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Recovery Coordinator - North West London

£21 - £23 per hour
North West London

Job description

Role Purpose

  • To deliver excellent drug and alcohol services to those who use our services and their significant others, including family members friends and carers, to facilitate positive outcomes.
  • To manage a case load and coordinate and deliver assessment and evidence-based interventions (brief and structured), recovery planning and aftercare planning.
  • To work collaboratively with colleagues and key stakeholder across multi-disciplinary teams, ensuring adherence with all policies and Safeguarding principles.

Key duties and activities of the role

  • Provide high quality, person centred, low threshold services, responding to the individual and diverse needs and preferences of those and their significant others.
  • Deliver evidence-based psychosocial one-to-one and group interventions as part of an effectively integrated care package and to take an assertive approach to people disengagement.
  • Deliver harm reduction advice, guidance and education including the needle & syringe programme delivery, brief and extended recovery interventions, blood borne virus intervention, overdose prevention including naloxone programmes.
  • Enable people to access education and employment services and health, wellbeing and recovery support activities and to signpost to other available services.
  • Support volunteers, peer mentors and service user representatives to take an active part in services.
  • Identify risks and take appropriate action in accordance with local, national and organisational Safeguarding policies.
  • Actively contribute to multi-disciplinary review meetings internally and externally.
  • Maintain accurate and timely records using the designated case management system in compliance with Information Governance policies and procedures.
  • Work flexibly, including across multiple sites and peripatetically when required.

Person specification for the role

  • Passion for and understanding of working with substance misuse services or with other socially excluded or vulnerable groups.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines, record information accurately and in a timely way and to work calmly under pressure.
  • Great team working, communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrating a highly cooperative approach to supporting colleagues and the whole team to deliver Service objectives, as well as in working directly with people and their significant others.
  • Experience of or demonstrable ability to deliver a quality level of service to people with complex needs. This includes the ability to work with people on a one-to one basis or to facilitate group sessions, to be able to complete assessments, care and support plans, risk assessments and to complete case recording to a high standard and in a timely way.
  • Good IT skills including use of Microsoft Office programs and digital meeting platforms and Case Management Systems like Nebula, System One or Theseus.
  • Understanding of and ability to apply excellent Safeguarding and risk management practices and a demonstrable understanding of the Health and Social Care regulatory requirements of the Care Quality Commission (CQC), National Institute for Clinical Excellence standards for Health and Social Care and the GDPR confidentiality and privacy regulations.
  • Demonstrable commitment to working in partnership with other professionals such as criminal justice agencies, community groups and other stakeholders to achieve good outcomes for our service users.
  • NVQ/QCF/RCF Level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent. Or the ability and commitment to complete this within 1 year of employment.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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