Support Time and Recovery Worker
An opportunity has arisen for a Support Time and Recovery Worker within the Wokingham Community Mental Health Service. You will be part of an enthusiastic and dedicated team who pride themselves in delivering excellent services to service users and their carers. The service is proud to be rated “Outstanding” by CQC. The post holder will act as a Support Time and Recovery Worker for the service and will support the team in fulfilling its responsibilities. This will include liaison with the Adult Social Care, Wokingham Borough Council.
The service comprises of a Long term recovery team and a duty function. The post holder will carry a varied caseload, acting as a support time and recovery worker. STRs are a key part of CMHT, as they assist clients to engage, building trust and a rapport to gain a holistic understanding of their circumstances and how to improve them. They assist service users to access support, providing individualised services with practical problems or difficulties that may be affecting their health and wellbeing. They can also provide help and advice on housing, social isolation and exclusion, education, debt management and employment issues.
You will need to be an excellent communicator, resourceful and creative in overcoming potential challenges for your service users and able to demonstrate resilience as you proactively support your service users and liaise with partner agencies.
Closing Date: 30th September 2022, 11pm
Interview Date: TBC
For further information or a visit please contact Godfrey Karambakuwa Joint Services Manager or Christine Dale, Head of Mental Health Wokingham RG40 1XJ on 0118 9890707
Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates for this role will be subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.
Wokingham is an equal opportunities employer.