Support Worker- ASAP

  • Job Reference: 1235
  • Date Posted: 1 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Brook Street
  • Location: Leyland, Lancashire
  • Salary: £18,125 to £20,000
  • Sector: Self Employment
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Richmond Fellowship is part of Recovery Focus, a national group of charities highly experienced in providing specialist support services to individuals and families living with the effects of mental ill health, drug and alcohol use, gambling and domestic violence. We know that recovery can look and feel very different to each and every one of us. But we also know that if we provide the right support, at the right time, we can inspire recovery nationwide and that recovery is possible for everyone. Our crisis services in Lancashire offer a therapeutic space for people experiencing difficulties with their mental health.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Support Team. With a wide range of skills and backgrounds, our teams take a creative approach to their work and are an integral part to the recovery journey of those who use our services. That's where you come in. As a Crisis Recovery Worker you will work closely with people using our services. You will plan and deliver a number of therapeutic intervention sessions to support people in developing a 'toolkit' of coping mechanisms to manage their crisis. From anxiety management and grounding techniques to sleep hygiene and mindfulness, you will draw upon a wide a range of therapeutic techniques and tailor each session to meet the needs of the individual. You will liaise with a variety of other professionals and teams, taking referrals, robustly risk-assessing and making decisions with the rest of your team, ensuring that the people using our services get the holistic wraparound support they need. We are looking for caring, consistent, flexible and creative individuals who work well under pressure and are keen to work in mental health. Good communication is essential, as well as a good knowledge of mental health. You will receive a full induction, regular supervisions as well as opportunities for personal and professional development by working across our range of services. You will also have access to extensive learning and development opportunities.

Richmond Fellowship offer benefits such as 25 days' annual leave. This is a permanent role requiring the post-holder to work 37.5 hours per week. The salary for this role is starts from £18.125.00 per annum.

Willow - House - 24 supported service - different shift patterns
Working hours: 37.5 hours 5 shifts out of 7 a week.
Day shift 11am-7pm then sleep over 2pm-10pm wake up work 8-4pm ( Higher rate of salary if working sleep ins)
£18,125 . 1 sleep a week - no more than 2.
Location: PR7 4PN.

If you are interested please email your CV to: and we will get in touch soon if your application is selected