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Recovery Worker - --Scunthorpe

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Full time Recovery Worker job vacancy for alcohol and substance misuse service in Scunthorpe

A full time Recovery Worker job vacancy, specialised in substance misuse, has become available with a nationally recognised recovery service for their Scunthorpe location

Your new company

Our client is committed to creating a caring and inclusive environment, allowing both staff and service users to flourish whilst encouraging them to work to the principles of fairness and equal opportunities

Your new role

You will be delivering comprehensive clinical and psycho-social intervention services as well as provide screening, assessments, recovery planning and regular reviews to your assigned groups.

You will ensure all substance users will consistently receive high quality services and efficiently work towards developing and reviewing Recovery Care plans.

You will utilise motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioural techniques and brief interventions in both one-to-one and group settings to promote effective engagement.

You will work to reduce drug-related accidents and offer support for abstinence. This will include delivering overdose prevention training, needle exchange services and advice.

You will encourage self esteem, well-being, self-responsibility and enhanced motivation whilst ensuring that all aspects of confidentiality are adhered to as well efficiently liaise with other agencies involved with the client's broader care plan.

What you'll need to succeed

This position requires experience of working with Drug & Alcohol issues and a clear understanding of the need for and ability to deliver quality services.

You will have experience of managing your own caseload of service users and you will possess sound and demonstrable knowledge of clinical prescribing issues as well as knowledge of safeguarding vulnerable adults. You will have the ability to work with and manage challenging behaviour, coupled with excellent communication skills.

Ideally you will have a professional qualification in substance misuse, counselling or social work as well as a full driving licence with access to your own transport.

What you'll get in return

Competitive rate of pay and the opportunity to work within a well established recovery service team. This post is subject to a Disclosure Barring Serviced DBS check at an enhanced level for which Hays will cover the cost.

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Job Details

  • --Scunthorpe
  • £8.00 - £12.00 ph
  • Full-time
  • Temporary or Contract
  • Immediate start
  • Ongoing
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Jamie Pygas

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