Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Engagement Practitioner

Engagement Practitioner required based in Colchester for drug and alcohol service.

  • 3 months contract

  • Part time (2 days per week)

  • £16 - £18 per hour (Depending on experience)

Our client aim to empower a diverse range of individuals, families and communities to lead healthy and more meaningful lives, free from addiction, offending behaviour and disadvantage, to ensure healthier, happier lifestyles.

Job Details

  • The Engagement worker will manage the Open Access service including the Needle Exchange, and will work with service users, encouraging them to engage with a wide range of treatment options and harm reduction strategies and manage a caseload in line with the service model and operational policies.

Essential requirements

  • To hold a relevant qualification and/or at least 2 years' experience working with substance misuse and or managing volunteers

  • A commitment to multi-agency working and work in partnership with other agencies within the treatment system to achieve good outcomes for clients

  • The ability to deliver relapse prevention interventions using evidence based practice