Outreach Worker

Recruiter
James Andrew Recruitment Solutions
Location
Powys
Posted
14 Sep 2020
Closes
14 Oct 2020
Ref
1696331804
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Our client, based in Powys, is currently recruiting for a number of Outreach Workers on temporary contracts up until the end of 6 months. Our client is proud to provide quality services to clients across the country.

The position is due to start immediately on a full time basis (37 hours). The hourly rate is negotiable based on experience for this position.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with clients with drug/alcohol addiction issues.

Duties will include (but not limited to):
  • Supporting individuals with drug and alcohol problems who have been given temporary accommodation by the Local Authority
  • Working with clients in their own homes to understand their individual needs and create tailored support plans
  • Providing continual advice and support about their drug/alcohol issues
  • Signposting to appropriate services when required, e.g. Social Services, the Police, Hospitals
  • Enabling tenants to maintain accommodation and develop independent living skills
  • Liaising with external agencies including the Local Authority when required
  • Completing and maintaining up to date paperwork and files for each client

Experience required:
  • Drug and alcohol client work
  • Supported living/housing facilities

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:
  • Budgeting and Benefit knowledge
  • Signposting ability

Benefits:
  • Free parking on site
  • 45p per mile reimbursement

Working hours:
  • Monday - Friday 9am-5pm

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

KEYWORDS: Substance misuse, drug and alcohol, case work, hostel, support work, supported housing

At James Andrews Recruitment Solutions we try to respond to all applications personally, however, due to the high volume of applications this is not always possible. If you have not heard back from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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