Patchwork Recovery Community

Charity registered in Scotland SC050751

Patchwork Recovery Community are governed and Managed by individuals in recovery from problematic substance use and mental health issues, encouraging positive choices and relationships within East Ayrshire and the surrounding areas. Patchwork work alongside many partners to create opportunities for personal development, raising self-esteem and building confidence in a safe space. Training and volunteering opportunities are available, also many opportunities for individuals to come together socially combatting stigma by making recovery visible in East Ayrshire.

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Crisis Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £27,000
  • Kilmarnock and Doon Valley (On site)
  • Closing 29th March 2024

The Crisis Support Worker will work collaboratively with individuals and partners to de-escalate crises. The role will also involve triaging and assessing all clients accessing the centre. The crisis practitioner’s duty will be to de-escalate low/moderate mental health and social needs and deliver collaborative self-management plans with individuals to improve mental wellbeing.

The main purpose of the role is to assist individuals through appropriate person-centred interventions to be able to address and help de-escalate their immediate crisis experience. Listening to individuals in a crisis will be a key aspect of your role and involves focusing, observing, understanding and responding with empathy, genuineness, respect, acceptance, non-judgment and sensitivity. Having the ability to communicate accordingly and appropriately with clinical intervention services will be key to the role.