SPOC Worker - Sunderland

£15,763 - £17,776
12 December 2018 12 Noon

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We are motivated to help those hardest to reach realise their full potential.  Join us at the heart of it.
Wear Recovery is a service made up of several key partners including Humankind, enabling the development of a peer led, recovery community. Providing a safe environment in which people can develop the life skills, and confidence to achieve and maintain recovery and abstinence from their substance misuse, successfully re-integrate into society, and become active, contributing citizens.

Based within our Houghton Hub in Sunderland, you will be required to work as part of a team to provide eefficient and effective response to all contacts to Wear Recovery including professionals, service users, family members or carers – this will include contact via telephone calls, emails, faxes and web enquiries.  You will also complete triages for new referrals to the service as well as providing brief intervention over the phone. In addition provide hospital liaison support to adults to enter Wear Recovery service and support them to move through the integrated, recovery oriented service, maximising opportunities for them to achieve sustainable recovery.
The post holder will be expected to work closely with partner agencies in community and outreach settings.
Should you wish to discuss the vacancy further, please contact:  Ashleigh Scott on 0800 2346798 for further details.
Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification prior to applying for this position.

Interviews to be held 18th December 2018.

Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification prior to applying for this position.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address you have provided on your application form, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Ensure that you check your emails after the closing date as you will not be contacted by any other means.

What we offer you?

We offer benefits including

  • A competitive salary
  • Pension Scheme
  • Exceptional support, training and development
  • Up to 32 days (pro rata) annual leave per year