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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/06/2021.

Alcohol Recovery Worker

Job Reference: 301-IT-21-113971

One Recovery Bucks
£24,907 - £30,615

Inclusion, created in 2002 is part of the Specialist Services Care Group of Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT).

We believe that the individuals and families who use our services should receive high quality, committed and inclusive services realising all the benefits a modern national NHS organisation can bring. To do this, we need a well trained and supported workforce and place significant investment in training and development opportunities. We have market-leading opportunities and terms and conditions.

We are proud to have dedicated, passionate and professional staff across our services. We employ a broad spectrum of roles to ensure we meet the needs of those we work with. This includes Doctors, Nurses, Therapists, Allied Health Professionals, Psycho-social Workers, Peer Mentors and Volunteers.

There has never been a better time to join Inclusion (and the Trust); take a look at our Benefits Leaflet to see what else we can offer you.

The Trust works in partnership with the NHS programme ‘Step into Health’, supporting ex-service personnel into a career in the NHS.

Are you looking for a role with a difference?

These are newly funded posts within The Specialist Alcohol Team within One Recovery Bucks (ORB).

ORB is provided by Inclusion, who as part of a large and modern NHS Foundation Trust have an excellent reputation for valuing and investing in our workforce with services across England including Sexual Health, Mental Health, Psychological Therapies and Addiction.

We are looking for two dedicated and enthusiastic individuals who are committed to shaping this role, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and add to our skilled and experienced multi-disciplinary team. You will be passionate about supporting alcohol users and ideally have experience of working within substance misuse, criminal justice or homelessness settings.

As an Alcohol Recovery Worker Lead (band 5) you will be responsible for supporting the alcohol detox nurses providing clinical interventions and you will provide evidenced based psycho-social interventions.

Our service is busy, and at times challenging supporting those most in need, but the reward of working as part of a team and making a difference is immeasurable. Our team is friendly and supportive and you could be our missing piece we are looking for.

As an NHS employer we offer an excellent employment package including:

  • Generous annual leave
  • Incremental salary scales
  • Excellent training opportunities
  • Excellent salary pension scheme
  • Excellent occupational health and wellbeing support

The Trust actively encourages applications from members of our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities;it’s important to us that our workforce reflects the diversity of our communities as much as possible.

Part time, job share and flexible working applications will be considered and supported, where possible. We are a Disability Confident Employer applicants who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria in the job description will be invited to interview

If this sounds like your dream job and you want to work to reduce stigma, provide support and promote positive conversations around mental health and substance misuse whilst being part of a friendly and supportive team then please apply.

For an informal discussion please contact Tracy Braddock - Service Manager Tel: 07773966355 or Mark Prescott – Clinical Lead Tel: 07773966263


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Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and operates a no smoking at work policy.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust has a positive attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.

PLEASE NOTE: should we have a high volume of applications the Trust may close the vacancy early.

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