Recovery Support Worker – IRSS

Mission Statement

Together with people who have experienced mental health problems we provide quality services and support that reduce stigma and promote positive mental health and wellbeing.


Job Details
Job Title Recovery Support Worker
Location Coventry, Intensive Recovery Support Service
Salary £18,000 per annum

Full time – 37 hours per week

Shift work- working on a rota basis, includes days/weekends/bank holidays and occasional nights to provide cover.


Purpose of the Job

We are currently looking for a Recovery Support Worker to provide practical and emotional person-centred support that works towards empowerment and recovery, which values equality and diversity and is proactively targeted to achieve levels of independence appropriate for each resident.

Essential criteria includes:

  • Experience of working in care/support
  • Proven track record of supporting people with mental health problems
  • Experience of working with a wide range of agencies
  • Up to date knowledge of mental health issues
  • NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care
  • Ability to co-ordinate and prioritise a range of duties and responsibilities
  • Able to work as part of a team and individually
  • Able to carry out light touch personal care if required
  • An ability to travel to venues across Coventry

Closing date: 12 Noon – Friday 14th May 2021

Interview date: TBC

For an application form and full job description please use the links below.

Please see the Job Description for this role.  If you are interested in this post, please read the Guidance Notes before completing the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form

Please note: Only successful applicants will be notified.

We reserve the right to close the application window early and without notice should a suitable number of applications be received.


Coventry and Warwickshire Mind values diversity and difference.  We welcome applicants from all sections of the community, particularly under-represented groups and people with lived experience of mental health issues.

Coventry and Warwickshire Mind is a leading mental health service provider and an equal opportunities employer.