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Senior Recovery Coordinator
Substance Misuse | 1 WC1X |£17.44 per hour (incl. of Holiday Pay) | 3-4 months | Job Ref: BD8881 | Posted: 15/05/2024

Central is currently recruiting for a Senior Recovery Coordinator, to work in the Camden area. The service provides specialist support to women in the borough experiencing multiple disadvantages.

The successful candidate will be required to work 37.5 hours per week, working Monday - Friday, 9AM - 5PM. Temporary cover is required for approximately 3-4 months. The pay rate for this role is £15.56 per hour, with £1.88 holiday pay, totalling £17.44 per hour.

Please note: for this role you'll be working across other services, hostels and local treatment centres.

In this position, you will be expected to;
- Hold a caseload of 20 key clients who have been referred following treatment and conduct regular key work sessions resulting in agreed support plans.
- Deliver ongoing casework interventions including practical activities, advocacy, multiagency review and group work
- Provide out-reach/in-reach engagement and treatment to women who are not in treatment via a range of partners across the borough
- Use specialist knowledge of substance misuse, mental health and other needs areas to contribute to risk assessments and risk management
- Work effectively with stakeholders and other agencies to support client's needs
- Provide enhanced and specialist support for prison leavers with co-occurring conditions who have historically not engaged with services on release from prison
- Support clients to access education, training, and employment opportunities, including accredited qualification, college courses and recreational courses.
- Deal with referrals and provide short interventions to move client through the pathway
- Identify care pathways and treatment options for service users and support the acquisition of the skills needed to participate in treatment settings
- Participate in covering Reception duty and drop-in sessions
- Provide advice and guidance on benefits and housing
- Facilitate and deliver client workshops and larger group working sessions
- Support with the delivery of peer led harm reduction interventions aimed at reducing overdose risk, promoting healthier lifestyle choices, reducing unplanned hospital admissions

Please note: this role involves lone working
To apply for this role, you must have;
- Experience of working with complex needs clients (e.g. homeless and mental health)
- Experience of managing a caseload of clients, delivering highly personalised assessment and casework, and creating Support Plans
- A good understanding of the working methods of supported accommodation services
- The ability to respond calmly to crisis and deal promptly, effectively and safely to complex and challenging situations
- A strong understanding of the issues that typically disrupt progress in journeys towards independence, such as mental health, substance misuse, self-harm, domestic violence, anger management, learning impairment and frailty due to illness
- A strong understanding of the Strengths and Recovery model, and the development of psychologically informed environments (PIE)
- A strong understanding of the health and social care sector and the ability to navigate between and across specialties whilst working with clients to create a multiagency care plan
- Demonstrable skills in person centred engagement and group work facilitation
- Strong IT skills including the use of Microsoft Office programmes and database recording systems

Candidates must confirm their interest as soon as possible, with interviews scheduled shortly after and the appointed candidate expected to start as soon as possible.

How to apply:

If you feel that you fully meet the above outlined criteria for this role and would like to apply for this post, please either forward your CV for consideration to work@centralcare.co.uk or upload it below.

*Please note the above outlined experience is the 'minimum' first stage criteria for this role, we will therefore be unable to consider your application unless you are able to demonstrate a relevant work history in line with this position.

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