Alcohol Recovery Worker

  • Job Reference: PBO 6870350
  • Date Posted: 13 August 2019
  • Recruiter: Venn Group Limited
  • Location: Avon
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Public Sector
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: Interim
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Temporary Alcohol Recovery Worker
Immediately Required via Venn Group
The Contract Recruitment Specialists

Location: Bath
Duration: 3 months +
Hours: 18.75 Mon to Fri (9am – 5pm) worked over 2.5 weekdays

Flexible working may be available subject to the requirements of the service, the business and operational management

Responsibilities:  

  • Provide alcohol misuse support, advice and information to service users with complex needs, mental health conditions and struggling with addiction
  • Deliver 1:1 sessions to agree aims and objectives, plan the way forward and facilitate positive change
  • Update and maintain support plan reviews
  • Complete risk assessments and alcohol audits
  • Plan and deliver group based interventions
  • Signpost service users to appropriate treatment services and work collaboratively with specialist drug and alcohol services
  • Manage a caseload of alcohol clients, ensuring a high quality of service is received by all
  • Provide alcohol awareness information and harm minimisation advice
  • Attend professional and multi-agency meetings to promote the service and to advocate on behalf of service users

Essentials:

  • Experience and knowledge of mental health and substance misuse
  • Enhanced current DBS
  • Excellent level of IT literacy in MS Office products and case management systems


Desirable Skills
 

  • Experience of working in drug and alcohol treatment or related services

Experience of planning and delivering group based interventions

To apply for this role or to find out about other Housing jobs, please contactPhoebe Orchard on the Bristol Housing Recruitment team on 01179 308760 or porchard@venngroup.com