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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/09/2021.

Recovery Worker

Job Reference: 301-IT-21-121394

Telford Stars
£25,655 to £27,780

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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a recovery worker to join our excellent substance misuse services. STARS in Telford. The post holder will be employed by MPFT Inclusion Telford Stars for a fixed term of 12 months. We are an innovative, caring and a welcoming place to work, with a workforce who are committed and passionate about making a positive difference to individuals who misuse substances.

The post holder will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide intensive substance misuse support on a one to one and group work basis and have a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a recovery worker and caseload manager.

The post holder will have a proven track record of being committed to taking a positive, holistic and empowering approach to assessing, case management, co-ordination and multi-agency working in order to improve health and wellbeing of our service users.

Our approach is to support individuals using motivational interviewing which is designed to empower and engage individuals to make the positive changes needed to achieve improved outcomes.

Do you feel passionate about working in this way for residents in Telford? If so, we would love to receive your application. For a discussion about the role please contact Michelle Astbury


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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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