24 November 2016
Faces of BMH: Arun Thottiyil Srambikkal
Job title: Recovery Navigator, Assessment and
1) What does your job involve?
I work as a Recovery Navigator in BMH's Assessment and Recovery
Team. My job involves supporting people's recovery. I deliver
person-centred care and signpost people to BMH services and wider
services to meet their needs.
2) What do you enjoy best about your
I enjoy giving direct support to service users in a way that
really makes a difference in their lives. I believe the
contribution I make has a positive influence on service users'
mental health. I enjoy the challenge, the responsibility and the
person-centred approach we take.
3) Describe how you're feeling today in three
Grateful, motivated and great.
4) What do you do to keep mentally
I eat healthily, engage in physical activities, travel to new
places and make sure I maintain relationships with my family and
5) What do you like best about Bristol?
The diversity of the people who live here. I also enjoy the city's
6) What would you recommend that people try in the
A Banksy graffiti tour, the nightlife round the harbour and the
cafes and restaurants the city has to offer (there are plenty to
choose from!). Cheltenham Road's flour &
ash has nice pizza, Tinto Lounge on Gloucester Road has good coffee
and cake and La Campagnuola on Zetland Road is a Sicilian
restaurant that's worth dining at.