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Opioid Recovery Worker – Substance Misuse

  • Kent, Kent, England
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Gurmail Singh
  • £24000 - £26500

Seven Criminal Justice are Recovery Practitioners to work in Gravesend, Kent. The role involves supporting people around substance abuse and in particular opiate treatment. Applicants should possess excellent communication and casework attributes, be confident using IT, have proven experience of working with people with complex needs and should have excellent engagement skills.

The role:

You will be required to deliver a combination of individual and therapeutic group interventions with adults. You will be skilled in employing a range of therapeutic techniques to elicit attitudinal and behavioural changes in participants.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting service users from point of entry into the service and through their treatment/recovery journey
  • Providing screening, assessment, and recovery planning and onward referral
  • Reducing drug and alcohol related harm to service users and the wider community
  • Promoting carer, service user and community involvement
  • Providing advocacy for access to partnership services
  • Working with service users to support social (re)integration, enabling them to lead meaningful and purposeful lives: promoting recovery, resilience, peer support and self determination.
  • Recognised psycho-social interventions
  • 1to1 key work, POD and group work
  • Clinical interventions
  • Harm minimisation and brief interventions

Applicant Requirements:

  • Experience: Excellent understanding of drug and alcohol issues and experience of working within a related field.
  • Compliance: DBS
  • Hours: Full time
  • Salary: £24,000 – £26,500

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