< Back to Listings

Intensive Recovery Worker


King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Between £10.42-£12.00 Per Hour

Full Time

Norfolk and Waveney Mind

Closing Date: 06/03/24

Intensive Recovery Worker


What We Offer:

Full Time 37.5 hours per week, work pattern to be confirmed

Working Hours; A mixture of AM and PM shifts Working every other weekend

Salary £22,711.50 per annum increasing to 23,441.51 after completion of 6-month probation.

 Location: Short Stay Recovery House, Barroway Drove – West Norfolk

Training Mandatory training for this role takes place in Norwich, training sessions run from 9am – 5pm and run over 4 separate dates.


Annual leave: 26 days raising to 29 days (FTE) plus Bank Holidays, Pension, Online Discounts Portal, Financial advice, Long Service Awards, Health & Wellbeing Program, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health Crash Plan, Company Sick pay, EAP, Eyecare, Personal Development and Job Specific Training.

The Service
We are recruited into a new Short Stay Recovery House, this is a 24-hour service for people who have experienced, or are experiencing a mental health crisis but do not require a hospital admission.

You will provide support to the people to provide an effective range of short-term intensive interventions to reduce the experience of crisis.

The Role
Providing one to one emotional support to those in need of support and in crisis. As a valued Recovery Worker, you will empower and promote independence. You will be motivated and have experience of working in a similar field with people who are experiencing a mental health crisis.

Among Other Responsibilities You Will

  • Support individuals in crisis (presenting in a range of ways, including low mood, depressed, anxious, mania, self-harming, and experiencing suicidal thoughts) to develop their own safety plan and coping strategies to navigate the crisis situation.
  • Identify and respond to individuals who become a risk to themselves or others within this time period by working closely with the Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Service. (CRHT)
  • Liaise with the Service Manager when taking new referrals and be part of a full risk handover when accepting new people to the house.

What We Are Looking For

  • Previous experience in a similar field
  • Experience of working with people with complex needs who may be difficult to engage
  • Empowering People and promoting independence
  • Working with multi-displinary teams
  • An understanding of mental health crisis
  • Desirable – NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care OR Counselling qualification or similar

Should you wish to have a friendly and informal chat about the role, please contact Dan Hancock – Service Manager on 07821657244 / dan.hancock@norfolkandwaveneymind.org.uk

Individual dates will be confirmed for interviews.

We may close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

How To Apply

To apply please press the Apply Now button at the bottom of the page to be taken to our job site.

*We encourage candidates to complete an application form, if your application is shortlisted for interview and you have applied via a CV you will be required to complete an application form ahead of an interview taking place.



Similar Jobs (by title)