West Drayton, Greater London
£23,435 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We are recruiting a passionate and recovery focussed Wellbeing and Recovery Worker for our service at Heathrow Immigration Removal Centre (IRC). You will join our integrated mental health and substance misuse team within the healthcare department of the IRC. The team provides tailored interventions to service users who are detained in the IRC. This service is one of many secure environment-based services across England, therefore the staff will be able to share best practice and support from our services within the Phoenix Futures Group.    

Do you have? 

  • Experience of delivering high quality psychosocial interventions to clients with drugs and alcohol addiction?
  • An understanding of mental health issues and the ability to support service users with sleep, stress and anxiety management?
  • An understanding of the complex issues presented by service users within the secure environment? 
  • A desire to work in collaboration with primary care, mental health and the operational staff such as custody officers whilst adhering to security requirements? 
  • Experience of the substance misuse sector, mental health or any other related field? 

If so, 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.
  • Access a range of learning and development opportunities to support your personal and professional development. 
  • Help change the lives of individuals within a secure environment struggling with immigration cases

All applicants must be able to prove 3 years continual permanent residency in the UK and not have been out of the country for more than 4 months at any time. This post is subject to a DBS and a CTC clearance. 

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. 

More about Phoenix Futures
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 October 2021
Closed date: 10 October 2021
Job ref: 1940
Tags: Social Care/Development