Substance Misuse Outreach Worker

Recruiter
Service Care Solutions
Location
Surrey, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Sep 2019
Closes
06 Sep 2019
Ref
1234109517
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Service Care Solutions are currently supporting a drug and alcohol service in Surrey that
do everything they can to help people change and challenge their substance misuse addictions.
We are currently on the lookout for an experienced and established substance misuse outreach worker who will be expected to work 3 days a week. Salary is £24,000 (pro rata)

Full UK driving license is required with a valid DBS to be considered for this position.

This leading charity have a strong team behind them and are looking to make extra additions to expand and build the support they can provide to their current and future service users!

The role is predominantly to engage with rough sleeping citizens in the surrounding borough and to reduce rough sleeping in the community working with:

*Current rough sleepers
*Recent rough sleepers placed in short term accommodation
*Former rough sleepers at imminent risk of returning to rough sleeping

Day to day duties:
*Engage with rough sleepers
*Provide substance misuse advice and harm reduction based on the client.
*Provide ongoing support for drug and alcohol treatment.
*To ensure intervention links with Housing officers, specialists nurses and outreach teams.
*Conducting risk assessments and to update all risk management plans

For more information or the job description please call Vincent Kerrigan on (phone number removed) or email your CV directly to (url removed)

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