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Crisis Recovery Worker - Lincoln

  • Location:

    Lincoln, Lincolnshire

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £16693 - £17004 per annum + Additional benefits

  • Contact:

    Vikashi

  • Contact email:

    vikashi.mawdia@bssocialcare.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    LSC/334175_1579188826

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    15/02/2020

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Description



** CRISIS RECOVERY WORKER **
** Full Time - 37.5 hours per week**
** Starting salary is £16,693.00 per annum **
** Lincoln City Centre **

BS Social Care have great jobs available now and are currently recruiting for a Crisis Recovery Worker to join a well-established organisation. They offer a variety of shifts available within residential services in the Leicester and Nottingham area


" Main tasks

o Liaise with clinical teams to discuss referrals and clinical presentation of people using services and make referral decisions based on this.

o Support individuals who present in a range of ways, including low mood, depressed, anxious, manic, self-harming, and experiencing suicidal thoughts to develop their own coping strategies to deal with crisis situations.

o Lead on risk management and safety planning for individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. Identify the triggers of people who use our services and implement a brief, structured support and safety planning programme with people using services to deliver agreed outcomes in a short period of time.

o Introduce therapeutic tools and interventions to people using services tailored to their particular needs, including cognitive behavioural tools, mindfulness, emotional regulation, distress tolerance, interpersonal skills, and other coping strategies.

o De-escalate crisis situations when required.

o Develop domestic management and finance management skills with people who use our services in order to allow increased and improved access to support from this and other services.

o Liaise with GPs, external agencies and community teams, making referrals as required.

o Support sessional staff and volunteers in carrying out their duties.

o Read and understand complex data and make key decisions based on this.

o Using the RF or NHS Client Management System keep accurate assessment records for people who use our services.

o Develop links and referral pathways with a range of agencies including, DWP, accommodation services, health services, police etc. Build positive relationships with clinical and internal colleagues, and external organisations.

o Participate in group work programme to assist people using services to deal with substance abuse, mental or physical illness, poverty, unemployment, or physical abuse.



Status: This is a permanent post subject to the satisfactory completion of a six-month probationary period.

Hours: This post is for 37.5 hours per week. Part time opportunities will also be available. Actual details to be agreed according to the needs of the Service rota to provide full cover.

Grade: This post is Grade B.

Salary details: Starting salary is £16,693.00 per annum.

Subsequent salary progression up to a maximum of £17,230.00 per annum will apply to this post, subject to the postholder meeting the eligibility and performance criteria.

Holidays: 25 days holiday per annum, plus statutory Bank Holidays, or time off in lieu if worked (pro rata for part time). Annual leave entitlement will increase to 28 dates after two year's continuous employment

Benefits: ~ Contributory pension scheme upon completion of three months' service.
~ Non-contributory life assurance policy (to value of 3 x annual salary).
~ Commitment to formal supervision and staff support.

Training: The Richmond Fellowship is committed to training as an integral part of staff development and offers a wide range of in-house training courses.



For more information please call the team on 0116 2532550 and speak to Punam Or Vikashi for more information and to apply, or email your CV

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