Recovery Navigator – Woodspring
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.
Salary: £21,301 – £22,610
Location: North Somerset
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 North Somerset 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 with passion, empathy and experience to deliver a new service in primary care as part of the Woodspring social prescribing service. We are looking for Recovery Navigators, to work as part of a team to ensure people with moderate to 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 and care professionals, you 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 be a good communicator, 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 use your experience in the care and support sector to contribute to the delivery of this valuable new service.
We welcome applications from Experts by Experience 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.
This is a rolling advert and we retain the right to withdraw the advert at any point once the vacancies have been filled.
For more information and to apply please see our website www.second-step.co.uk. 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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