Substance Misuse Support Workers

Recruiter
Yvonne Lewis Group
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1267353679
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Yvonne Lewis Group is looking for bank Substance Misuse Support Workers to cover ad hoc shifts and contracts in our clients supported housing projects.

Applicants must be fully experienced with working with individuals with substance misuse issues and familiar with this type of setting.

You must be able to work various hours including day shifts, waking night shifts and sleeps ins.

We are looking for candidates who:

* Have a flexible, resilient, thoughtful, therapeutic approach to their work.

* Must be self-motivating and energetic.

* Must be creative and innovative in the way you think and equally apply those qualities to your working practice.

* You will be comfortable working within a strengths and recovery framework & will ensure that all aspects of your work are delivered to the highest standard are fully compliant with organisational values and contractual requirements.

* Have a genuine passion for working with individuals and supporting vulnerable client groups

* Are reflective and can respond positively to challenges

Core Responsibilities

* Delivering a 'best practice' support service, appropriate to clients' needs.

* Ensuring the delivery of individual personalised support packages, reflective of different client needs, including culture and diversity issues.

* Knowledge of 'best practice' in both crisis intervention and planned support working.

* Ensuring clients have access to relevant external support services.

* Working with clients to agree and set goals and actions.

* Meeting clearly defined client outcome targets through key-working, support plans, risk assessments and other interventions.

* Working in line with 'health and safety' and safe guarding requirements to ensure the overall safety and security of the client.

If you like the sound of this and you think you have what it takes we would love to hear from you.

We will contact you if your application is successful and you are invited to the next stage of the selection process.

Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary

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