Location Tottenham
Job type Temporary
Salary £17 per hour
Reference 24700
Date posted October 13, 2020
Maxxima’s nursing team is currently recruiting for a Band 5 Recovery Worker to fill a full-time role in the Substance Misuse Team based in Tottenham, North London
In this NHS role, you will work as a member of a multidisciplinary disciplinary specialist drug team, providing information, advice, assessment, caseload management, recovery and harm reduction services to drug users.
You will be required to work across the treatment pathways to provide a range of interventions including duty cover, substitute prescribing, 1:1 keywork sessions, facilitation of groups, community care and GPSC
Job Function –
  • To manage a caseload of service users with complex needs, completing comprehensive assessments, risk management and treatment plans, as well as co-produced care plans with service users. 
  • To work with service users who are in Opioid Substitute Treatment. This includes testing service users for illicit drug use, liaising with pharmacies regarding dispensing and supervised consumption, GP liaison and producing/issuing prescriptions under the supervision of a medical prescriber.
  • To be flexible and able to deliver interventions in any of the treatment pathways dependent on the needs of the service
This role will be Monday to Friday, 09:00- 17:00.
The pay rate for this Band 5 Recovery Worker vacancy is £17.00 per hour (Umbrella), due to start in October 2020.
Requirements of this Band 5 Recovery Worker vacancy:
  • Relevant qualification in the field of substance misuse or social care
  • Experienced in the use of ITEP or other psychosocial interventions such as addictions counselling or Motivational Interviewing
  • Recent and relevant  experience  of working with those affected by substance misuse
  • Experience of assessment of drug and alcohol users with complex needs.
  • Experience of working with a caseload of clients on Opiate Substitute Treatment
  • Experience of complex case management  in a community setting
  • Experience of working in a multidisciplinary team
If you are interested in this Band 5 Recovery Worker, please apply by clicking the apply button. Or if you would like more details about this role, contact the Nursing team today, we always have time to take your call.
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