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Accommodation Support/Recovery Worker

  • Job reference: WM/1963
  • Location: Southport, Merseyside
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Drug and Alcohol Support
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Job description: We are currently looking for a support or recovery worker to join the supported accommodation team at a Southport service. The service's aim is to help people who are undergoing treatment for substance misuse issues.

This is a full time vacancy, Monday to Friday, initially starting on a 2-month contract to start ASAP. There is a high chance this post may become permanent!

A knowledge of the recovery process and it's different stages are essential to any candidate, this means you must be able to demonstrate an understanding of risk assessment, harm minimisation, key work and have prior experience handling your own caseload.

The service is looking for someone to start ASAP, so don't hesitate to apply! Alternatively give Will a call on 01772 208962 for a quick chat about the position.

The ideal candidate:
*Has the ability to engage with people who have or have had substance misuse issues.
*Can perform 1 on 1 key work as well as group work
*Has the ability to accurately record and report data whilst complying to the services data protection guidelines.
*Experience carrying out risk assessment and management as well as harm reduction strategies.

You MUST have:
*An up-to-date DBS
*Experience working within an outcomes-focused environment
*Understanding information governance processes and experience following necessary safeguards.

Are you interested in this position? Apply to this advert, give Will a call on 01772 208962 or email william.mcclurg@servicecare.org.uk for further information!