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Recovery Practitioner posted by The Matthew Project

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Full Time
King's Lynn
£9,923 - £10,740 / year

Job Description

Recovery Practitioner

King’s Lynn

£9,923 - £10,740 (pro rata £19,847 to £21,481) per annum

18.5 Hours per week

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

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding role?      

The Matthew Project 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. We have a vision to reach every part of the community in the most creative, effective and efficient ways. Through our varied services, young people and adults receive professional advice, information, counselling, support, care and education.      

We are 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 50 clients which will include complex and challenging people with multiple needs including mental health issues. 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 across West Norfolk. The work will be carried out within the service location and in the community; the ability to travel is essential.

This post is within Norfolk Recovery Partnership, a partnership between the Matthew Project, Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust and Rehabilitation for Addicted Prisoners Trust (RAPt).

We welcome 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 focus on our mission, our values, our clients and colleagues with a strong team spirit. We offer a rewarding, challenging role with our commitment to well-being and development.

How to Apply

You can visit the Matthew Project’s website and apply through their jobs page, or click the apply button below and you will be redirected to the website.

You will need to complete the online application process to be considered for this role. Further information about how to apply is available from the Matthew Project’s website.

Closing Date:  12pm (noon) on Wednesday 13 September 2017

Interview Date: Thursday 21 September 2017 at our offices in Norwich

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