Recovery Worker - Roads to Recovery - Oxfordshire

Posted 4 April by Turning Point Featured

At Turning Point, we support people across the country with substance misuse. 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 opportunity and support to enhance your own life too, as you make the role your own as part of a friendly and multidisciplinary team.

Our Oxfordshire Roads to Recovery Service is an integrated community drug and alcohol service that offers support to individuals across the county. Our Recovery Hubs are based in Oxford, Banbury, Witney and Didcot, we also deliver services within Shared Care GP Practices across the County. You will work within a supportive multi-disciplinary team working with Doctors, Nurses, Clinical Psychologist, Support Workers, Counsellors and Peer Mentors working to improve the well-being of a wide range of service users.

We're looking for Recovery Workers who are natural at building relationships whether that's with service users, social services, clinical services, mental health teams, probation professionals or recovery support. Your strong links with colleagues and other agencies will ensure we're providing tailored, seamless support. Your goal is to access hard to reach groups and support people at risk of dropping out of treatment to stay engaged and progress into recovery.

We are seeking a number of Recovery Workers that will join an established team and you will be based in one of our Oxfordshire Recovery Hubs. You may have experience of the substance misuse sector or may have transferable skills and be looking for a change. Having handled a significant caseload in a busy environment, you'll have an understanding of substance misuse and the recovery agenda. Naturally, we look for our Recovery Workers to have excellent communication skills and an ability to be flexible and take on an extremely varied role.

Delivering health and social care services as a social enterprise, we invest every penny back into our care - and our people. So, if you're ambitious and focused on helping people with substance misuse issues, choose a Recovery Worker career that adds real value.

We want to invest in you. Train you. And support you to secure a future with a sector leader. So, you'll need to be highly motivated, wth big ambitions and even bigger potential.

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

Reference: 34502949

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