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Job title
Recovery Worker
Work location
Ealing, London
£22, 865 per annum (pro-rata)
Hours per week
37.5 across 3 days per week
Shift pattern
12.5 hour shifts per day - 8:00am - 8:30pm (including weekends and bank holiday)
Closing date
1 November 2020
Documents to download
Recovery Worker (C&C) Job Description SIG Application Form 2020

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dedicated and experienced Recovery Worker to join our substance misuse services based in Ealing, London across our two sites: Churchfield & Cherington. Churchfield & Cherington provides in-house community programmes; health facilities and recovery support services to individuals in active addition and in first stage treatment respectively.

As a Recovery Worker, your role is to support service users to improve their personal goals and positive outcomes by developing personal, flexible and realistic recovery-focused support packages they need in order to improve their quality of life and contribute to the reduction of harm to those who have issues with drug and/or alcohol use.

Passionate about people and enhancing the health and well-being of our service users, you'll enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own life too, as you make the role your own, within a friendly multi-disciplinary team.

This role is full-time across 3 days per week, working 12.5 hour shifts per day.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement the service’s policies and procedures in order to deliver the overall programme using a recovery focused approach.
  • Provide key work, risk assessment and support planning for service users to help successful recovery focused achievement of their personal goals.
  • Work with service users to support their recovery, health and well-being - including: attending substance use treatment services, health services, and other local services that contribute to their move-on into further treatment and/ or independent living
  • Encourage service users to establish social networks and undertake meaningful activities to assist them to develop positive coping mechanisms and to socially integrate.
  • To contribute to a high level of teamwork within the service, organisation and with other professionals who may be involved in an individual’s care

Experience Required:

  • QCF Level 3 in Health & Social Care qualification or equivalent
  • Experience of working in a recovery focussed environment
  • Ability to engage, motivate and support service users through group and one to one intervention
  • Experience of conducting risk assessments and developing, implementing and evaluating risk management plans including if safeguarding risk
  • Experience of conducting assessments and developing and implementing care plans

If you are interested in the post, please download the Job description and Application form below and send it to our Recruitment Team before the advertised closing date: recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk.

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