London, Greater London (On-site)
£25,085 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Job Description

Phoenix Futures is looking to recruit a passionate and solution focussed Recovery worker as part of our Non-Opiate team in Lambeth.  As a Recovery worker you will have both intervention duties alongside managing your own caseload. 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. Join us and we will support you to contribute to the creative development of our treatment and recovery approach to meet the needs of our service users, our commissioners and stakeholders. 

What’s in it for you

At Phoenix we value our staff and aim to be an employer of choice. That’s why we have developed a range of benefits, including:

  • 25 days’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays (increasing each year to a maximum of 30 days)
  • Opportunity to access potential yearly salary increments subject to appraisal up to £29,585
  • Dependents leave
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Season ticket loan, pension scheme, life assurance, discounts platform, and cycle scheme
  • Continuous training and career development
  • Access to a 24/7 Employee Assistance programme including telephone and online access
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: 02 July 2022
Closed date: 10 July 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: 2332
Tags: Support Worker, Social Work

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