Partnerships in Care 1 Ltd is one of the UK’s leading providers of independent specialist secure and step-down services for people with mental illness, personality disorders, learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders and brain injuries.
Evergreen Lodge is a 12-bed forensic mental health facility providing 24-hour care for male service users aged over 18 who have enduring mental illness and/or personality disorder.
The home is in a residential part of Croydon and provides 10 en-suite single rooms and two self-contained flats.
The environment promotes independent living with an ethos of active rehabilitation, normalisation and maximising social inclusion opportunities in the community. The focus also includes working with the individuals' residual skills and abilities.
Note: Applications from all candidates who are qualified for this role irrespective of gender are very much welcome but, as men are currently under-represented in this post, and because the post-holder may be required to provide care of a personal nature to male residents, we encourage applications from male candidates in order to fully accommodate the needs of our service users.
Appointment will of course be based on merit alone.
Our Recovery Support Worker role involves:
To be successful as Recovery Support Worker, you will need:
All positions within Partnerships in Care (PiC) are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Unless specifically commissioned in advance PiC will not consider Applications submitted by or through agencies.
PiC is an equal opportunities employer.
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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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