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Substance Misuse Worker

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

Seven Criminal Justice are currently seeking a dedicated and compassionate Substance Misuse Worker to join our team in Peterborough. This is an excellent opportunity to make a real difference in people’s lives and contribute towards combating substance misuse at the community level.

Job Responsibilities:

1. Provide one-to-one counselling and support to individuals dealing with substance misuse issues.

2. Work hand in hand with other social, health, and non-governmental agencies to provide cohesive care for clients.

3. Conduct assessments and create personalized recovery plans.

4. Facilitate group therapy sessions.

5. Provide education and advice about substance misuse to clients, their families, and the wider community.

6. Monitor and report on, clients’ progress during treatment.

7. Advocate for the rights of individuals living with substance misuse issues.

8. Help clients rebuild relationships and reintegrate into society.

9. Consistory update your knowledge regarding changes in substance misuse treatment methodologies.



1. A degree in Social Work, Counselling, Psychology, or a related field. Alternatively, relevant equivalent work experience will also be considered.

2. Experience working with individuals dealing with substance misuse is preferred.

3. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

4. Knowledge of the current legislation and boundaries relating to substance misuse.

5. Ability to provide empathy and a non-judgmental approach.

6. CRB/DBS check clearance.

7. Flexibility in working hours as per the needs of the clients.

8. Knowledge of local community resources will be an added advantage.

This role requires compassion and a strong dedication to helping others, coupled with a professional approach to handling potentially difficult scenarios. If you are a patient, reliable and resilient individual who is passionate about helping people make positive changes in their lives, this role could be the perfect opportunity for you.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to the specified email address or apply through our online portal.

Note: Due to the volume of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted.

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