Managing Mental Health Recovery Worker

About the Service / Department   Huddleston Close & Grand Union place are supported accommodation services for complex mental health needs. Designed as an alternative to acute mental health intervention and to prevent further institutionalisation. Running as move on services, Huddleston Close & Grand Union Place, are aimed at facilitating the development of necessary skills and empowering adults to re-join the community independently.  You will be joining a successful team on a full time basis,with fantastic leadership and supportive colleagues. We offer a welcoming environment and a collaborative service. The team have won Hestia's best practice award on 3 occasions.   About the role   You will empower a caseload of clients to manage their health and wellbeing, maintain their independence, identify their strengths and achieve their goals and aspirations Have responsibility for the empowerment and well-being of service users, using person-centred planning and Recovery Approaches, a key-work system to enable them to attain and sustain a tenancy, enjoy a good quality of life and avoid repeat hospital admissions Work in partnership with outside agencies involved in the care and support of service users Support the Team Manager to oversee performance related to the contract including KPIs Ensure that service users are able to attend and participate in a range of socially inclusive activities and skills development opportunities. To advise on health services, education, training and employment opportunities Support the Team Manager to provide effective and inspiring leadership, management and support to the team including mentoring pool workers Support the Team Manager to oversee staff recruitment, induction, supervise and appraise staff, identify training needs, manage the disciplinary and grievance procedures and ensure that all tasks are carried out within Hestia's policies, procedures, and good practice guides Managerial responsibilities include Deputising in team managers absence, Leading inductions, trainings and supervising staff and social work students/student mental health nurses, Leading/supporting team manager with housing management and financial responsibilities   About you   Experience of working with people who have experienced mental health and / or dual diagnosis issues in a paid or voluntary role Experience in supervising, inducting and managing staff and students, which  means to learn quickly, gather information and make defensible decisions The capacity to work with people who may display challenging behaviour and to defuse potentially difficult situations Having a solution focused approach and the capacity to work constructively and collaboratively towards problem solving A calm, non-judgemental and anti-discriminatory approach The ability to work within a structured, busy and sometimes pressured environment Willingness to work unsociable hours; Early, late, overnight (sleep-in cover) and weekend duties as part of a team rota required Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding issues and ability to address them appropriately Please note if offered a role with Hestia, you will be issued a conditional offer based on satisfactory references and a Basic or Enhanced DBS check.   Disability confident   Hestia is a disability confident employer, committed to the employment and career development of individual with disabilities. As part of this commitment, we operate a guaranteed interview scheme for all applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum criteria for the role they have applied for. We will also accommodate reasonable adjustment during the selection and interview process and throughout your employment with us.   Hestia positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. But we particularly welcome individuals from an ethnic minority background and those with disabilities to apply. As an organisation, we are committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce and value the skills, abilities, talent and experiences, different people and communities bring to our organisation.

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