Harm Reduction Worker – SDAS

    Turning Point
    Applications closing date: 31/01/2023
    Location
    Taunton, United Kingdom
    Job Type
    Category
    Closing Date
    2023/01/31
    Job Salary
    £23,000
    Region
    South West

    Description

    Do you want to help build a brighter future for communities and individuals in Taunton doing a highly rewarding job.

    Turning Point’s drug & alcohol services are currently expanding during a really exciting time in the sector with new funding and investment. We have a range of roles for people passionate about supporting others to make change.

    We have roles in different teams including:

    • Community based treatment services: providing assessment, coordinating treatment and working partnership to support individuals. The roles include delivering structured psycho-social interventions in group and one to one level to enable our service users to acquire thinking skills and behaviours to make lasting change.
    • Homeless outreach provision: Targeting homeless individuals, offering a flexible and outreach response to highly vulnerable individuals sleeping rough or living in temporary accommodation
    • Criminal Justice rehabilitation/recovery services:  working closely with the Probation Services, Prisons and Police to provide a rapid, tailored response to individuals that support their recovery and rehabilitation

    As a Harm Reduction Worker we offer a starting salary of £23k rising each year in line with our pay progression salary bands, rising to £27k per year.

    You will have opportunities to progress your career with a structured learning journey and clearly defined career pathways that will enable you to achieve your long term goals and work to your strengths.

    Whether you are looking to progress into a management and leadership role or to be a specialist in your field as an Advanced Substance Misuse Practitioner at Turning point we will support and encourage you on your career journey.

    Please Note: A Full UK Driving License and Access to a Vehicle is an Essential Requirement. 

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