HOPE Worker - Staffordshire

£17,683 - £21,780
18 September 2020 12 Noon
20/STA/12

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Humankind is a vibrant and growing charity with over 30 years' experience working with individuals, families and communities affected by health and social inequalities across the country with a focus on improving people’s wellbeing. Humankind is one of England’s most successful home-grown charities. We have over 1,100 staff and around 100 volunteers providing services for over 20,000 people. Our specialist services include substance use, clinical, employment training and education, housing services, housing support and health, young people and families’ services.

Our Innovative Stars service is an integrated provision which includes harm reduction, care coordination, clinical interventions, recovery planning and aftercare.  This service will run for at least four years with potential for further contract extensions. This exciting new service has 3 Hubs across the county of Staffordshire:-

  • North – Newcastle-under-Lyme & Staffordshire Moorlands.
  • West – Stafford, Cannock and surrounding areas.
  • East – Burton, Tamworth and surrounding areas.

 We are currently looking to extend our North Hubs team with an HOPE Worker.

The HOPE worker will be responsible for delivering effective and immediate responses to minimise harm and reduce relapse whilst encouraging individuals to engage with a recovery plan covering all aspects of their life on a 16 week programme. To actively engage service users and deliver appropriate interventions, enhancing motivation for change and treatment readiness and working in partnership with Care Co-ordinators to enable movement from semi-structured to structured psychosocial interventions in order to improve recovery and social capital. 

The closing date for completed applications is 12 noon on Friday 18th September 2020 with interviews held online week commencing 28th September 2020.

Application packs are also available via email at hr@humankindcharity.org.uk or by contacting our recruitment line on 01325 638747 quoting reference 20/STA/12.

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

  • Up to 32 days Annual Leave per year (pro rata)
  • Optional Annual Leave purchase scheme
  • Competitive company pension scheme with employer contribution
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel suppliers.
  • Eye Care Vouchers – Free eye tests & discounts for VDU users
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Exceptional Learning & Development Opportunities