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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 vincent.kerrigan@servicecare.org.uk