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Recovery Worker

Full Time

We Are With You

Recovery Worker Richmond

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Are you looking for a rewarding new opportunity as a Recovery Worker?

If you have a compassionate nature and a genuine desire to help others, you could be just what we’re looking for.

As a Recovery Worker you will be providing support and advice to people who are experiencing difficulties due to substance misuse. You will have your own caseload, working as part of our team and alongside other social care services to identify how we can help. You will develop plans with your clients to help them get their lives back to where they want them to be.

We are determined and always professional in our approach to each and every case and we never judge – we’re just here to help.

There will be assessments to carry out and records you need to keep and update, that’s all part of our professional commitment and service to our clients and commissioners. 

If you think this could be the career for you, take the first step and apply now to join our amazing team.

This is an exciting time to join the Richmond Community Drug and Alcohol Service (RCDAS), working for We Are With You alongside our consortium partners; SLaM NHS Trust, St Mungo’s and CDARS. We are recruiting for Recovery Workers based at our Twickenham service.

RCDAS provides an excellent and first-class range of drug and alcohol treatment options to residents of Richmond. Our services are busy and dynamic, with a strong recovery focus. 

We currently operate in our main site in Twickenham, and we have various satellites throughout the boroughs. The service is located close to the high street and local amenities, and less than a ten-minute walk from Twickenham Rail station.

About this job

As a Recovery Worker you will work as part of a team with the aims of:

  • understanding your clients 
  • keeping them safe
  • creating a plan that they can achieve with your support
  • checking in with them and reviewing their progress
  • keeping accurate and timely records of your contact with them
  • working effectively with other social care providers e.g. housing, to cover all aspects of their successful recovery 
  • continuously learning and reflecting to improve the outcomes for your clients
  • supporting your colleagues across the service to deliver excellent care

Starting salary range: from £23,500 – £27,500 (not including London Weighting). London Weighting allowance of £2,759 per annum (pro- rata if part-time).

We welcome applications for this Recovery Worker role, with experience in the following areas: caseworker, flexible working, support worker, care planning, healthcare, substance misuse, social care, communication skills, IT.

Essential Skills

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • have some experience of working in a health, social care or related setting
  • have the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with clients and colleagues alike
  • be able to work effectively in a team, supporting others when needed
  • be resilient under pressure and able to prioritise you work 
  • have good oral and written communication skills
  • be comfortable using IT and digital media
  • be organised and able to manage your time effectively
  • able to be flexible with your working hours on occasion
  • be happy to support other ‘With You’ locations when needed

You will also need to meet our safeguarding requirements of a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

Desired Skills

We’ll give your application priority if you:

  • have previous experience of working with people who misuse substances 
  • knowledge of health and safety, including assessing client in high-risk situations

About Company

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year. 

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

We Are With You.

Essential Requirements

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • have some experience of working in a health, social care or related setting
  • have the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with clients and colleagues alike
  • be able to work effectively in a team, supporting others when needed
  • be resilient under pressure and able to prioritise you work 
  • have good oral and written communication skills
  • be comfortable using IT and digital media
  • be organised and able to manage your time effectively
  • able to be flexible with your working hours on occasion
  • be happy to support other ‘With You’ locations when needed

You will also need to meet our safeguarding requirements of a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

COVID-19 Recovery Worker Richmond

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