Engagement Worker

Change Grow Live
Applications closing date: 24/05/2024
Brough, United Kingdom
Job Type
Closing Date
Job Salary
£24,466.99 - £26,110.87
Yorkshire and Humber


Believe in people?  

So do we. 

Are you a compassionate and forward-thinking individual seeking an opportunity to make a real difference? At Change Grow Live, we're not just another drug and alcohol service, we're a vibrant community dedicated to fostering a culture of support and inclusivity for individuals using our service.

Change Grow Live is deeply committed to positively impacting the lives of those using our services. Guided by our core values of being open, compassionate and bold and our team members apply these daily to achieve our objective of helping people change the direction of their lives, grow as individuals and live life to its full potential.

We're seeking a Engagement Worker to join our compassionate and diverse team in HMP Humber - a group of professionals committed to supporting individuals with compassion. 

As an Engagement Worker, you will play an essential role within HMP Humber. As part of your role you can be expected to:- 

  • Conduct welfare reviews for clients who are requesting immediate support
  • Completing urine screens for men that require, as identified by allocated case co-ordinator.
  • Complete initial assessments for self-referrals identifying those who are suitable for service and closing those who need no on-going support. Opening care plans with SMART goals that will be continued by recovery co-ordinators.
  • Open line of communication with departments in the establishment such as chaplaincy or families and keeping clients and the team up to date with changes or events.
  • Manage detox gym waiting lists and communicate this with gym staff on a weekly basis
  • Identify from point of initial assessment the brief intervention clients and complete the PSI if this is 3x sessions or less. Inclusive but not exhaustive of topics: substance awareness, harm reduction and relapse prevention.
  • Visit all men identified under the influence within daily brief the day prior to offer harm reduction session and continued support as necessary
  • Check MDT outcomes on a weekly basis to identify any failed urine screens. Task recovery co-ordinators with outcome for information purposes and visit all to offer support in relation to this

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