Matthew Project needs Norwich Recovery Worker
The Matthew Project needs an experienced worker to provide support to adults affected by substance misuse. Working with individuals and with groups this role is based in Norwich.
Recovery Worker - Norwich
£15,511 - £16,789 (pro rata of £19,455 - £21,057) per annum
29.5 hours (working pattern by agreement)
Interview date: 17 December 2015
Do you want to make a difference to people's lives?
Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding role?
We need an experienced worker to provide support to adults affected by substance misuse. You will 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. Experience of working in a substance misuse setting is desired.
The office base for this post is Norwich but will cover a wider geographical area comprising Norwich city and suburbs. The work will be carried out within the service location and in the community; the ability to travel is essential.
The post is within the Norfolk Recovery Partnership (NRP) - a partnership between the Matthew Project, Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) and Rehabilitation for Addicted Prisoners Trust (RAPt).
The Matthew Project is a value driven charity working across Norfolk and Suffolk giving help and hope through programmes with adults, young people and communities affected by drugs and alcohol. We have a vision to reach every part of the community in the most creative, effective and efficient ways.
Through the Matthew Project's varied services, young people and adults receive professional advice, information, counselling, support, care and education.
You will join a charity that has a Christian ethos that puts faith into action for all who we can help. You will share our focus on our mission, our values, our clients and colleagues with a strong team spirit, but not necessarily from a Christian perspective. We offer a rewarding, challenging role with our commitment to well-being and development.
Please download the application form and pack from the links below. If you require a paper version of the application form and pack; please telephone us on or email firstname.lastname@example.org ensuring you provide your name and postal address.
Closing Date: 08/12/2015 12pm
The Matthew Project is a caring charity with a Christian ethos and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. Registered charity no 1122801