Are you looking for a rewarding new opportunity as a Recovery Worker?
If you have a compassionate nature and a genuine desire to help others, you could be just what we're looking for.
As a Recovery Worker you will be providing support and advice to people who are experiencing difficulties due to substance misuse. You will have your own caseload, working as part of our team and alongside other social care services to identify how we can help. You will develop plans with your clients to help them get their lives back to where they want them to be.
We are determined and always professional in our approach to each and every case and we never judge, we're just here to help.
There will be assessments to carry out and records you need to keep and update, that's all part of our professional commitment and service to our clients and commissioners.
If you think this could be the career for you, take the first step and apply now to join our amazing team.
About this job
You will work as part of a team with the aims of:
understanding your clients
keeping them safe
creating a plan that they can achieve with your support
checking in with them and reviewing their progress
keeping accurate and timely records of your contact with them
working effectively with other social care providers e.g. Housing, to cover all aspects of their successful recovery
continuously learning and reflecting to improve the outcomes for your clients
supporting your colleagues across the service to deliver excellent careWe welcome applications for this Recovery Worker role from candidates with experience in the following areas: Caseworker, Flexible Working, Support Worker, Care Planning, Healthcare, Substance Misuse, Social Care, Communication Skills, IT, NVQ Level 3, ONC.
Salary circa £22,687
To be successful in this Recovery Worker role, you will:
have attained ONC/NVQ level 3 or be willing to achieve this within 12 months
have some experience of working in a health, social care, or related setting
have the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with clients and colleagues alike
be able to work effectively in a team, supporting others when needed
be resilient under pressure and able to prioritise your work
have good oral and written communication skills
be comfortable using IT and digital media
be organised and able to manage your time effectively
be able to be flexible with your working hours on occasion
be happy to support other With You locations when neededYou will also need to meet our safeguarding requirements of a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.
We'll give your application priority for this Recovery Worker role if you:
have previous experience of working with people who misuse substances
knowledge of health and safety, including assessing clients in high-risk situations
Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.
At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that's staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that's right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.
We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year.
We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.
We Are With You