Addaction is one of the leading national charities providing evidence-based support for substance misuse, mental health and family services across the UK.
Our drug & alcohol recovery service in South Ayrshire; commissioned to provide a recovery service for people concerned about their own or someone else’s drug or alcohol use, is looking to recruit an experienced Recovery Worker.
The successful candidate will have a sound knowledge and understanding of assessment, recovery planning, key working and the issues facing those with drug/alcohol issues, with experience of working with substance misuse service users in a health, social care or criminal justice setting.
Acting as both supporter and facilitator, you will help clients draw up recovery plans to assist them through and beyond the challenges they face, and work with them to make positive changes to their lives.
In addition you will have outstanding communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a team player in a collaborative and supportive manner. You will be someone who thrives under pressure, has good time management and prioritisation skills and can work well with others.
An SVQ Level 3 in Adult Social Care is required as a minimum qualification.
In return we offer excellent benefits and the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive, compassionate, professional and friendly team.
Our service base is located in Ayr and the successful candidate will be required to deliver services across the community so a driving license is essential.
Working hours are 5 days over 7. The working pattern will be agreed with the Service Manager on appointment.
A comprehensive job description and role profile is provided below.
Addaction is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Addaction will only be able to employ those who have the legal right to work in the UK.
As an award-winning innovative care provider, we support the elderly and people living with physical disabilities and long-term conditions across Scotland. We pride ourselves on our knowledge and passion for delivering complex care, making sure that our customers receive high quality care services that can range from visiting a few hours a week to several daily visits.
We deliver our vision of helping our customers live their life to the full through the hard work and dedication of our Support Workers who provide our customers with a wide variety of assistance such as personal hygiene, dressing, medication prompts and light household chores in line with their personal support plans.
Blackwood are currently looking for Support Workers to join our Care Services teams to support our customers living in their own homes in the community and/or in our Care Homes. We operate care services in Aberdeen, Dundee, Perth & Kinross, Edinburgh, Stirling, Lanarkshire, Glasgow, Ayrshire and Inverclyde.
Don’t worry about having any previous care experience, we provide comprehensive training and development opportunities to help you become a great carer!
Our main priority for this job role is to find people who can show our values and behaviours. These are:
The ideal candidate must have:
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Blackwood offers a range of employee benefits, including: