An exciting opportunity has arisen within St Helens Integrated Recovery Service, for a Recovery coordinator Opiates post to work across St Helens.
St Helens Integrated Recovery Service offers rapid and open access to assessment and interventions for people experiencing issues with drugs and / or alcohol. St Helens are promoting movement from addiction to independence by providing a range of clinical and psychosocial interventions, including one-to-one structured support, Foundation of Recovery, community detoxification and Harm Reduction interventions.
Under the direction of the Team Leader the post holder will have care co-ordination responsibilities alongside the tasks of recovery planning, risk assessing, risk management planning and client-centered reviews. In addition, knowledge and experience of Medically Assisting Recovery and psychosocial interventions, engage collaboratively alongside colleagues – including peer mentors, volunteers, nurses and doctors, to ensure an integrated package of care. You will be committed to a positive, holistic and empowering approach to care co-ordination and will work with service users to initiate recovery from drug and alcohol dependence, to enable service users to build their own recovery capital and to support them to move into long-term sustained recovery and social (re)integration.
You will be committed to high quality service provision and the active involvement of service users in all aspects of your work. You will have some training of relevance or be suitably qualified, and have experience when it comes to addressing substance misuse issues within a busy and dynamic integrated drug and alcohol service. It is expected that weekend and evening work will form part of your brief, as well as being able to work flexibly across the St Helens borough. The ideal candidate will be committed to promoting a recovery community and service user choice, while supporting service users to live healthier lives.
In return, we offer a package of development opportunities and the chance to get involved in a creative and innovative service which has built up a strong and vibrant recovery community.
Change, Grow, Live (CGL) are committed to creating an inclusive environment, which celebrates difference and allows our staff and service users to flourish. We recruit the very best staff from a wide range of backgrounds, ensuring service user’s benefit from our diverse skills and expertise.
We always work to the principles of fairness and equality of opportunity in all our recruitment processes.
We also expect an assertive approach to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults, and applicants to these posts will need to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to best safeguarding practice.