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Recovery Worker - FTC for 6 months - Kettering - CGL3281

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£22,371 - £25,999 per annum pro rata
22.5 per week
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 17 April 2019 - 11:45pm
Job Reference: 

Change Grow Live S2S is an Integrated Recovery Service in Northamptonshire. It provides rapid access to a range of interventions and treatment options for people experiencing problems with drugs and/or alcohol, promoting a focus on recovery and independence. We are looking for an individual to join our team; the role provides an exciting opportunity to contribute to the development and ongoing success of the Northamptonshire service, whilst making lasting changes to the local community. Individuals will need to be motivated, enthusiastic, committed and driven in order to meet the expectations of these challenging and rewarding roles. 

We are currently looking for a Recovery Worker. The post-holder will be an integral member of a multi disciplinary team, consisting of Doctors, Nurses, Recovery Champions and Peer Mentors. S2S offers a flexible and accessible treatment service incorporating specialist prescribing, rapid access to assessment, responsive titration, group work, needle exchange and evidence based Psycho Social Interventions.

The post-holder will ensure that service users consistently receive high quality services that adhere to the best practice guidelines and achieve high professional standards.

The Recovery Worker will facilitate the engagement, assessment, case management and supervision of clients and peer mentors and work within a Recovery outcome focussed culture. The focus of all interventions will be:

To reduce substance related harm to the individual and wider community

To ensure the service achieves and exceeds CQC compliance standards.

To promote healthier life styles and increase service user choice

To promote and support individuals into both abstinence based and medically assisted forms of recovery

To provide effective case management and coordination of the individual’s treatment plan

To promote carer and service user involvement

To support individuals to identify and access recovery capital within their own communities.

Change Grow Live 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 users 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.

Please note, if you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date, your application has not been shortlisted on this occasion.

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