Senior Substance Misuse Practitioner

(Nottingham Recovery Network, Nottingham City)

Salary: Band 5 Equivalent £22,128 - £28,746 per annum

We are looking to recruit a Senior Substance Misuse Practitioner to work within the Nottingham Recovery Network.

The role will have its own caseload and support individuals who have had substance misuses issues who will need recovery related support as well as advice and guidance.

The post holder will provide high quality evidenced based substance misuse treatment to adults with moderate to severe dependence on substances in line with national guidance. This will be achieved through assessment, screening, care planning, recovery planning (SMART), case management, the delivery of comprehensive, structured and unstructured treatment in response to all presenting service users.

The post holder will proactively maintain contact with service users striving for positive outcomes for all to include where possible the attainment or maintenance of abstinence.

The post is required to be competent and autonomous in dealing with more complex cases and will have the experience and knowledge to competently advise more junior members of the team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Key working with clients to build successful and trusting relationships
  • Keeping records of work done with clients in the form of support plans
  • Risk assessing individuals
  • Completing 1:1 and group work

The successful candidate for the role of Senior Substance Misuse Worker will have:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care or equivalent (or working towards)
  • Professional registration or equivalent e.g. FDAP, social worker, occupational therapist, registered nurse, counselling)
  • Experience of working with alcohol or drug users in a similar role
  • A genuine passion for working with vulnerable people with substance misuse problems
  • Knowledge and understanding of the recovery process
  • Experience of delivering training/group work

For an informal discussion please contact Julie Crosby (Team Manager) on 07976 861 659.

To apply for this role, please download the forms listed below. Please read the Guidance Notes, and the Disclosure Policy before filling out and returning the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form to recruitment@doubleimpact.org.uk. Alternatively, you can post your completed application pack marked for the attention of Lisa Emmerson to: Double Impact Services, 24 Friar Lane, Nottingham, NG1 6DQ.

Closing date: 5th September 2017
Proposed Interview Date: 13th September 2017

 

            

 

Recovery Connector

Contract Type: 12 Month Fixed Term Contract
Location: Nottingham City (Nottingham Recovery Network)
Hours: 1 x 13.5 hours
Salary: £16,502 pro rata per annum (£6,021 for 13.5 hours)

We are seeking an individual who is in long-term Recovery that is passionate about supporting others to achieve abstinence and sustainable change for the future.

As a Double Impact Recovery Connector, you will understand the road to successful long term recovery from drug or alcohol misuse and the challenges faced in the journey to get you there. You will understand because you will have been through it yourself, visible proof that with the right support and help, sustained long term recovery is possible.

You will work closely with team managers, team leaders, colleagues and peer mentors, supporting service users to take the recovery journey, building their recovery capital and helping them to navigate their treatment journeys, with the aim that service users are enabled to successfully complete treatment and sustain long term recovery.

You will help us to build a culture of individual aspiration, spreading the messages amongst service users that recovery is worth aspiring to, motivating others starting on their journey by seeing the progress made by their peers.

The Recovery Connector post will provide the opportunity to build, develop skills and knowledge of working in the substance misuse field, while actively championing recovery, using your own skills and experiences to bring added value to the role. Candidates will have ideally completed the DI Mentoring Training, be reliable and have basic IT skills and familiarity with basic IT packages.

The successful candidate will uphold the values of Double Impact at all times, championing recovery and possibility thinking – a true motivator to other service users.

If you would like to discuss this position in further detail please contact Julie Crosby (Team Manager) on 07976 861 659.

To apply for this role, please download the forms listed below. Please read the Guidance Notes, and the Disclosure Policy before filling out and returning the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form to recruitment@doubleimpact.org.uk. Alternatively, you can post your completed application pack marked for the attention of Lisa Emmerson to: Double Impact Services, 24 Friar Lane, Nottingham, NG1 6DQ.

Closing Date: 31st August 2017 (12 Noon)
Interview Date: 11/12 September 2017

  

 

            

 

Mentoring & Learning Facilitator
Nottingham City

Hours: 37 hours per week (Job Share Considered)
Salary: c. £22k per annum
Contract Type: Fixed Term Maternity Cover (Starting October 2017)

We are looking for a talented individual to join our Academy team based in the City of Nottingham delivering and facilitating accredited training to adults in recovery from substance misuse.

Our Academy provides a unique progression pathway where clients (known as students) are offered, through a personal plan, a range of accredited level 1 and level 2 progression qualifications. We also provide opportunities for people to get involved in mutual aid activities and signpost and connect people to opportunities and activities taking place in their local communities.

The role will be expected to plan, teach and evaluate courses, delivering quality learning opportunities to our students. The role will also involve connecting students to a comprehensive range of community ‘assets’ including volunteering opportunities and work experience opportunities.

We are looking for people who can be champions of Recovery and be proactive in supporting the growth and profile of our Academy in Nottingham.

Candidates will have a good general level of education which will ideally include a teacher training qualification (e.g. PTLLS). Training delivery experience is important as well as experience of developing teaching and learning materials and having the ability to be able to track and monitor individual progress.

For an informal discussion please contact Lisa Emmerson, HR Manager on 07702 252 728.

To apply for this role, please download the forms listed below. Please read the Guidance Notes, and the Disclosure Policy before filling out and returning the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form to recruitment@doubleimpact.org.uk. Alternatively, you can post your completed application pack marked for the attention of Lisa Emmerson to: Double Impact Services, 24 Friar Lane, Nottingham, NG1 6DQ.

Closing Date: 28th August 2017 (12 Noon)
Interview Date: 6th September 2017

  

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We also offer a range of volunteering opportunities