Drug and Alcohol Recovery Worker

    Applications closing date: 27/06/2022
    London, United Kingdom
    Job Type
    Closing Date
    Job Salary
    £15 - £21
    Salary Units
    per hour
    Greater London


    Your new company

    Hays Social Care are currently looking to expand our team of Recovery Workers for vacant roles in Newham in London as-well as across all of London regions which are for immediate start.

    Hays are the biggest recruitment agency in the UK, and so we have connections with a large base of clients.

    Your new role

    • The post holder will work as an integral part of the multi-disciplinary team at the service named above to deliver high quality provision by:
    • Supporting service users from point of entry into the service and through their treatment/recovery journey;
    • Providing screening, assessment, and recovery planning and onward referral;
    • 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.
    • The role requires a candidate that has strong experience in the drug field as they will be holding a Non-Opiate caseload.

    What you'll need to succeed

    • There will be no clients that are prescribed Opiate Substitution medication such as Methadone. Instead, the worker will run groups each week and have a caseload of around 70 clients. one to one work will also be pat of the role.
    • As there is no medication involved, the Worker needs to be able to offer Psychosocial interventions and be familiar with Relapse Prevention Strategies.

    What you'll get in return

    • Ongoing work
    • Competitive rates

    What you need to do now
    If you're interested in this role, click on the button below to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact Dan Essery on 07841097188 for a confidential discussion on your career.

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