Luton, Bedfordshire
£24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Permanent
Job description

Homelessness; Substance Misuse Job

Your new company
You will join a talented team and be committed to taking a positive, holistic, and empowering approach to working with the people we support to people with addictions and rough sleepers..

****Please note this is a "Fixed Term Contract" until March 2023****


Your new role

  • You will have a reduced caseload that focuses on our most complex service users with the aim to initiate recovery from drug and/or alcohol dependence, to enable service users to build their own recovery capital and to support them to move into long term sustained recovery and social (re)integration
  • Our clients service's and staff will provide wraparound support to rough sleepers and will work directly with emergency accommodation to support the staff with this group of people. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals and friendly face s to help support people in leading healthier lives.
  • You will focus on engaging with people who have a history of rough sleeping and substance misuse.
  • You will have some experience of engaging with individuals with multiple and/or complex needs and demonstrate a determined approach to finding solutions. Some knowledge of one or more of the following is required: Homelessness Mental health Criminal Justice System Substance misuse No two days are the same and we treat every person who comes into our service as an individual, so being flexible, curious and a good listener are key.
  • You will have to record information about what you do, so enjoying a bit of paperwork and attention to detail is important.
  • But most of the time you will be enjoying working with people from all backgrounds, making a difference to their lives.



What you'll need to succeed

  • Must have experience working with clients who are homeless and have substance misuse addictions
  • Must be available for competency based interview on 28th January


What you'll get in return

  • To work for a leading charity and to make positive impact to those in need of support
  • Competitive salary


What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Posted on: 14 January 2022
Closed date: 18 January 2022
Job ref: 4138491
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker