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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/12/2020.

Recovery Worker - Croydon Recovery Network

Job Reference: J192-A-20-10210

Turning Point
Substance Misuse
Up to £22,450 + £3,633 ILW

Job Introduction

At Turning Point, we support people across the UK with substance misuse and alcohol issues and are looking for new Recovery Workerto join us at our Croydon Recovery Service.

Running health facilities and services on a not-for-profit basis, we invest every penny back into our care - and our people. So, if you're ambitious and focused on substance misuse, progress a Recovery Worker career with real value.

Role Responsibility

Working in a variety of settings, you’ll develop personal, flexible and realistic support packages based on people’s individual circumstances. In this busy role, no two days will be the same as you manage a large, interesting caseload without compromising on quality. This is a wide and varied role, which give you challenges and opportunities daily.

Working side-by-side with your own caseload of service users, you’ll coordinate individual treatment journeys and offer the people-centred care they come to us for. That means you’ll also build relationships with families and professionals to make sure each person gets the right care for their needs.

A can do attitude is essential, as is the flexibility to meet the demands of this provision, which will include late nights/early starts and weekend work.

Part of a friendly and multidisciplinary team you will also be expected to work with a wealth of partners to support service users to build their recovery.

The Ideal Candidate

Having handled a significant caseload in a busy environment as a Recovery Worker, you'll have a deep understanding of substance misuse and the Recovery Agenda. It's an extremely varied role, so a track record of successfully supporting people to complete treatment, knowledge of relapse and other barriers to recovery will be vital.

Excellent communication and IT skills are essential for this role and applicants with experience of delivering interventions for treatment of alcohol misuse will be viewed favourably.

About us

Why Turning Point?

As a leading health and social care provider with more than 300 locations across England, we take real pride in the services we offer.

Across the varied regions, sectors and settings we operate within, our organisation is held together by a shared vision – and our people are connected by the same values. These include belief in potential, confidence in communication, embracing positive change and always treating each other as individuals.

We run all of our services on a not-for-profit basis; instead, we invest every penny back into our services and people. We never stop believing in change for the better, and we work constantly to improve the lives of the people we support.

Our people bring our vision to life. So, if you are enthusiastic, motivated and committed to support others to fulfilling their potential, here at Turning Point, we don't just offer you a job – we offer you a career.

What Benefits Will I Receive?

Of course, we know it's not about the money. But that doesn't mean we don't reward our people for their invaluable work with a benefits package that includes:

  • Comprehensive opportunities to learn and develop, with silver accreditation fromInvestors in People
  • 28 days’ paid holiday a year, increasing with each year of service up to 30 days. Plus the option to purchase additional holidays
  • Flexible benefit options including cycle to work schemes and season ticket loans
  • Competitive pension and life assurance schemes
  • Employee assistance programme and access to online health and wellbeing support
  • Flexible working patterns to support work-life balance
  • Access to a wide range of discounts, including cinema tickets, grocery and high-street shopping and gym memberships

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.

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