Recovery Worker (Substance Misuse)

Social Care
Job Type:
Full Time
South East

£22,900 to £24,500 per annum
£22900 - £24500 per annum

Recovery Worker required to provide a dedicated comprehensive recovery focused service for people with drug and alcohol misuse across Bucks, by providing structured psychosocial interventions, group work and harm minimisation support within a recovery framework.  Salary £22,961 -  £24,561 p.a. depending on skills and experience.   A vocational qualification e.g. NVQ 3 in Health & Social Care or equivalent qualification is essential for this role as is demonstrable education and/or training in substance use work. The role will be based at Aylesbury and / or High Wycombe.
-Provision of drug and alcohol treatment to service users within the locality
-Holding a caseload of service users and being responsible for offering a range of interventions to that individual
-Supporting a service user through their treatment journey from beginning to end
-Embracing the concept of recovery and demonstrating this in your clinical work
-Ensuring that your work is evidence based, up to date and in accordance with current policy and legislation
-Keeping up to date and accurate records and documentation 

Skills and Expertise:
-A good working knowledge and understanding of service users with drug and/or alcohol related problems
-Experience in managing a caseload of service users with complex needs
-Awareness of issues faced by others involved with people experiencing drug and alcohol related problems
-Proven verbal and written communication skills with the ability to tailor the message to the audience
-Able to deliver a range of services/treatments/interventions in a person centred, non-judgmental manner
-Able to demonstrate flexibility and creativity when developing support packages
-Collaborative team working skills
-Adaptable and able to work in a challenging and changeable environment
-Ability to deliver against agreed objectives and targets 

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