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Substance Misuse Recovery Worker

  • Job reference: CSH2021-1
  • Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Drug and Alcohol Support
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are looking for a Substance Misuse Recovery Worker to join a Community Drug and Alcohol Recovery service in Derbyshire.

Hours: 37.5 hours

Pay: £12.00 p/hr (Ltd) may be negotiable depending on previous experience.

Contract: 12 Weeks+

Responsibilities: The candidate will work within an established team, carrying a caseload providing support to service users from their point of entry into the service and throughout their treatment and recovery.

The service support individuals who are involved in the criminal justice system that have been sentenced to community orders, such as, DRR, ATR and RAR.

The team in Derbyshire offer regular 1:1 psychosocial intervention where support needs will be assessed and appropriate treatment options discussed. Service users will be provided a recovery plan and offered support including:

Harm Reduction
Physical Healthcare Assessment
Assisted Alcohol Withdrawal Medications
Opiate substitute and Relapse Prevention Medications
Detoxification and Rehabilitation
Substance Misuse Specific Counselling
1:1 and Group Work Sessions
and all other functions associated with intensive case management and care coordination.

Person Specification: It is essential the successful applicant must have a minimum of 12 months' employed experience on their CV of working within the same or similar substance misuse specific role.

Bonus: Service Care Solutions currently offer £250 referral bonus if you have any friends or colleagues looking for work who are also successful in placement with Service Care.

Interested? Please send and updated CV with relevant experience along with your telephone number to