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Recovery Support Worker

Posted by The SmartList on 10.28.2015
Job ID: 786108
Location: Chorley, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Job Category: Health Care
Salary: £19,461.00 per year
Job Views: 2041
Post Code:
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 10.28.2015

Job Description

REFERENCE: TSLRD036

LOCATION: Chorley

JOB TITLE: Recovery Support Worker

SALARY & BENEFITS: £16,633 to £19,461 dependent upon experience

WORKING HOURS: Full time

THE COMPANY: Our client has an outstanding reputation for being one of the leading providers of recovery focused clinical drug and alcohol treatment. Their focus is on ensuring they provide excellent clinical provision as part of a recovery pathway which supports and facilitates their patients to engage in genuine recovery.

Our client have developed an exciting new in-patient detoxification facility - 'The Pavilion'. The Pavilion is based in a 12 bed purpose built unit and will deliver medically managed and medically monitored detoxification for adults who require detoxification from alcohol or drugs.

THE ROLE: The succesful Recovery Support Worker NMP will provide support to The Pavilion service in relation to nursing care and prescribing. Responsibility for brief interventions, data input and reporting and ensure smooth running of Recovery clinics will be yours. As a Recovery Support Worker you will also provide assistance to the substance misuse nursing team in supporting the delivery of clinical interventions for the service in The Pavilion.

Key Responsibilities to include:

  • Assist and support the team in Psychosocial groups-creating, distributing literature across the service and liaising with patients.
  • Prepare documentation and equipment pre and post clinic and ensure the registered qualified practitioner has all the relevant information for the clinic.
  • To liaise with the Clinical Manager to ensure the collation of all information relating to the service to enable the provision of regular data activity and outcome reports for contract monitoring purposes and the senior management team as required showing service standards are achieved.
  • Ensure good working relationships are established and maintained within the service, and externally with other service providers and commissioners and other interested parties.
  • Proactively promote health and wellbeing using relevant resources available i.e. notice boards. To provide service users with support and encouragement including the dissemination of harm reduction literature.

THE CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate for the Recovery Support Worker NMP will be able to demonstrate that they are highly organised, with excellent project planning, execution and time management skills. You will Demonstrate the ability to effectively work with people regardless of their ethnic, cultural, social backgrounds, their gender, age, religious belief, disability and sexual orientation.

Key experience essential for the role:

  • Experience of working directly within the substance misuse field would be of an advantage.
  • Experience working in a clinical environment would be of an advantage.
  • Previous experience as a clinical support worker would be of an advantage.
  • Experience is desirable, and opportunities for further training will be provided for candidates with the right attitude, drive and basic level qualifications.

Does this sound like you?

If yes, then please hit the "Apply Now" button. You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to further support your CV. We will be in touch within 7-10 days to make you aware of the next steps.


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