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Recovery Worker - START

Job Introduction

At Turning Point we provide services across the whole country which delivers end to end drug and alcohol treatment and support, family services, housing advice and support for those in contact with the criminal justice system, needle exchange system, and custody outreach. We are a specialist in delivering whole treatment system approaches across cities and county areas, which has led to the reduction in people falling through gaps between services and delivers improved outcomes.   

At Turning Point, we support people across England with substance misuse issues. We currently have a vacancy in Slough (START).

Running services on a not-for-profit basis, we invest every penny back into our care - and our people.

Role Responsibility

As a Recovery Worker where you can make a real difference to peoples' lives. As a Recovery worker you will manage a caseload of clients, undertake assessments, develop person centred recovery plans and support them to turn things around.

You'll enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own career too, as you gain the experience and training you need to develop as a Recovery Worker.

You'll form part of a multi-disciplinary team and work with other agencies to ensure all the service users' needs are met.

The Ideal Candidate

A track record of CQC compliance and knowledge of relapse and other barriers to recovery will be vital. An understanding of substance misuse and the Recovery Agenda is essential. It is important to have excellent communication skills and the ability to manage a varied and demanding role.

About us

Why Turning Point?

We provide support for people affected by drug and alcohol misuse, mental health conditions, offending behaviours, unemployment, health and wellbeing, social issues, and those with a learning disability to discover new possibilities in their lives.

Each of our services are different and we provide innovative services for many who face immense life challenges. Our learning disability services are about building better lives for the people we support and empowering them to live as independently as possible, while, our substance misuse and mental health services are also there to enable recovery through a supportive environment.

We have developed and finessed our approach and support through listening to the experiences of the people who have used our services; collaboration with commissioners, customers, families and carers, employers and stakeholders; and empowering our staff to shape our services.

What Benefits Will I Receive?

Of course, we know it's not about the money. But that doesn't mean we don't reward our people for their invaluable work with a benefits package that includes:

  • Comprehensive opportunities to learn and develop, with silver accreditation from Investors in People
  • 28 days’ paid holiday a year, increasing with each year of service up to 30 days. Plus the option to purchase additional holidays
  • Flexible benefit options including cycle to work schemes and season ticket loans
  • Competitive pension and life assurance schemes
  • Employee assistance programme and access to online health and wellbeing support
  • Flexible working patterns to support work-life balance
  • Access to a wide range of discounts, including cinema tickets, grocery and high-street shopping and gym memberships

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.

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