Please note a full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential for this role.
At Turning Point, we support people across the UK with substance misuse issues. As a Senior 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.
As a Senior Recovery Worker, you will lead by example and provide guidance and line management support to team members whilst holding a reduced case load. Providing support to the Hub Manager to ensure service delivery targets are met. Significant substance misuse experience essential for this role as well as experience of providing line management or mentorship support.
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.
We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.