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Recovery Worker
Job Description

Recovery Worker

King’s Lynn

£15,932 - £17,244 (pro rata of £19,650 - £21,268) pa

30 Hours per week

Do you want to make a difference to people’s lives?

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding role?

Our client is looking for an experienced worker to provide support to adults affected by substance misuse. You will work with individuals, managing a caseload, and completing care plans within a multi-agency team; undertaking assessments and providing information, advice and needle exchange to substance users.

You will hold a caseload of around 40 clients which will include complex and challenging people with multiple needs including mental health issues; this will require excellent organisational and time management skills. Experience of working with this client group in a substance misuse setting is desired.

The office base for this post is King’s Lynn but will cover a wider geographical area comprising Hunstanton, Heacham, Burnham Market and surrounding areas. The work will be carried out within the service location and in the community; the ability to travel is essential.

Working hours are between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday with a late 8pm finish on a Thursday every two weeks. The hours can be spread over four or five days per week; the working pattern will be agreed with the successful candidate.

Our client is a value driven charity working across Norfolk and Suffolk giving help and hope through programmes with adults, young people and communities affected by drugs and alcohol. They have a vision to reach every part of the community in the most creative, effective and efficient ways. Through our client’s varied services, young people and adults receive professional advice, information, counselling, support, care and education.

Our client welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds, of any faith or none. You will join a charity that has a Christian ethos and you will share our client’s focus on their mission, values, clients and colleagues with a strong team spirit. They offer a rewarding, challenging role with their commitment to well-being and development.

Closing Date: 12pm (noon) on Wednesday 5 October 2016

Interview Date: Monday 17 October 2016

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