Recovery Worker

Recruiter
Venn Group
Location
Stroud
Posted
23 Nov 2020
Closes
27 Nov 2020
Ref
1832612615
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Drug & Alcohol Recovery Worker Immediately Required

Venn Group Social Housing and Support Recruitment Team are currently recruiting for an interim Drug and Alcohol Recovery Worker for a highly reputable support provider based in North Gloucestershire to begin temporary employment.

Location: North Gloucestershire

Contract Type: 6 weeks+

Hours: 9am - 5pm (Mon-Fri)

Responsibilities:
  • Supporting a caseload of 40-50 clients predominantly with alcohol and opiate dependencies
  • Provide advice and support via the telephone
  • Conduct detailed assessments of clients entering the service for the first time
  • Carry out in depth risk and needs assessments of clients
  • Devise and implement detailed recovery plans and keep them in constant review to ensure clients are receiving the requisite support
  • Work closely with 3rd parties including GP’s

Essential Skills:
  • Demonstrably strong experience of working with clients suffering with substance misuse
  • Strong experience of support coordination for vulnerable clients
  • Have currently worked specifically as a Drug and Alcohol Worker in the past

Desirable Skills:
  • Detailed experience of alcohol and heroin support

If you have a current DBS, relevant experience, are immediately available and would like to be considered for this position please call Emily Rex or Branwen Johns on or send an updated CV to