Recovery Navigators, Pier Health
Second Step is a leading mental health charity in the South West offering housing, support and hope to thousands of people with mental health and other problems. Our goal is to inspire hope and deliver change for everybody and every community we work with.
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £21,940 – 23,983per annum
Location: Weston super Mare, Worle and Villages
Do you want to work for a forward-thinking organisation helping people with mental health issues?
Do you want to be part of a new and exciting way of working with people in Weston super Mare who need support?
Do you have compassion and empathy for people who are struggling with their mental well-being?
If so, this could be the role for you.
We’re looking for people to support us deliver a new service in primary care in Weston, Worle and Villages. We are looking for four new Recovery Navigators, who will ensure people with moderate-serious mental health needs are supported to connect to their community, to build resilience and to improve their wellbeing.
Working collaboratively with the client, GP, social prescribing team and other health & care professionals, they will provide practical and emotional support that is tailored to the individual. This may include things like attending an important appointment with them, helping them fill out a form or giving them information about other services.
You’ll have experience of working with people with long term mental health and complex needs and carrying out needs and risks assessments. You will need to take a holistic view, with a recovery and psychologically informed approach. You’ll be a good communicator, be great at building trust and be keen to work as part of a new team to contribute to the delivery of this valuable service.
We welcome applications from candidates with lived experience of mental health issues as well as underrepresented groups.
Second Step offer a blended approach to working – a combination of home, office and community-based working dependent on the needs of the clients you support; an excellent annual leave package; a comprehensive induction programme and on-going training opportunities.
So…what are you waiting for? Why not apply now?
Closing date: Rolling
Interview date: As applications are received and shortlisted.
Second Step is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community and from people who have personal experience of living with long term mental health needs and using mental health services.
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