Recovery Worker – part time

Department: Solace
Work Location: Ealing
Salary: £22,059.86 pro-rated
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 26 hours per week
Shift pattern: working shifts including weekends

Job description:

We are currently recruiting for 1 part time Mental Health Recovery Worker for our project in Solace. which is based in Ealing.

The Solace Centre is an Out of Hours Adult Mental Health Access Service providing a safe and accepting environment for the people of Ealing who have a primary Mental Health diagnosis.

The Solace Centre is where people with Mental Health experiences come to socialise in an informal, non-clinical setting out of hours. Through peer support, insight and empowerment we encourage our Services Users to stay in control of their Mental Health – reducing the strain on Ealing’s clinical teams and hospitalisation.

The Solace Centre is open 365 days of the year with over 80 active members.

The Solace Centre team are there to provide continuous support with day to day concerns and monitor our Service Users illness and wellness to maintain stability and independence in the community. This includes supporting with benefits, housing, debt management, family support etc.

We are looking for a passionate, interested person wanting to make a difference. You would be joining our active team during an exciting time – this coming May (2017) The Solace Centre shall be moving into a purpose built new centre.

Knowledge and understanding of Mental Health is important but a can do, team minded approach is essential.

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We welcome applications from people with lived experiences.

Closing date: 15 May 2017

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