Reconnect Worker

Posted 25 June 2024
Salary £24,000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Social Housing Recruitment
Contact NameMegan McMenamin

Job description

We are delighted to be representing an esteemed not-for-profit organisation based in Suffolk, who are looking for a Reconnect Worker to join their passionate team on a permanent basis

The position is due to start immediately with the annual salary for the role being £24,000 per annum.

The ideal candidate will have an enhanced DBS dated within the last 3 years, drive and have access to their own vehicle.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Processing referrals and providing updates to referrer on assessment outcome

  • Learning to conduct in-depth needs assessments for all suitable referrals

  • Supporting service users as they move on by creating support plans

  • Using a holistic approach to support clients in line with individual and team targets

  • Ensuring that service users are fully connected with local services in preparation for release into the community

  • Maintaining excellent partnerships with external agencies and key-stakeholders

Experience required:

  • Experience working within substance misuse services

  • Experience carrying out assessments and risk management plans

  • Experience delivering structured interventions to service users

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Knowledge of issues facing substance misusers

  • Knowledge of the recovery agenda

  • Knowledge of safeguarding

Rewards and Benefits:

  • Flexible working days

Working hours:

  • 35 hours per week

  • Monday – Friday, 8am-4pm

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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