Recovery Support Worker
Based in Bognor Regis
Working on a 4 days on 2 days off rota (7:30am – 4:00pm & 12:00 – 8:30pm)
Salary £17,576 pa - Rising to Scale £17,922 - £19,974pa following successful completion of probation
Working within Stonepillow’s Recovery Service, a unique community based 12-bed residential rehabilitation service for people with drug and/or alcohol problems. The service is designed for people who are abstinent from substances and your role will be to support service users to increase their independence, improve their quality of life and achieve their personal goals by offering recovery focused support in the form of 1:2:1’s, group work and supporting individuals to access education, volunteering and employment.
Ideally you will have experience of working with substance misuse and/or mental health issues in a recovery orientated setting. A working knowledge of safeguarding and implementing individual support plans and undertaking risk assessments is desirable as well as experience of delivering group work.
It is essential that you will have a non-judgemental and enabling approach to supporting single homeless and vulnerable adults and have experience and knowledge of Health, Housing and Work issues facing service users who are in recovery.
If you wish to be considered for the post, please return your completed application form by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to Stonepillow, St Joseph’s, Hunston Road, Chichester, PO20 1NP. Please remember to read the Guidance Notes for Applicants prior to completing your form as this sets out the type of information we are looking for in your application.
Closing date: 23rd March 2017
Interviews will be held on the 31st March 2017
An Enhanced DBS check will be required for this post.