Maidstone, Kent
£24,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Kenward Trust has a national reputation for excellence in the field of Drug and Alcohol treatment and  rehabilitation.

We are recruiting for a Senior Drug and Alcohol Worker who will act as lead  to the Recovery Worker team. The successful candidate will be required to have a minimum of 18 months experience of working within the sector and be able to demonstrate a good knowledge and understanding of Drug and Alcohol issues and treatment.

The role will include:

  • Participation in the delivery of therapeutic interventions, both group and individual.
  • Responsibility for a personal caseload, ensuring active engagement, participation and involvement within the recovery programme.
  • Ensuring the delivery of care to all residents meets the required high standards of The Trust and Care Quality Commission (CQC)

Applicants must be willing/ able to wear a mask in accordance with the Trusts Covid policy

Competitive starting salary

This is a full time 37.5 hour a week role

This role is primarily a Monday - Friday (9am -5pm) role with some weekend working required when necessary 

This is a demanding but rewarding role and candidates need to be able to work well under pressure, be able to think quickly and use their own initiative. We require strong team players who can build relationships with Residents and embrace diversity

If you have the experience and the skills that we are looking for and are able to work across a 7 day rota we would like to hear from you. 

In the first instance, please submit your CV which must be accompanied by a covering letter which clearly show how you meet the requirements set out in the attached job description. Relevant candidates may be asked to complete an Application form at a later stage. 

Refreshed on: 20 January 2021
Closed date: 01 February 2021
Tags: Social Care/Development, Practitioner