Recovery Worker - Yeovil

Posted 8 March by Turning Point Featured

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.

Raising the bar for people-centred care, you'll provide advice and information to service users. Of course, that means not only putting their wellbeing first, but providing an outstanding service for their families too. People's lives will be truly changed by you. So, we'll offer you the chance to thrive on a wide range of challenges, as you build relationships throughout every stage of their recovery. By working closely with healthcare professionals such as GPs and social services, your dedication will make a better future.

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. 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.

Excellent IT skills with knowledge of Word, Excel, and Outlook etc. are essential for this role.

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.

Hours are Monday to Friday 9am-5pm, with approximately one late shift per monthly rota. Please note driving licence and access to own car is essential for this role.

Reference: 34640550

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