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Trainee Substance Misuse Recovery Worker

£23,203 - £27,062 , Permanent

Posted: 20 hours ago


Make a positive change - work for The Alcohol & Drug Service

We are looking for a full-time Trainee Substance Misuse Recovery Worker based in Goole.

Salary range during Traineeship £22390 - £23203 following successful completion the salary range will be £23203 - £27062.

The Alcohol & Drug Service (ADS) are a registered charity who have been transforming the lives of people affected by drugs and alcohol misuse for over 40 years.

East Riding Partnership (ERP) - is a partnership between ADS and Humber Teaching NHS trust. It has three hubs, Hull, Bridlington and Goole. It is multi-disciplinary team led by a consultant and provides treatment services in the community. The services include aftercare, young people, community rehabilitation programme, a specialist supporting image and performing enhancing drugs/steroids and a team supporting service users and cares through a team of volunteers and peer mentors.

It is a very exciting time to be working in the drug and alcohol field, with significant new career opportunities being created.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative team, based in Goole. The role will support service users with diverse and complex needs and their families with issues relating to substance use including alcohol. The post would involve assessing need from a person centred and strength-based perspective. You will have a good understanding of recovery and have a value base that stems from a strongly held working belief in individuals' ability to change and live in recovery along with a desire to ensure each service user has access to the information and 'tools' needed to live a fulfilling life in recovery.

If you have relevant experience in the substance misuse field and have GCSE English and Maths or equivalent, we would like to hear from you.

The successful candidate will during the Traineeship undertake an academic qualification and produce a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate the competencies required of the role of Recovery Worker.

NOTE: We are unable to support sponsorship visas.

Salary & Benefits:

In return, ADS are offering:

  • Generous annual leave, 29 days annual leave per annum, rising to 31 after 2 years' service and 34 after 5; plus, Public Holidays
  • Attractive Pension Package (6% employer contribution)
  • Health Scheme
  • Training opportunities in line with the personalised learning and development plan
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Along with joining ADS at a time of exciting and fast-growing change

Working at ADS is more than a job, it's an investment of time to make a difference to the lives of people with substance misuse issues and their families.


To apply click on the link provided and you will be redirected to the company website.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

The ADS is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity. We promote the fair and equal treatment of potential and existing employees and service users.

Job Details

Full Time
Goole, North Humberside, United Kingdom
£23,203 - £27,062