Floating Support Recovery Worker

Second Step
£15,796 to £17,261 basic pay with regular earnings up to £20,879.
Contract Type: 
Full Time
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Do you want to start your day knowing you'll make a difference? Do you like variety? Do you enjoy working with and supporting a wide range of people?  


If so, then join our new team of Floating Support Recovery Workers!

We’re a leading mental health charity that’s been putting mental health first for individuals and communities in Bristol and the South West for the last three decades. Working hand-in-hand with the NHS and local authorities, we offer practical help and emotional support tailored to each individual and their recovery.

Our experience of working with Bristol’s significant population of rough sleepers means we are well placed to offer skilled support to people with multiple and complex needs including homelessness, drug or alcohol addiction.

We believe that with the right support, everyone can take control and make their future their own.


What can you expect from working for us?


This role offers a unique opportunity to gain experience across a number of different mental health services within Second Step. Whether you are at the beginning of your career or looking for something new, this is a fantastic opportunity to build your experience, knowledge and skills within the health and social care sector. Your role will be to support people with issues including mental health, homelessness and drug and alcohol towards recovery and a brighter future.


No one day will be the same! – you will experience working within a diverse number of services ranging from primary and secondary care to supported accommodation and community support.


Not only that, you will receive comprehensive training, support and further career development to fulfil your role confidently and competently.


We are looking to create an innovative team of talented individuals which will support the organisation as a whole to maintain high quality delivery of services.


Hours of Working

We are recruiting a number of roles into the team on permanent annualised hours contracts (full and part-time) covering the working patterns of 9am – 8pm (Mon- Fri) and 24/7.




£15,796 to £17,261 basic pay with regular earnings up to £20,879.  Following an assessment, extra training will be provided in order to upskill workers if required.



Location: Bristol, Bath and South Gloucestershire




Benefits: 26 days holiday and extra days holiday for every year of service up to 5 years, free counselling and legal advice via BUPA, a generous pension scheme and monthly staff wellbeing activities.


Who are we looking for?

We are looking for individuals who are motivated to work in this sector

Those who are willing to learn!

Can be flexible in their approach

Due to the geographical coverage, it is essential that you have access to a car at all times (Mileage is payable)

For an informal discussion please contact Abbey Forshaw (Team Manager) on 0117 909 6630 (extension: 144)


Closing date: Open, rolling advert, applications are being reviewed as they come so please apply promptly

Interview date: tbc

For more information and to apply please see our website www.second-step.co.uk. 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.

Closing Date: 
Monday, 30 September, 2019 - 23:45
Contact Person: 
Abbigail Forshaw
Contact Email: 
Postal Address: 
9 Brunswick Square Bristol BS2 8PE