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Date Added: Tue 03/11/2020

Recovery Worker (2/3 Days Work From Home)

Buckinghamshire, UK
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Job Type: Temporary

Salary: £16 - £20 / hourly

Recovery worker vacancy

Agency ref: 6996080

Our client, a charity in the Buckinghamshire area; are currently recruiting for a Recovery Worker for their service which specialises in supporting clients with alcohol and opiate misuse issues.

Length: 2-3 months ongoing

Location: Buckinghamshire (2-3 days per week working from home)

Hours: 37 hours, Monday to Friday 9-5, with one evening per week until 8pm

The position involves:

  • Managing a large caseload of 50 clients with alcohol and opiate misuse issues
  • Conducting interviews, further assessments and recommending appropriate recovery options or additional support services for clients
  • Facilitating group sessions including one to ones and motivational interviewing
  • Maintaining accurate and up to date records and following operational monitoring procedures
  • Completing complex assessment forms catering specifically to the clients group including assessments of newly referred clients from the criminal justice sector
  • Maintaining sustained engagement from clients in their recovery programme and developing excellent working links between services

Essential requirements:

  • Previous experience working with vulnerable adults and managing a large caseload
  • Significant experience in assessing clients' needs within a drug and alcohol service and building appropriate support packages
  • A recent enhanced DBS with adult's workforce, preferably within the last year or willingness to obtain a new one

To apply for this excellent opportunity please email your updated CV to #removed# or call 01908295000

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