Recovery Worker

01 Sep 2017
19 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Recovery WorkerOur client are a social enterprise that empowers people to break the cycle of crime or addiction to move forward with their lives. For more than 25 years they have been working with people to build positive and productive lives, whatever their past. Their belief is that anyone is capable of lasting change. Services have supported thousands of people to make positive changes and build productive lives with a job, family, friends and a sense of community.They currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Recovery Worker to join a East Kent Community Service based at Canterbury.Role OverviewYou will be part of an integrated healthcare framework to provide support to drug and alcohol users aged 18 and over. The service deliver client centred treatment using both harm reduction and abstinence based approaches depending on the requirement of the individual client.To take up this fantastic opportunity you will have experience of supporting people with addiction issues including need and risk assessing and care planning. You will have strong administration skills, knowledge of different recovery models and of facilitating groups and be committed to the vision and mission of The Forward Trust.Excellent benefits package including work-related clinical supervision allowance, Simply Health coverage, competitive annual leave entitlements and a contributory pension scheme. We also support our employees to achieve both professional and personal development.A committed to equality of opportunity. We select candidates based their abilities and skills and nothing else. We are dedicated to enhancing the diverse profile of our organisation to reflect the communities within which we work and welcome applications from candidates who are themselves in recovery.How to applyIf you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please complete the online application form by clicking the link provided.Keywords Recovery, Worker, Case Management, Care planning, Risk assessing, addiction recovery