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Recovery Worker

Job reference: HQ00043932
Up to £16.00 per hour
Substance Misuse


This vacancy has now expired.

Sanctuary Criminal Justice is currently looking for a recovery worker to work in Haringey. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of substance misuse.

This job is to work 4 days a week.

The pay rate for this locum recovery worker job is £16 (LTD Company Equivalent) per hour and is an initial 2-month contract.

The candidate should have worked with substance misuse clients with complex needs, have experience of issuing opiate substitute prescriptions, carrying a caseload of clients with complex needs and if possible, an experience of working in a criminal justice setting

Responsibilities of the recovery worker:
- To carry out initial screening and triage assessment for new clients, and to follow up immediate risk/needs appropriately.
- To carry out in-depth strength-based assessments, including assessment of physical and mental health needs, social and support issues.
- To provide crisis intervention and duty services on a rota basis, for clients whose Keyworker is not available.
- To provide harm reduction advice, information, and support with an emphasis on safer drug use, safer sex, HIV, Hepatitis A, B, and C and other blood-borne infections.
- To carry out Dry Blood Spot testing for clients at risk from Hepatitis C, and to discuss and support service users with possible outcomes both before and after testing.

Requirements of the recovery worker:
- Recent experience working directly with substance misuse clients

This recovery worker job is advertised by Stuart Munns; 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 by contacting us. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.