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ADDICTION SUPPORT WORKER 2 POSTS

Posted 15 January by NHS Fife Featured Ended
FIFE HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE PARTNERSHIP
MENTAL HEALTH – ADDICTION SERVICES
FIFE WIDE
ADDICTION SUPPORT WORKER (2 POSTS)
REF NO: FW559/01/18JE
SALARY: £17,760 - £20,727
BAND 3 - HOURS: 37.5

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 3 support worker to join NHS Fife Addiction Services. We are looking for an individual who will be part of a multidisciplinary team, working with patients who are recovering from drugs and / or alcohol dependency within the community. This role involves delivery of holistic care helping individuals access services such as counselling, healthcare, housing and education and promote healthy living, in addition to enabling patients to make life changes.

The post holder needs to be flexible and able to use their own initiative, however also having an awareness of one’s own limitations. You will be based in a community team in one of the localities throughout Fife; therefore it is necessary to be able to travel in a timely manner throughout Fife.

The post-holder will provide high standards of patient care in support of the team to ensure the delivery of safe, effective, person centred care. Good interpersonal skills are required and some of the duties may require the use of IT equipment.

Although the individual will be working within a team, they will be required to have the ability to be working within the remit of lone working.

Although SVQ level 3 Health & Social Care is not a necessity, it would be advantageous to be working towards this or an equivalent qualification.

For informal enquiries please contact Ingrid Pitt or Aimee Ross on.

A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.

NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. All applicants are required to confirm their right to work in the UK in their application. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK), European Community (EC) or European Economic Area National please state the visa category under which you are legally entitled to work in the UK on your application form and the expiry date of your leave to remain in the UK.

Application forms can be downloaded from , saved to your PC and returned to the recruitment team by email attachment. You can also request an application pack by email quoting the job reference number.

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We will acknowledge all returned application forms within 24 hours of receipt.

We do not accept CV applications. Applications may be considered on a job share basis.

CLOSING DATE: 12 NOON ON 23RD JANUARY 2018

Reference: 34229200

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