Service Access Support Worker - (3.5 roles available) - Newcastle upon Tyne

£15,046 - £17,776
28 September 2020 12 Noon
20/HYPF/18

We are motivated to help those hardest to reach realise their full potential. Join us at the heart of it.

NTaR (Newcastle Treatment and Recovery) is a new and exciting 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.

Our service access support workers provide an engaging and effective response to all service user contacts for NTaR - including prospective service users, family members or carers – including contact via telephone calls, emails, faxes and web enquires.

The team is essential in providing a welcoming and positive access and engagement point for the NTaR service, promoting appropriate service engagement and managing calls coming into the service from self-referrals and requests. The team are dynamic and hold our service users and the community at the heart of what they do.

The post holder will be expected to work closely with partner agencies and will support parents/carers where appropriate.

The closing date for completed applications is 12 noon on Monday 28th September 2020. 

Application packs are also available via email at hr@humankindcharity.org.uk or by contacting our recruitment line on 01325 731160 quoting reference 20/HYPF/18.

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