To work as a Substance Misuse Recovery Worker, you will be working with a client group with drug and alcohol misuse issues. You would be working with clients providing counselling, cognitive behavioural therapy, advocacy and education.You will need to be caring and compassionate within this role and ideally the candidate will have excellent communication skills and has the ability to work well under pressure.
The post holder will work across a range of client sites and services including community clinical drug and alcohol services, HM Prison services, community criminal justice teams, residential rehabilitation and housing services.
The role will undertake a wide range of tasks and duties ranging from assessments, care planning, risk assessment and risk management.
In collaboration with medical staff you will ensure prescribing interventions are outcome-focused and fully integrated into recovery plans.
The ability to provide one to one support and key-working interventions to NICE best practice standards utilising ITEP methodologies.
Experience: 2+ years’ experience within substance misuse, previous experience working with caseloads of 40+, Outreach experience and one to one experience.
Compliance: Up to date DBS is required.
Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.