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Recovery Practitioner

Recovery Practitioner

SERVICE: Substance Misuse
HOURS: 37.5 hours per week
DURATION: 3 months contract
PAY RATE: £18 - £21 per hour depending on experience.

Recovery Practitioner key responsibilities

  • Deliver evidence-based psychosocial one-to-one and group interventions as part of an effectively integrated care package and to take an assertive approach to service user disengagement.

  • Manage a caseload of opiate and alcohol clients

  • Deliver harm reduction advice, guidance and education including the needle & syringe programme delivery, brief and extended recovery interventions, blood borne virus intervention, overdose prevention including naloxone programmes.

  • Identify risks and take appropriate action in accordance with local, national and organisational Safeguarding policies.

Recovery Practitioner essential requirements

  • Experience of working with substance misuse services or with other socially excluded or vulnerable groups.

    With a proven ability to meet deadlines, record information accurately and in a timely way and to work calmly under pressure.

  • Demonstrable ability to deliver a high-quality level of service to people with complex needs.

    This includes the ability to work with people on a one-to one basis or to facilitate group sessions, to be able to complete assessments, care and support plans, risk assessments and to complete case recording to a high standard and in a timely way.

  • NVQ/QCF/RCF Level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent.

If you are interested in applying, please contact Michael Potts on 01772 208962 or send your CV to


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  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Rate: £18 - £21 per hour + Negotiable
  • Location: City of Preston, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Contact: Michael Potts
  • Tel: 01772 208962
  • Fax: 01772 471473
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2023-08-16 17:19:37 -

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