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Recovery Worker

Substance misuse; prescribing; recovery work


The Company 

You will be joining an established organisation which places the service user at the heart of everything they do. This organisation is focused on supporting vulnerable people in the community.

This organisation primarily supports service users are whose lives have been held back by a range of social issues and concerns, including substance misuse and other forms of addiction, homelessness, poverty, unemployment, domestic abuse, mental health issues and offending.

Therefore, they are committed and passionate about getting service users lives back on track.

Your new role

  • Supporting service users from point of entry into the service and through their treatment/recovery journey;
  • Must have experience working within a prescribing service with clients addicted to Opiate Substances.
  • Providing screening, assessment, and recovery planning and onward referral;
  • Must have worked and have experience with prescribing practices and clients addicted to opiate substances;
  • Managing large caseload of clients who are addicted to opiate substances;
  • Reducing drug and alcohol related harm to service users and the wider community;
  • Promoting carer, service user and community involvement;
  • Providing advocacy for access to partnership services;
  • Working with service users to support social (re)integration, enabling them to lead meaningful and purposeful lives: promoting recovery, resilience, peer support and self determination.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Must be available within 1 weeks notice
  • Must be signed up-to the DBS Update Portal Service
  • This role will be split between Watford and Hemel Hempstead and important you can work at both projects. 


Summary

Job type:
Temporary
Industry
Charities & Not For Profit
Location
Watford
Specialism
Social Care
Pay
Negotiable
Ref:
3417273
Closing date
Wed Oct 31 11:59:59 GMT 2018
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