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Substance Misuse Practitioner


Posted: 6 hours ago


Substance Misuse Recovery Worker Job Your new companyHays are recruiting for a leading charity who offer effective and innovative services that transform thousands of lives every year. Your new role

  • To deliver excellent drug and alcohol services to service users and their significant others, including family members friends and carers, to facilitate positive outcomes.
  • To manage a case load and coordinate and deliver assessment and evidence-based interventions (brief and structured), recovery planning and aftercare planning.
  • To work collaboratively with colleagues and key stakeholder across multi-disciplinary teams, ensuring adherence with all clients policies and Safeguarding principles.
    • Provide high quality, person centred, low threshold services, responding to the individual and diverse needs and preferences of our service users and their significant others.
    • Deliver evidence-based psychosocial one-to-one and group interventions as part of an effectively integrated care package and to take an assertive approach to service user disengagement.
    • Deliver harm reduction advice, guidance and education including the needle & syringe programme delivery, brief and extended recovery interventions, blood borne virus intervention, overdose prevention including naloxone programmes.
    • Enable service users to access education and employment services and health, wellbeing and recovery support activities and to signpost to other available services.
    • Support volunteers, peer mentors and service user representatives to take an active part in clients services.
    • Identify risks and take appropriate action in accordance with local, national and organisational Safeguarding policies and procedures.
    • Actively contribute to multi-disciplinary review meetings internally and externally.
    • Maintain accurate and timely records using the designated case management system in compliance with the clients Information Governance policies and procedures.

What you'll need to succeedMust have worked as a Substance Misuse Recovery Worker Must be available within two weeks What you'll get in returnFulltime workweekly pay What you need to do nowIf you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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London, United Kingdom