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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/09/2020.

Recovery Navigators - SCFT

Job Reference: J295-A-20-0167

Second Step
£21,090 - £23,053

Second Step is a leading mental health charity in the South West offering housing, support and hope to thousands of people with mental health and complex needs. Our goal is to inspire hope and deliver change for everybody and every community we work with.


2 Recovery Navigators


Hours: 37 per week


Contract: 12 month fixed term (with the possibility of extension should the pilot be extended)


Salary: £21,090 - £23,053per annum depending on experience



Role Location: Bristol


We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Recovery Navigator as part of the new and innovative Specialist Community Forensic Service (SCFT). Working within this pilot service (with the possibility of extension) you will work in partnership with the AWP to support early discharge into the community for Forensic patients.


About the role:


The focus of the role is to work alongside AWP to provide appropriate and effective interventions to people with long term mental health needs on their discharge from hospital You will enable and assist them to meet daily health, social care and well-being needs in line with personal recovery goals, and facilitating engagement with mainstream services.


You will have a case load and will act as care coordinator for a number of service users. This will include both initial and ongoing assessments of needs, goals and aspirations, the development and co-production of plans, and provision of support for the service user.


About you:


You will have:

  • Proven knowledge of the support needs of people with significant mental health difficulties, criminal justice backgrounds and complex needs.
  • proven knowledge of risk management and safeguarding policies and procedures relating to adults
  • Experience of supervising others


Whilst this role is based in Bristol, you will be expected to travel within Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire to meet service users/clients. As such you should have access to your own transport


Full details of this exciting opportunity can be found in the role profile attached in the Document section at the top of this page. Second Step is a leading provider of mental health services. We offer excellent training and support, and we acknowledge the commitment and dedication of our employees, which is the foundation of our success. We would like to hear from people who share the same belief and values.


Closing date: 25th September 2020


Interview date: TBC


For more information and to apply please see our website. Second Step is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community and from people who have personal experience of using mental health services.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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