestia is a vibrant, London wide charity that has supported vulnerable adults and children for over 40 years. We empower people across the community to rebuild their lives, realise their potential and live fulfilling and independent lives.<br /><br />We use our 45 years of experience to support 9,000 adults and children across London. We try to help anyone who needs us, whatever their circumstances helping survivors of Domestic Abuse and their families to rebuild their lives, creating a stronger future for themselves in a safe and healthy environment.<br /><br />Contact Us: Tel: +44 (0)20 7378 3119<br /><br /></p>

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£22,548 rising to £23,112 after 1 year

Overview: <p>If you want to do an ASYE and you fit the criteria Hestia will support you to join our existing programme.</p> <p>In return we offer a competitive salary, a supportive working environment and a host of benefits including pension, employee discounts, 25 days holiday per annum (for full-time positions) plus the option to buy an additional 3 weeks, cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan.<br /><br />Hestia is proud to be a Disability Confident employer. Should you require our job pack in an alternative format, require further assistance or wish to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may need to attend an interview, please contact</p> <p>If you have any convictions/cautions, this does not mean you cannot apply for any of our roles, however we do require a DBS for all positions. We will ensure that any positive disclosures on DBS records are discussed with candidates and fairly assessed by an internal panel.</p>
Responsibilities: <p>We are looking for Senior Support Worker super stars who have an optimistic and solution focused approach who will help people discuss the nature of the crisis they are experiencing, their strengths and the coping skills they could use to decrease their distress and promote their wellbeing.</p> <p>The Recovery Caf&eacute; will be a welcoming, friendly and non-stigmatising environment offering food, activities and quiet spaces to cater for individual needs. Hestia staff will be supported on site by The Listening Place, the Trust&rsquo;s Home Treatment Team, volunteers and peer champions.</p> <p><strong>Grade:&nbsp;</strong>18-19</p> <p><strong>Hours:&nbsp;</strong>39 hours per week</p> <p><strong>Working Pattern:&nbsp;</strong>cafe is opened 356 days per year core hours 6pm -11pm and 12:00 &ndash; 23:00 bank hols and weekends.</p>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Demonstrable experience of working with individuals who have experienced mental health and / or dual diagnosis issues</li> <li>Knowledge of issues affecting those individuals with a range of mental health conditions, how to communicate effectively with these individuals and how to support them with dignity and respect.</li> <li>Takes appropriate steps in empowering customers to make choices and take appropriate control for their mental health in order to achieve appropriate levels of independence.</li> <li>Knowledge of relevant Mental Health legislation, in particular Care Program Approach (CPA) processes.</li> <li>Understanding of the principles of recovery as an ethos and a range of recovery approaches</li> <li>We welcome applications from candidates with lived experience.</li> </ul>