Recovery Worker

  • Job Reference: 7001560
  • Date Posted: 18 November 2020
  • Recruiter: South West
  • Location: Stroud, Gloucestershire, England
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Public Sector
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Drug & Alcohol Recovery Worker Immediately Required

Venn Group Social Housing and Support Recruitment Team are currently recruiting for an interim Drug and Alcohol Recovery Worker for a highly reputable support provider based in North Gloucestershire to begin temporary employment.

Location: North Gloucestershire

Contract Type: 6 weeks+

Hours:  9am - 5pm (Mon-Fri)

Responsibilities:        

  • Supporting a caseload of 40-50 clients predominantly with alcohol and opiate dependencies
  • Provide advice and support via the telephone
  • Conduct detailed assessments of clients entering the service for the first time
  • Carry out in depth risk and needs assessments of clients
  • Devise and implement detailed recovery plans and keep them in constant review to ensure clients are receiving the requisite support
  • Work closely with 3rd parties including GP’s

Essential Skills:

  • Demonstrably strong experience of working with clients suffering with substance misuse
  • Strong experience of support coordination for vulnerable clients   
  • Have currently worked specifically as a Drug and Alcohol Worker in the past

Desirable Skills:

  • Detailed experience of alcohol and heroin support

If you have a current DBS, relevant experience, are immediately available and would like to be considered for this position please call Emily Rex or Branwen Johns on 0117 930 8760 or send an updated CV to erex@venngroup.com