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Recovery Worker (22hrs/18.5hrs)

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Closed for applications on 26/01/2020 23:59
£22,911 - £26,317 pro rata (Grade 7)
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Social Care - Adult Service
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Support & Recovery/CFS Team County Durham Care & Support However, you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham
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Closing date:
26 Jan

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This job is closed for applications.

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Adult and Health Services
Adult Care
County Durham Care and Support
Support & Recovery

Recovery Worker
1 x 22hrs
1 x 18.5hrs
Temporary until 31/3/2022

Vacancy Ref No: AHS/20/17

Support & Recovery provides a countywide recovery-based service to individuals experiencing mental health problems in County Durham.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, creative and energetic individual for this exciting role to work with individuals to develop their skills to live independently.

Applicants should have experience of working with people with mental health problems.

Qualifications: 5 GCSEs or equivalent or NVQ / HSC L3 or relevant degree / Nursing qualification or equivalent or Social Work qualification or equivalent

Are you looking to work in a supportive environment where you will learn new skills that will make a real difference to the lives of people who just need some help? You will need a strong work ethic, great problem-solving skills, passion, robust emotional resilience and dedication to deliver an excellent service.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact:

Jackie Ball, Support & Recovery Countywide Manager on 03000 269070; email jackie.ball@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 3/2/2020.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone).
Email: PESAHS@durham.gov.uk

Permanent DCC employees wishing to undertake a temporary post within the Council, whether this is within their substantive service, or across services, should seek the approval of their Line Manager / Senior Manager to undertake this temporary post with the guarantee to return to their substantive post at the expiry of the temporary post. If the temporary post is reviewed and further extended, agreement must be sought from the employee’s substantive line manager.


In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

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