Recovery Worker (Nights)

Newton House, North West
Job Reference No: MHNE144895
Salary: £10.10-£10.74 per hour
Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time
Closing Date: 21/12/2022

Recovery Worker (Nights) – Newton House

Newton House, Blackpool, FY3 8NU

Salary: £10.10 – £10.74 per hour (dependent on experience), plus 20p per hour night shift allowance

Desirable/ Requirements: QCF Level 2 Health & Social Care OR working towards

Hours of Work: 42 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Benefits of Working with us:

  • Competitive pay
  • Long service reward at year 5
  • Career development and training
  • Work place pension
  • Free meals and on-site parking
  • Free eye care vouchers
  • Blue light card discounts
  • Enhanced maternity package
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme
  • Flexible working with opportunities for overtime

Company Funded Benefits: Free DBS check, Flu vaccination and Hepatitis B vaccination

About the Role: We support the Treatment and Recovery of males between the ages of 18 and 65 years living with complex and enduring mental health conditions. The post holder will gain satisfaction from working either as part of a team, or on a one to one basis, by providing skilled support which positively impacts individuals health and wellbeing, whilst enabling people to fulfil their potential.

Your Tasks as a Recovery Worker will involve:

  • Carrying out all duties, tasks and responsibilities in accordance with the Company’s principles of care whilst ensuring and maintaining at all times the safety, care and well-being of those we care for in addition to the visitors and colleagues within the service.
  • Have a clear understanding of all service user risk and relapse indicators.
  • Support individuals to identify their needs and goals and encourage individuals to develop and maintain skills.
  • Assist in handling finances and record all transactions outlined in the Company guidelines.
  • Assist in personal care with due regard to dignity, respect and privacy of the individual.
  • Assist in administering prescribed medication.
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Provide a respectable role model.

About the Service: Situated a mile from the seaside town of Blackpool, Newton House Independent Hospital provides locked rehabilitation, habitation and treatment to up to 21 men living with complex and enduring mental health conditions.

Equal Opportunities: MHC are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all who believe they fit the essential requirements for this role regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

How to Apply: Please complete the short application and upload your CV, alternatively for an informal discussion about this role you can contact MHC Workforce on 01824 572 020.

*Please note, successful candidates must be aged 18 or over*

(We reserve the right to bring forward our closing date, without notice in the event of high volumes of interest).

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Recovery Worker (Nights)

Newton House

Newton House is a Recovery and Treatment Centre in Blackpool that provides locked rehabilitation, habilitation and treatment for up to 21 men aged 18+ with a primary diagnosis of a mental health disorder who may have coexisting secondary conditions such as challenging behaviour, drug and alcohol issues and/or personality disorder. It can take patients detained under the Mental Health Act 1983.

Its central location makes it ideal to support community focused rehabilitation and treatment.