Support Recovery Worker – Substance Misuse Service – Hampshire Wide

Southampton, Hampshire
Salary: £19,601.00 to £22,239.00 /year

Substance Misuse Recovery Worker

Hampshire – Substance Misuse Support Team (SMST)

25.5 hours per week

Salary Scale: 19-23 per annum (£19,601- £22,239) Pro Rata – Starting at Scale Point 19

Permanent Post

About us

The Society of St James (SSJ) delivers high impact, person-centered, accommodation services to people experiencing homelessness, substance misuse and mental health problems. The people we support are at the heart of everything we do, our main aim and priority is to find people with values, behaviours and attitudes to match our own.

Vacancy Details

The Substance Misuse Support Team provides specialist substance misuse interventions to offenders who are engaged with the Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC) across Hampshire.

Working across Hampshire you will deliver services from the 3 main CRC offices in Basingstoke, Southampton and Portsmouth.

The service enables offenders to overcome substance misuse issues that impact on their offending behaviour who are subject to a Rehabilitation Activity Requirement (RAR) Court Order.

The successful candidate will have experience of working with offenders with substance misuse issues, be highly motivated and able to work independently and as part of a team and have a good knowledge of interventions and agencies that support this client group. Applicants must be able to run therapeutic groups, work flexible hours including evenings and be able to travel around the region. Excellent levels of communication and IT skills are essential.

Staff Benefits

  • A Gold Investors in People Employer
  • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays
  • Flexible working options
  • Buying additional annual leave
  • Comprehensive induction and training
  • Counselling, financial, personal support and health and well-being services via our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted laptops and computers with Jamie’s Computers

To apply, please send us your CV and covering letter explaining why you feel you are suitable for this role.We will be assessing candidates as they come through and reserve the right to end this post at any time.

For an informal chat about this post, please contact Nikki Scott – 07500 772983 or Paul Mitchell – 07951 489185

If you have not been contacted within 10 days please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Closing date: 24th September 2019

Interview date: 30th September 2019

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