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Substance Misuse Worker

Substance Misuse, Prescribing; Adults; Safeguarding in West Sussex

Your new 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;
  • Managing large caseloads in excess of 75
  • 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

What you'll get in return
Weekly pay at competitive rate
Ongoing contract

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.


Summary

Job type:
Temporary
Industry
Charities & Not For Profit
Location
Crawley
Specialism
Social Care
Pay
£11.24 - £16.89 per hour
Ref:
3471670
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Talk to a consultant

Talk to Fleur Neau-Gaterell, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Brighton

International House, 78 - 81 Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Telephone: 01273223660

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