Location: Hounslow, London
Salary: £24722 - £28548 per annum
Posted: 10 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Health & Social Care
Contact Name: Colette Niles

Senior Young Persons Recovery Worker (Hounslow)

Job Description

Our client is one of the largest providers of the supported accommodation services various clients such as young people, clients with a history of homelessness, mental health or substance misuse issues. They aim to help vulnerable people find opportunities to change their lives and futures.

Position Available: Senior Young Persons Recovery Worker (Hounslow), Permanent, full time 37.5 hrs per week, £24,722.13 (inclusive of OLW) and moving incrementally (on successful appraisals) up to £28,548.26

Role Purpose:

To provide supervision and line management for the Young Persons (YP) Recovery Worker.

To lead and drive the YP service within the Borough, including networking and attending relevant meetings/events.

To engage Young People (YP) in support, advice and information around substance misuse and sexual health.

Develop & deliver engagement activities for YP.

Support YP to improve their overall lifestyles, supporting positive health outcomes.

Develop & deliver educational awareness in YP settings; ie, schools, colleges, though workshops, assemblies, as well as some 1:1 work.

To provide training for those in contact with YP; ie, teachers, foster carers, parents, social care, etc.

To work effectively and in partnership with CNWL as well as other key partners within the Borough. This includes networking and establishing links where appropriate.

Experience Required:

  1. S/NVQ 3 in Care (Danos-accredited) or equivalent, or able to complete an agreed number of modules within their probationary period.
  2. Experience of working with alcohol/substance users or other comparable field
  3. Experience of working with YP and delivering suitable age appropriate interventions/1:1's
  4. Experience of working as part of a team and supporting your colleagues
  5. Evidence of continuous professional development
  6. No criminal record that prevents work with our client group or which would harm our reputation.
  7. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Word and familiar with relevant database management systems
  8. Experience of providing supervision or line management support to staff, volunteers or peer mentors
  9. Experience of completing documentation such as risk assessments
  10. Experience of creating person-centred care plans based on needs identified at assessment
  11. Knowledge and experience of developing/planning & delivering workshops

How to apply:

If you feel that you fully meet the above outlined criteria for this role and would like to apply for this post, please forward your CV for consideration to or call me directly on 07824016243


Disclaimer: This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Health&Social Care only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

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