Our clients in Barnet, Enfield and Haringey are urgently seeking to recruit a Band 5 Substance Misuse Recovery Worker to join their Substance Misuse Team.
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
To 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. 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
Main Tasks and Responsibilities
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
To work as an effective member of the multidisciplinary team actively participating in clinical team meetings, group supervision and contributing to the yearly service development plan
To adhere to local safeguarding protocols to safeguard children and vulnerable adults, including the completion of safeguarding assessment tools, referrals to social services and producing reports
To work effectively with partner agencies and other professional to ensure a joined up approach to treatment and care planning