Criminal Justice

Mental Health Recovery Worker

Job description

As a Mental Health Recovery Worker, you will play a pivotal role in supporting individuals experiencing mental health challenges to achieve their goals and enhance their quality of life. Working closely with service users, families, and multidisciplinary teams, you will provide person-centred support tailored to individual needs.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting comprehensive assessments to identify individual needs, strengths, and goals.
  • Developing and implementing personalised recovery plans in collaboration with service users and their support networks.
  • Delivering a range of therapeutic interventions and support services to promote mental health recovery and resilience.
  • Providing practical assistance with daily living activities, including housing support, employment assistance, and social inclusion initiatives.
  • Facilitating group sessions, workshops, and community activities to enhance social connections and build coping skills.
  • Monitoring progress, evaluating outcomes, and adjusting interventions as necessary to support sustained recovery.
  • Advocating for service users' rights, preferences, and choices within the healthcare system and broader community.
  • Collaborating effectively with internal teams, external agencies, and community resources to ensure holistic support and continuity of care.


  • Previous experience working in mental health support or related roles, preferably within community settings.
  • Strong understanding of recovery-oriented principles and evidence-based practices in mental health care.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and listening skills with the ability to build rapport and trust with diverse individuals.
  • Empathetic and non-judgmental approach to supporting individuals with complex needs.
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Flexibility, resilience, and adaptability to navigate challenging situations and changing environments.
  • Commitment to continuous learning, professional development, and reflective practice.
  • Enhanced DBS dated within the last 12 months. On the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.
  • Willingness to complete an enhanced DBS if you do not currently hold one.

Working with Archer Resourcing Ltd:

We have been helping all health care professionals find exciting new roles for a number of years, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities.

We operate across the UK, and, with amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

We have a reputation for recruiting efficiently, however, we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, then please call Archer direct on the provided contact details.

We also offer a £250 referral bonus should you know of anyone who may be interested.

Must be eligible to work in the U.K

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