Recovery Worker (Central Bedfordshire)



Job Type

Fixed Term


Charity / Voluntary, Health / Nursing, Marketing, Social Care



This role offers the opportunity to join our client's Central Bedfordshire Mind Matters Team which covers Ampthill, Biggleswade, Dunstable and Leighton Buzzard.

Job title: Recovery Worker
Job no: 463
Contract type: 6 months (Maternity Cover)
Working days: 30.0 hours per week over 5 Days (Mon - Fri)
Salary: £19,240 F.T.E (actual salary: £15,600 per annum)
Working base: Flitwick (Covering: Central Beds: Biggleswade, Ampthill, Leighton Buzzard & Dunstable)
Checks needed: Enhanced DBS and 2 satisfactory references
Start date: ASAP

You will deliver wellbeing sessions which provide a safe environment for service users to talk openly and develop practical tools, techniques and coping strategies in order to manage their own wellbeing. You will also support service user led groups where we offer activities enabling service users to manage their mental health and move through their recovery journeys.

In addition to this, the role will involve assessing suitability for the service and signposting where necessary as well as performing 1-1 meetings with clients periodically in order to assess and create action plans. The role will also include the opportunity to support events in the community to raise awareness of our services and build links with local organisations.


  • Annual Leave: 25 days (pro rata)
  • Bank Holidays: All (pro rata) as per April to March for each year - usually 8
  • NEST pension scheme: Auto-enrolment (employer contributes 3%, employee contributes 5%)
  • Health Plan: Optional
  • Learning and Development: In-house and external as appropriate for the role
  • Flexible Working: On request (in line with the charity's policy on Right to Request Flexible Working)

Closedown: 5pm on Thursday 19 May 2022
The right is reserved to close this advert early if enough suitable applicants apply.

The organisation has been annually assessed and approved as a Mindful Employer and Disability Confident Employer (previously 'Two Ticks’) since 2008.

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