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Kent Enablement and Recovery Service Worker

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Role Responsibility

Kent Enablement and Recovery Service (KERS) works with people experiencing mental health difficulties to address social care needs and achieve positive outcomes over a short period of time (up to 12 weeks) through a process of Enablement. The service aims to support people to maximise their wellbeing and quality of life in a way that suits them.  

As part of a dynamic team you will work in partnership with people referred to the service utilising a person-centred approach, to agree, plan, deliver and review Enablement plans, focused on meeting identified social care needs.

An awareness of mental health needs and how they impact individuals is essential as is knowledge of how to access local community services and resources as well as being able to offer practical advice to service users in liaising with official agencies.

You will need to demonstrate good written, computer and numeracy skills to be able to assist in completing records and reports as required for the role.

It is essential to hold or being willing to undertake, a Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care.

The ability to travel across a wide geographical area in a timely and flexible manner at various times of the day is also a requirement of the role. The role includes some remote working and working from home so you will need the ability to work autonomously without regular daily access to an office base.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Contact Details

For more information about the role, please contact Carly Gale on 03000 415205 or alternatively email at 

About the Company

KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county's working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds and faiths, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.

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