Criminal Justice Recovery Worker

Recruiter
Turning Point
Location
Slough
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 May 2021
Closes
06 May 2021
Sectors
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Salary GBP18,000 - GBP22,000 + GBP726 OFW (Pro-Rata)
Frequency Annual
Job Reference turningp/TP/134/1741
Contract Type Fixed Term
Closing Date 18 May, 2021
Job Category Recovery Work
Business Unit Substance Misuse
Location Slough, United Kingdom
Posted on 08 April, 2021
Contract Details Fixed Term Contract - Up to 12 Months
Working Hours 37
Job Introduction

Fixed Term Contract - Up to 12 Months

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 the UK with substance misuse issues. As a Criminal Justice Recovery Worker, you'll make a real difference in the community and to their lives as you develop the personal, flexible and realistic support packages they need to help turn things around. Passionate about people, you'll enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own life too, as you make the role your own as part of a friendly and multidisciplinary team.

Role Responsibility

You'll make a difference to service users' lives as you develop the personal, flexible and realistic support packages they need to help turn things around. Passionate about people, you'll enjoy the scope and diversity of this role, working as part of a friendly and multidisciplinary team. As well as having allot of involvement with partnership agencies.

You'll provide advice and information to service users and members of the wider community. You will take a key role in promoting the service to other professionals and organisations with the aim of increasing referrals as well as attending larger community events to raise the profile of Turning Point in Slough.

You will primarily be working with Criminal Justice Clients who're historically vulnerable and hard to engage. One of the main aims of this position is encouraging people from this client group into treatment.

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.

Turning Point

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