Support Services
Support Services

Support Worker

Guildford

Scope

Exceptional opportunity for an experienced Support Worker to join a specialist private provider of Addiction Therapy and Rehabilitation, with first-class care clinics UK wide. In this role you’ll be supporting clients of the centre in relation to substance misuse.

We are looking for high-calibre, Guildford based, Support Workers who are passionate about making a difference to peoples lives, with experience in the substance misuse/addiction with a NVQ Level 3 Qualification in Health and Social Care or equivalent.

Responsibilities

  • Undertake all duties and responsibilities in accordance with: company policies, procedures, protocols, guidelines, standards; good professional practice and the company’s QA strategy, CQC and other regulatory requirements, relevant legislations, all legal and contractual obligations.
  • Assist the therapeutic team to carry out accurate, complete and timely risk management planning and reviews in conjunction with external third parties where appropriate.
  • Oversee and or conduct effective intake, assessment and discharge interventions.
  • Ensure clients observe the programme’s rules and support the manager in investigating and taking action where these may have been breached including substance testing.
  • Work with clients to produce appropriate and achievable recovery plans to help them address their identified needs.
  • Ensure residents attend external appointments in line with their care plan by supporting them to access transport or accompanying them if necessary.
  • Provide advice, information and support to clients including referral to aftercare services that focus on maintaining an abstinent lifestyle.
  • Oversee the maintenance of accurate client records and databases and provide statistics for management and to assist with service evaluation in a timely fashion.
  • Assist in the transfer of individuals between agencies and services.
  • Support clients with the prompting of their medication, conduct accurate and timely medication audits and maintain accurate medication records.

About You

  • Experience of direct work with substance misusing clients.
  • Ability to undertake lone-working safely and effectively.
  • Ability to negotiate and influence effectively in terms of professional boundaries.
  • Ability to develop and review risk management plans.
  • Ability to express empathy and a non-judgemental attitude with a calm, caring approach.
  • Good organisational skills and time management skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills at all levels.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Competent within the demands of the role in Word, Outlook and Excel.
If you are interested in the above role then please apply or get in touch to discuss further.
Jess Ashton Managed by Jess Ashton
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South East
Permanent
Clinical
apply Posted - 23.06.2022

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