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Recovery Support Worker – Young Person’s Outreach Lead

The post holder will have the ability to work with clients and their families; partner agencies and other external organisations to provide a recovery support service to service users and front line workers.

Location: Wokingham
Salary: Starting from £18,799 pro rata
Hours: 18.5 hours per week
Pension: 6% After 3 months Annual leave: 27 days per annum
Other: Employee Assistance Programme 24/7

SMART has been delivering services to service users with Complex Needs since 1996.

Our innovative projects are designed to support recovery and reintegration into local communities, build confidence, self-esteem, develop skills and build recovery capital.
We are a small charity with a big heart; putting the service user at the centre of everything we do.

Our mission is to provide safe spaces to work with vulnerable people within our communities, empowering them to make positive changes and take control of their lives. We are proud of our culture and our values to be: Trustworthy, Respectful, Helpful and Honest

We are currently looking for a: Recovery Support Worker – Young Person’s Outreach Lead.

The post holder will have the ability to work with clients and their families; partner agencies and other external organisations to provide a recovery support service to service users and front line workers.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Managing the referral system, ensuring everyone wanting to access treatment can do so in required timeframes, for Adults and YP
  • Carrying out assessments identifying priorities and ongoing need, including risk assessment and management and setting initial goals, for Adults and YP
  • Delivering outreach support services for young people misusing substances, or at risk of doing so
  • Providing support to the SU accessing open access service, delivering information and advice, including harm minimisation and family support, as appropriate and needle exchange, for YP and Adults.

If you feel you are the person we are looking for and have the relevant skills and experience in this area, then we would very much like to hear from you. To apply for this opportunity, please see Job description and person specification for further information and visit our website to download and complete an application form.

SMART CJS is committed to the principles of diversity and equality of opportunity and is striving to ensure that its workforce is representative of the communities it serves.

Clearance for this role: Enhanced DBS.

Closing date for applications is: Midnight on Sunday 23rd September 2018.

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SMART Recovery Support worker -YP outreach JD (PDF)

 

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