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Drug and Alcohol Recovery Practitioner

Guildford (On-site)
£17 - £23 per hour
Temporary (12 Weeks)
Job description

A Drug and Alcohol Recovery Practitioner is required at a service in Guildford to join the team in assisting clients with issues surrounding substance and alcohol misuse. This position will be on site 9am-5pm Monday to Friday.


  • Offer tailored, high-quality services that prioritise the individual needs and preferences of clients and their loved ones.
  • Provide education and guidance on harm reduction, including distributing needles and syringes, offering brief and extended recovery interventions, addressing blood-borne viruses, and preventing overdoses through naloxone programs.
  • Assist clients in accessing education, employment, health, and recovery support services, while also connecting them with other relevant resources.
  • Provide evidence-based, personalised psychosocial support both individually and in group settings, integrated seamlessly into comprehensive care plans, while proactively addressing any disengagement issues.
  • Empower volunteers, peer mentors, and client representatives to actively participate in the services.
  • Identify and mitigate risks in line with local, national, and organisational safeguarding policies.
  • Contribute actively to interdisciplinary review meetings both internally and externally.

Experience Required:

  • Proven track record of meeting deadlines, maintaining accurate records promptly, and staying composed under pressure.
  • Experience or evident capability in delivering high-quality services to individuals with complex needs, including conducting one-on-one sessions, facilitating group sessions, conducting assessments, and maintaining thorough and timely documentation.
  • Proficiency in IT, including Microsoft Office and various case management systems.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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Posted on: 15 April 2024
Closed date: 22 April 2024 at 13:34
Job ref: TR/029775
Tags: Social Care/Development