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Recovery Worker

  • Job reference: MP26
  • Location: Norfolk
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Drug and Alcohol Support
Job description: Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting a Recovery Worker for an NHS Service in the Norfolk. The post holder will manage a caseload and the provision of substance misuse services to people with substance misuse needs, both within the service locations and in the community.
Substance Misuse Interventions
*To work with individuals to enable them to access and engage in treatment for substance misuse.
*Provide support, advice and information to those contacting the service concerning all areas related to their health and general well-being and, where appropriate, to refer service users to clinical staff within the service or to other relevant services.
*To ensure service users and/or carers are enabled and empowered to make informed decisions about their care and delivery of that care.
*To enable service users to gain and maintain recovery.
*Provision of needle exchange and harm reduction advice.
*Provide outreach support and services in the community as needed.
*Provide cover for the telephone advice line including out-of-hours duties on a rota basis.
*Participate in the provision and facilitation of service user groups as needed.
*Provide basic screening tests for service users, such as urine testing and saliva testing.
The starting pay rate for this Recovery Worker role is between £16ph - £18ph (LTD) per hour (depending on experience) and is an initial 3 month contract (with a view to extend)
The benefits of Service Care Solutions:

* Twice weekly payroll runs
* £250 training allowance
* Excellent pay rates
* Exceptional referral bonuses
* Specialists consultants offering single point of contact
* Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
* Ltd & PAYE payment options available
* Nationwide provider of Substance Misuse staff to over 40 different NHS trusts, numerous Charities and over 200 local authorities.
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.

If you are interested in this position, please contact Michael Potts at Service Care Solution on 01772 208962 or Michael.Potts@servicecare.org.uk
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.