RECOVERY WORKER

Isabellas Homes

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Job summary

We are one of the most Well-Founded Health and Social Care provider in the UK, our portfolio of services includes Mental Health, Learning Disability and Adult Social Care Services across The West Midlands. We provide a vast range of community services for adults specialising services such as rehabilitation.

We have specialist, forensic mental health services and learning disability, autism and challenging behaviour

Recently, we have been Awarded Best Supported Living of 2021

We are an innovative and forward-thinking organisation with an ever-expanding portfolio of services. This means we can offer our employees genuine opportunities to develop their careers by gaining experience across a number of specialisms.

We are an Approved NHS supplier who works in partnership with the NHS

Main duties of the job

We are seeking to recruit Full time Day/Night Recovery Support Workers to join our service in Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Rowley Regis areas, we are looking for people who share our vision for high quality Mental Health recovery services.

To undertake support duties to residents with varying degrees of mental health illness, in line with agreed plans and direction by the clinical team using a recovery focussed model. We are providing individuals with practical and emotional care, enabling them to lead as ordinary life as they can achieve. If your best traits are positivity, friendliness and innovation then this job is for you!

About us

Isabella’s Homes Ltd is a provider of specialist social care services supporting adults with a wide range of needs across the UK. Committed to the highest standards of care and governance, we provide innovative care pathways for people to live in community settings with learning disabilities, severe physical disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder, challenging behaviour, mental health, forensic needs and acquired brain injury within a range of settings including, supported living services, shared housing, residential services and outreach. We encourage people to take control of their lives this could be finding employment, having an active social life, learning new skills or building self-confidence.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job responsibilities

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • To provide support to residents with daily living, following support plans and working within the Recovery Model.
  • To promote residents’ physical wellbeing through regular health checks, promoting healthy life choices and promoting social inclusion.
  • To assist in the development of residents’ personal recovery support plans, their implementation, monitoring and review.
  • To work towards attaining as much involvement, independence and choice as possible for residents in the organisation of their daily lives, following their individual programmes and operational policies.
  • To support residents to integrate and gain new experiences within their local community.
  • To support residents to be socially acceptable with communal dining and nurture an environment that is conducive to social interaction.
  • To establish and maintain relationships with residents which will complement and contribute to the recovery care programme and create a pleasant and therapeutic environment in which to live.
  • To participate in the preparation and serving of meals with residents where appropriate, taking into account residents personal preferences, choice and the need for a balanced diet.
  • To act as a co key-worker for a resident with support from the key worker/deputy/hospital manager.
  • To be supportive of residents in all areas identified within the recovery support plan with an emphasis on the promotion of a progressive care pathway.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to be respectful, accepting and tolerant of the people that require support, ensuring that residents needs are met and that the dignity of residents and staff is maintained at all times.
  • To contribute to the running of the hospital by general housekeeping and cleaning.
  • To have an understanding of the impact that inconsistency and inflexibility would have on residents.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Essential:
  • Experience in Social care
  • Right to work
  • Demonstrator our core values of trust, empathy and expertise.
  • Flexibility to work at different locations when required.

Desirable

  • Desirable:
  • Qualified to NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care and above
  • Access to a vehicle is desired but no essential

Experience

Essential

  • Previous care experience (Paid)
  • Mental Health or Learning Disabilities experience
  • References to cover a period of 3years.

Desirable

  • Medication Administering
  • Key worker experience
  • Worked in a Supported Living setting

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

Isabellas Homes

Address

60 Cadman Crescent

Wolverhampton

WV10 0SJ


Employer's website

https://www.isabellashomes.co.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Dare Ogunmefun

dare.ogunmefun@nhs.net

01902687286

Date posted

29 March 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 3

Salary

£9.50 an hour

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working

Reference number

L0055-22-1770

Job locations

60 Cadman Crescent

Wolverhampton

WV10 0SJ


67 Marlene Croft

Birmingham

B37 7JL


1 Norman Terrace

Rowley Regis

West Midlands

B65 9EG


28 Sheepfold Close

Rowley Regis

West Midlands

B65 8HF


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