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Nelson House, 14 Rowner Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO13 0EW

Priory Group Division



£11.50 per hour



Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert - Division Information

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

Job Advert Role Description

Nelson House is a modern and spacious 30 bed locked rehabilitation recovery service for men and women with mental illness. By having a focus on the development of skills for independence the unit provides a positive step for patients, many whose next step will be living in the community. It helps patients learn new ways of managing their conditions and symptoms with the aim of helping to prevent any future relapse. For patients with challenging behaviours, Nelson House helps them to learn skills to change their response to anxiety and distress. 

Purpose of the role:

Nelson House is a Rehabilitation and Recovery Service for men experiencing long-term mental health problems. We are currently recruiting a BANK Recovery Support Worker to join our well-established team. As part of the role, you will be responsible for providing a high quality recovery based service with the focus on enabling our patient group to gain the skills and independence to move back to the community. You will work under the supervision of our Nursing team, providing individualised care to our patient group. You will also be involved in completing risk assessments and care plans and recording these on our Carenotes system. You will have the opportunity to work creatively and flexibly to develop and implement innovative practice and service developments. The Role of Recovery Support Worker can be rewarding and challenging with the ultimate goal of making a real and lasting difference in people’s lives.

Role requirements:
Skills & Knowledge:
•Knowledge and understanding of Mental Health issues
•IT literate
•Basic knowledge of the principle of clinical governance
•Understanding of the CPA process
•Knowledge of current legislation including the MHA, and legislation specific to this
•Effective written and verbal communication skills
•Understanding of issues relating to clinical  specific settings
•Experience of working with service users in a mental health setting
Personal skills
•Motivated, energetic and flexible
•Attention to detail
•Able to stay calm and work effectively under pressure/stress
•Evidence of coping strategies to deal with stress/challenging experiences
•Aware of own training needs
•Able to communicate effectively with people at all times
•Able to maintain confidentiality of all colleagues and service users

Division DBS info

About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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