Recovery Worker

Recruiter
Turning Point
Location
Slough
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Oct 2020
Closes
18 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Salary ??18,000 - ??22,450 + ??726 OFW (Pro-Rata)
Frequency Annual
Job Reference turningp/TP/3101/1113
Contract Type Fixed Term
Closing Date 14 October, 2020
Job Category Recovery Work
Business Unit Substance Misuse
Location Slough, United Kingdom
Date posted 30 September, 2020
Contract Details Fixed Term Contract - Up to 12 Months
Working Hours 37
Job Introduction

Fixed Term Contract - Up to 12 months

At Turning Point, we support people across the UK with substance misuse issues. As a Recovery Worker, you'll make a real difference to their lives as you develop the personal, flexible and realistic support packages they need to help turn things around. Passionate about people, you'll enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own life too, as you make the role your own as part of a friendly and multidisciplinary team.

Running health facilities and services on a not-for-profit basis, we invest every penny back into our care - and our people. So, if you're ambitious and focused on substance misuse, progress a Recovery Worker career with real value.

Role Responsibility

As a Recovery Worker where you can make a real difference to peoples' lives. You will manage a caseload of clients, undertake assessments, develop person centered recovery plans and support them to turn things around.

You'll enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own career too, as you gain the experience and training you need to develop as a Recovery Worker.

You'll form part of a multi-disciplinary team and work with other agencies to ensure all the service users' needs are met.

The Ideal Candidate

A track record of CQC compliance and knowledge of relapse and other barriers to recovery will be vital. An understanding of substance misuse and the Recovery Agenda is essential. It is important to have excellent communication skills and the ability to manage a varied and demanding role.

Having handled a significant caseload in a busy environment as a Recovery Worker or similar, you'll have a deep understanding of substance misuse and the Recovery Agenda. It's an extremely varied role, so flexibility, a track record of DANOS compliance and knowledge of relapse and other barriers to recovery will be vital. Naturally, we also look for Recovery Workers with excellent communication skills and, ideally, a vocational qualification, such as an NVQ 3 or equivalent. Excellent IT skills with knowledge of Word, Excel, and Outlook etc. are essential for this role. (Tested at interview) The facilitation of workshops, managing of recovery coordination sessions, compiling risk assessments and risk management plans, care planning and reduction plans are just some of the varied duties you will be providing.

About us

Why Turning Point?

As a leading health and social care provider with more than 300 locations across England, we take real pride in the services we offer.

Across the varied regions, sectors and settings we operate within, our organisation is held together by a shared vision - and our people are connected by the same values. These include belief in potential, confidence in communication, embracing positive change and always treating each other as individuals.

We run all of our services on a not-for-profit basis; instead, we invest every penny back into our services and people. We never stop believing in change for the better, and we work constantly to improve the lives of the people we support.

Our people bring our vision to life. So, if you are enthusiastic, motivated and committed to support others to fulfilling their potential, here at Turning Point, we don't just offer you a job - we offer you a career.

What Benefits Will I Receive?

Of course, we know it's not about the money. But that doesn't mean we don't reward our people for their invaluable work with a benefits package that includes:

Comprehensive opportunities to learn and develop, with silver accreditation from Investors in People
28 days' paid holiday a year, increasing with each year of service up to 30 days. Plus the option to purchase additional holidays
Flexible benefit options including cycle to work schemes and season ticket loans
Competitive pension and life assurance schemes
Employee assistance programme and access to online health and wellbeing support
Flexible working patterns to support work-life balance
Access to a wide range of discounts, including cinema tickets, grocery and high-street shopping and gym memberships

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.

Turning Point

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