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Matthew Project needs Recovery Practitioners 

MPHopeLogo300Recovery Practitioner

Norwich - 37 hours per week
£19,847 - £21,481 pa

Do you have experience of supporting individuals to achieve their goals and meet their potential?
Can you help people focus on the positives in their lives?

We are looking for an enthusiastic Recovery Practitioner to support people in bringing positive change to their lives. You will motivate service users to engage in the service, encouraging them to gain and maintain recovery from substance misuse. You will be responsible for completing assessments of service users’ needs and co-ordinating the delivery of individuals’ care within a multi-disciplinary team, working alongside clinical workers to address risk, prioritise need and provide an appropriate package of care. Knowledge of recovery focused care and substance misuse issues/treatment is essential.

The role holds a caseload of around 50 clients of varying needs and complexities; therefore you will have excellent prioritisation, organisational and administrative skills to manage your caseload effectively.

This role would suit a confident, determined person with experience of working one-to-one with vulnerable adults within a similar setting, such as mental health, social care or criminal justice. You will bring strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively and supportively with challenging and complex people.

The office base for this role is Norwich but will cover a wider geographical area. The work will be carried out within the service location and in the community and will involve outreach to GP surgeries; the ability to travel is essential.

This post is within Norfolk Recovery Partnership, a partnership between the Matthew Project and  Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust (NSFT).

How to Apply
Read the full description of the role here and click Apply Now to complete and submit your application. 
If you experience difficulties in completing your application, please refer to the guidance on how to apply.

Closing date: 12pm (noon) Thursday 4 May 2017
Interviews will take place on Tuesday 16 May 2017 at our offices in Norwich.
 



Recovery and Groups Practitioner

Norwich - 37 hours per week
£19,847 - £21,481 pa


Do you have experience of supporting individuals to achieve their goals and meet their potential?
Can you help people focus on the positives in their lives?

We are looking for an experienced practitioner to provide support to adults affected by substance misuse bringing positive change to their lives. A key focus of this role is the preparation and delivery of groups for service users, including aftercare support for participants. You will also work with individuals, managing a caseload, and completing care plans within a multi-agency team; undertaking assessments and providing information, advice and needle exchange to substance users. You will hold a caseload of around 20 clients which will include complex and challenging people with multiple needs including mental health issues. Experience of working with this client group in a substance misuse setting is desired.

The office base for this post is Norwich but will cover a wider geographical area. The work will be carried out within the service location and in the community; the ability to travel is essential.

This post is within Norfolk Recovery Partnership, a partnership between the Matthew Project, Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust and Rehabilitation for Addicted Prisoners Trust (RAPt).

We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, of any faith or none. You will join a charity that has a Christian ethos and you will share our focus on our mission, our values, our clients and colleagues with a strong team spirit. We offer a rewarding, challenging role with our commitment to well-being and development.

The Matthew Project is a value driven charity who works with individuals of any age and also communities affected by substance misuse. Our job roles work alongside individuals and their families throughout their recovery from substance misuse, providing one-to-one specialist psycho-social interventions, counselling, coaching, education, information and advice to those who access our services.

How to Apply
Read the full description of the role here and click Apply Now  to complete and submit your application. 
If you experience difficulties in completing your application, please refer to the guidance on how to apply.

Closing Date:  12pm (noon) on Thursday 4 May 2017
Interview Date: Tuesday 16 May 2017


 


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