RECOVERY WORKER – NEWTON HOUSE

Newton Drive, Blackpool
Job Reference No: #NE367 G
Salary: £8.91 Per Hour
Hours: 42
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 08/07/2021

We are looking for a Recovery Worker to join our existing friendly team immediately!

Salary: £8.91 per hour

Desirable/ Requirements: QCF Level 2 Health & Social Care OR willing to work towards, driving licence is essential

Hours of Work: 42 per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Benefits of Working with us:

  • Enhancements for Night Shifts (+20p per hour night allowance), and Bank Holiday’s (double pay)
  • Meals Provided
  • On-site parking available
  • Free Eye Care Vouchers
  • Work Place Pension with Legal & General
  • Comprehensive Learning & Development Package
  • Progression Opportunities
  • We also offer Health & Social Care QCF qualifications

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.

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.

About MHC: We are committed to delivering the very best care within our health/social care services across England and North Wales. We provide a culture that empowers the people we work with – both individuals and colleagues – to fulfil their potential.

By working together, we develop pathways for individuals and colleagues that enable them to achieve positive outcomes. Likewise, we work together with families and carers too, so they are always fully involved in their loved one’s care while they are with us.

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 572020.

*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).

We are able to facilitate interviews via our virtual platform, additional cleanliness measures have been put in place in all MHC services to ensure the safety of our residents, patients and staff is maintained. Masks are also available to all visitors.

RECOVERY WORKER – NEWTON HOUSE

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.