Young Adults Recovery Practitioner

    Applications closing date: 17/04/2023
    West Berkshire, United Kingdom
    Job Type
    Closing Date
    Job Salary
    £24,440 - £28,262
    South East


    Would you like to join us in supporting those effected by drug and alcohol issues to improve their health and wellbeing?

    Based within the core West Berkshire integrated Drug and Alcohol Service, this specialist practitioner role will hold a caseload of young adults and help bridge the gap between the adult and the young person’s elements of the service

    The role purpose is:

    • To deliver excellent drug and alcohol services to service users and their significant others, including family members friends and carers, to facilitate positive outcomes.
    • To streamline the transfer process between Young People and Adult services and to be able to offer bespoke interventions taking into account individual circumstances, such as special educational learning need opposed to considering age in isolation for the best-fit service.
    • To manage a case load and coordinate and deliver assessment and evidence-based interventions (brief and structured), recovery planning and aftercare planning.
    • To work collaboratively with colleagues and key stakeholder across multi-disciplinary teams, ensuring adherence with all WDP policies and Safeguarding principles.

    The core hours of this role will be Monday- Friday 9am until 5pm, but there may be some occasional out of hours work which would be considered on a rota basis.

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