Ref. 045GS

Substance Misuse Worker

  • Location: Brighton, England
  • Salary: £24 - £24 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Criminal Justice seek a dedicated Substance Misuse Worker, invested in making a significant positive impact in the lives of people struggling with substance abuse. This role requires someone passionate about creating an environment conducive to dignity, respect, and recovery.

Key Responsibilities:

– Providing a spectrum of support services to adults struggling with substance abuse.

– Conducting comprehensive assessments to determine the needs of service users.

– Developing, implementing, and monitoring individualized recovery plans.

– Extending support to service users for various therapies and group work.

– Liaising with healthcare professionals, social services, and local authorities to coordinate care.

– Offering harm reduction advice and health education related to substance misuse.

– Ensuring all documentation, reports, and case notes are timely and accurate.

– Complying with confidentiality codes and safeguarding procedures at all times.

Person Specification:

– Prior experience in substance misuse recovery settings preferred.

– Should possess a NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) in Health and Social Care.

– Exceptional listening and communication skills.

– Proven ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.

– Proficient in understanding policy, procedure, and best practice within the substance misuse sector.

– Strong administrative skills, including proficiency in digital systems and MS Office.

– Compassionate and committed to helping those affected by substance misuse issues.

– Must be reliable, empathetic, patient and maintain professional boundaries.


– Competitive salary

– Collaborative work environment

– Ongoing training and professional development opportunities

– Wellness programs

As a Substance Misuse Worker, your work will be vital in helping clients reclaim their lives from the grip of addiction. We are committed to providing our staff with a supportive and empowering workplace, where you can make a real difference every day.

How to apply:

If this resonates with you and you believe you have what it takes to thrive in this role, please send your CV and a covering letter, detailing how your skills and experience match the job requirements.

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.

Note: Applicants must be able to work legally in the UK and hold or be willing to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.

Working with Seven Resourcing:

Established in 2011, Seven Resourcing is one of the UK’s largest suppliers of temporary and ad-hoc professionals. Rated ‘Excellent’ on Trustpilot from 2000+ reviews, and with 20+ major recruitment awards, we take pride in knowing we can find you the best possible rates and a role you can be proud of.

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