Recovery Worker – Hove

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Recovery Worker – Hove

Department: Brighton Women’s Service
Work Location: Hove
Salary: £20,059.86
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Working on a rota. Shifts include late and early shifts. 8am-4pm and 2pm-10pm. Weekends and evenings included also.

Job description:


Service Details:

Brighton Women’s Service is a brand new service launching on 1st November 2017. The project is residential and will provide 12 high / complex needs beds and 8 medium and lower needs beds. The service will have a trauma informed approach using a PIE model. As a Recovery Worker, you will have responsibility for providing high quality support services in line with the Equinox Mission, Values and Strategy. The successful candidate will have experience of working with adults who are vulnerable and have multiple and complex needs. You must be willing to work flexibly, which includes weekday hours, evenings and weekend working.



  • Experience of working in a supported living environment.
  • Experience of delivering person centred and recovery focused services to Service Users with mental health support needs, including complex needs.
  • Experience of developing and interpreting recovery plans and risk assessments.
  • Experience of working with other agencies and support services to achieve the best outcomes for Service Users.
  • Experience and understanding of the Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults
  • Experience and understanding of Women specific support services would be a distinct advantage.


Why with us?

  • Excellent core and on-going training aligned with personal development plan
  • 25 days annual leave (increasing 1 day per year of service up to 30 days)
  • Pension, Eye-care Vouchers
  • Growing and forward-thinking organisation
  • If you wish to work with this challenging yet rewarding client group then this could be a perfect opportunity for you.


To apply for this role, please read the attached job description and send a competed application form along with your CV, to by the closing date.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhances DBS and provide employment references covering 5 years period including one from your most recent employer. Candidates must demonstrate an understanding of the issues relating to equal opportunities in service delivery and provision and to actively promote ways of eradicating racism, sexism, and other forms of negative discrimination though the group’s policies and procedures.


Closing date: 01/04/2019

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