N7, London
£24,633.89 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Phoenix Futures is looking to recruit a passionate and solution focussed Recovery worker as part of our Building Futures service at HMP Pentonville. You will be providing harm reduction to those with substance misuse issues and supporting in their recovery through relapse prevention and care planning. You will also act as an advocate for these service users, signposting and referring to the necessary agencies in order to support them in their recovery holistically

As a Recovery worker you will have knowledge of recovery, care planning and relapse prevention activities and will have the ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external agencies.

As an individual, we are looking for someone who is self-motivated, can work on their own initiative, but more importantly, as part of a team. You will need good communication and organisational skills. Successful candidates will be dynamic and forward thinking with keen insight into preventative and early intervention methods. The ideal candidate will have experience working with vulnerable adults presenting with substance, alcohol and associated issues as well as an understanding of the custodial support available.

The Phoenix Futures Group has more than 50 years’ experience of developing and delivering pioneering substance misuse services. We believe in being the best and that is why we constantly strive to learn and innovate, to challenge ourselves, to adapt and to work together with others who can bring valuable expertise.

What we offer

  • Training opportunities and career development
  • Employee Benefits and Reward Scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 25 days (rising to 30 with length of service) Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme 
  • Death in Service Payment
More about Phoenix Futures

At Phoenix Futures, we’ve been helping individuals, families and communities recover from drug and alcohol problems for over 45 years. Read more

Refreshed on: 06 December 2021
Closed date: 12 December 2021
Job ref: 2032
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker