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Substance Misuse Practitioner -
As a Substance Misuse Practitioner, you will work closely with other internal and external agencies to provide support to rough sleepers or those at risk of rough sleeping due to substance misuse issues as identified through rough sleeper task force meetings.
Due to the complexities of and the toxic trio many of the rough sleepers are experiencing and the post holder will have specialisms in order to assist the clients embracing the concept of recovery, and establishing links within public health to ensure they are accessing the help and medication required to ultimately prevent vulnerable people rough sleeping.
Hours of work
25 hours per week.
The working pattern will be between Monday and Friday
Salary & benefits
£16,640 per annum.
Annual leave entitlement, access to work-
Qualifications & Experience:
Qualifications at level GCSE or above in English, Maths.
To have relevant experience with supporting those with Substance misuse issues, including Substance misuse counselling.
Have proven experience of experience of working in addition recovery services for a minimum period of two years
Be Computer literate being able to use word processing, data bases, & report writing.
Full UK driving licence and use of own vehicle is essential. You may be required to add business use cover to your insurance policy (policy & insurance company dependant).
Enhanced DBS Certificate is required for all applicants.
The Health & Wellbeing Specialist
Location of Work:
Operating across the Telford and Wrekin area as required by the service.
Working closely with the Health & Wellbeing Specialist, Positive Diversion Team, KIP and STaRS, you will provide support to those rough sleeping or at risk of rough sleeping who have substance misuse issues as identified by the Rough Sleeper Task Force.
You will provide a person centered, evidence-
Duties and Responsibilities: