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Recovery Link Worker - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

  • Job reference: RLWSOUTH01
  • Location: Southend-On-Sea, Essex
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Drug and Alcohol Support
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are working with a leading substance misuse charity who are recruiting for a Recovery Worker, the main objection of the role is to engage rough sleeping clients on to the service for further support around substance misuse problems.

Monday - Friday
37.5 Hours per week
£22,819.26 - 26,519.35 (Dependent on experience)
Fixed term contract for 12 Months

Day to day duties:

- To provide rough sleepers in Southend to have direct access to drug and/or alcohol
treatment, supported by outreach.

- To work as part of a multi-agency partnership to address community safety issues and reduce
the fear of crime.

- To identify and target entrenched individuals including those unwilling to engage
with services by providing assertive outreach.

- To divert / reconnect people who are new to Southend when appropriate and to
encourage people to return to their home communities.

Essential requirements:

- Must have a valid DBS
- Full UK drivers license and access to a vehicle
- Previous experience working with substance misuse service users.

If you would like to apply to this role please call Vincent Kerrigan on 01772 208962 or email your CV directly to