Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Recovery Practitioner - Bexley

About the client:

Service Care Solutions are working with a reputable non profit provider who deliver crucial support to individuals that are suffering with drug and alcohol addiction, starting in the late 70's originally offering accommodation solutions to recently released prisoners they are now recognised as a nationwide provider that help thousands of service users on a daily basis within the community, what they hope to achieve in the future is to continue to make a positive difference in people's lives.

Organisational Values:

Believing In People, Being Open, Being Compassionate, Being Bold and Making a Difference.

The Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate for this opportunity will be highly driven, requiring someone who can identify positivity within a service user and the ability to develop the potential within.

Competent in updating paper work with a keen eye on attention to detail, listening skills are also a key aspect of this role.

Recovery Practitioner required based in Kent for a drug and alcohol service.

  • On-going contract

  • Start date - ASAP

  • Full time (Monday - Friday)

  • £18 - £20 per hour (negotiable depending on experience)

Job Details

  • Manage a case load of service users, conducting assessments, evidence-based interventions (brief and structured), recovery and aftercare planning.

  • Deliver harm reduction advice, guidance and education including, needle & syringe exchanges, brief and extended recovery interventions, blood borne virus interventions and overdose prevention advice.

  • Support the day-to-day delivery of excellent drug and alcohol services to service users and their significant others, including family members friends and carers.

Essential requirements

  • NVQ Level 3 in Health and social care or equivalent or ability to complete this qualification.

  • An understanding of harm reduction approaches and their application across a variety of substances including prescribing requirements.

  • Experience of conducting assessments and developing, implementing and evaluating SMART care plans.