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Substance Misuse Worker

Passionate, Creative, Equal, Empowering and Sustainable

Are you an experienced leader in services for people with complex needs?  Do you have a passion for meaningful involvement of people with lived experience and an ability to work creatively and collaboratively?

Do you have experience of supporting people with complex needs?  Do you have a good understanding of drugs and alcohol, recovery-focused interventions and harm reduction?  

Our client is recruiting a Substance Misuse Worker to work within an exciting new Housing First service in Coventry, delivered in partnership with Coventry City Council and Ayriss Recovery Coventry.

The project is due to run to 31st March 2023 subject to performance and funding.

Substance Misuse Worker – Housing First Coventry 

18.5 Hours per week

Monday – Friday, flexible to meet service needs

£22,758.35 (pro rata)

Job Ref: A526

Please note that candidates with suitable skills are welcome to apply for 2 part-time posts, which can be combined into one full-time role.

Closing date: 10am on 14/08/19

Our client offers a contributory pension scheme, group income protection, occupational sick pay, childcare vouchers, healthcare cash plan, up to 40 days annual leave and provide excellent training and learning opportunities.

Their staff survey says 91% of employees said that they are proud to work there and would recommend working there to a friend. 

Job description, application form and full information on how to apply can be found at the Brighter Futures website.

Interviews will be held in Coventry, dates to be confirmed.

Brighter Futures is an Equal Opportunities employer.  The ability to speak a second language is desirable but not essential, including Punjabi, Urdu, Polish or other language common to Coventry.  They also welcome applicants who are British Sign Language trained and welcome applicants with lived experience of overcoming homelessness and addictions.

 



  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Contract
  • Rate: £22,758.35 - 22,758.35 per year + Benefits
  • Location: Coventry
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
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  • Reference: A526
  • Posted: 2019-08-01 12:02:47 -

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