Careers

Mental Health Recovery Officers

Mental Health Recovery Officers assist in the recovery and rehabilitation of service users.

The Officer will have a caseload and will be acting as a key worker so as to assist allocated service users to formulate and pursue a positive personal development programme with clear, agreed objectives.

Officers are to participate and facilitate groups and programmes that service users would benefit from, as part of their personal and social well-being whilst helping to develop and maintain good working relationships with relevant agencies and to promote greater understanding of the nature of mental health difficulties.

Ideal candidates should be:

  • In possession of a university qualification in one of the caring professions, including Social Work, Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Mental Health Nursing and Health Care Management
  • Strongly motivated to help people in a practical and direct way
  • A team player
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Fluent in both Maltese and English

Psychology Officers

Psychology Officers will work within the Psychological Support Service to provide brief interventions to individuals seeking aid from Richmond Foundation.

Officers are to maintain the daily running of the service, including scheduling of appointments and they will be the primary contact person for those seeking aid through social media, phone, email or face-to-face. They will be assessing and providing short-term, action-oriented plans to ensure that anyone seeking help is given the relevant information and linked with the appropriate services to address the needs and barriers to health and housing outcomes.

Ideal candidates should be:

  • In possession of a university qualification in one of the caring professions such as Psychology
  • Strongly motivated to help people in a practical and direct way
  • A team player
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Fluent in both Maltese and English

Mental Health Recovery Support Workers

Mental Health Recovery Support Workers are to assist in the maintenance of a service. The aim is to support and empower residents to achieve as good a quality of life as possible whilst addressing their mental, physical and personal needs.

The role is to enable each resident to contribute to the service and to promote their capacity for independence within and outside it. They are to participate in the monitoring, evaluation and development of the programme whilst supporting the Mental Health Recovery Officers as requested by their line manager.

Candidates who have:

  • A diploma/certificate in residential care or a related subject will be given preference
  • Work or voluntary experience in the social field will be considered an asset

Successful applicants must be committed to the social inclusion of persons with mental health problems, be fluent in spoken and written English, have their own transport and be in possession of a clear driving licence.