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Band 5 Substance Misuse Recovery Worker

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  • Job reference: HQ00045000
    Bedfordshire
    Up to £17.69 per hour
    Contract
    Substance Misuse

    Description

    Sanctuary Criminal Justice is currently looking for a Band 5 Substance Misuse Recovery Worker to work full-time based in Bedfordshire. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of substance misuse.

    The pay rate for this locum Substance Misuse Recovery Worker job is £17.60 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 6-week contract.

    Duties:
    - To manage a caseload between 35-70.
    - To carry out drug and alcohol misuse assessment including assessment of personal strengths and recovery capital, and risks.
    - To develop recovery plans using a person-centred approach to develop, implement and evaluate needs and strengths based care plans and risk management plans in partnership with service users, carers and other professionals.
    - To liaise with professional eg GP at start of treatment, at review and discharge.
    - To offer health promotion and deliver harm reduction interventions, including needle exchange and access to physical health care including BBV and health screening.
    - To provide IBA, extended IBA, one-to-one and group interventions.

    Requirements:
    - Minimum of 2 years' experience in a similar role.
    - Experience within Drug and Alcohol treatment is essential

    Contact:
    This Substance Misuse Recovery Worker job is advertised by Hannah Rutter; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

    Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

    Reasonable Adjustments:
    If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.