Engagement Worker

    Published
    Dec 6, 2018
    Location
    Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Category
    Job Type
    Closing Date
    2018/12/27
    Work Hours
    37.5
    Job Salary
    £20,038 - £21,307 per annum
    Salary Units
    Annually
    Region
    Birmingham

    Description

    An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Change Grow Live Birmingham drug & alcohol service, for the role of Engagement Worker (FTC for 6 months). Your base will be Birmingham city centre, however this role may require travelling between sites in the Birmingham area.

    Skills

    The post-holder will deliver a range of interventions, including group work, drop in programmes, semi- and structured key working and outreach support, assessments, needle exchange, risk assessments and risk management plans. They will enable and empower service users to build their own recovery capital, and support them into long term, sustained recovery and social (re)integration.

    Responsibilities

    You will have a good knowledge and experience of group work delivery and working within substance misuse services. You will require excellent communication and engagement skills, and knowledge of comprehensive assessments; recovery planning, risk assessing, risk management planning, and an ability to work well under pressure in order to deliver high quality services.

    Experience Requirements

    Change GrowLive are committed to ensuring the safeguarding and wellbeing of children and vulnerable adults, and all applicants will be required to demonstrate understanding of and commitment to best safeguarding practice.’

    Please note, if you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date, your application has not been shortlisted on this occasion.