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Alcohol Treatment Project Worker

Job Title Alcohol Treatment Project Worker
Contract Type Contract
Location Greater London
Salary £24,260 - 27,232 per year
Job Published 14 Mar 2017
REF J59925PG
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Job Description

Alcohol Treatment Project Worker

North London

£24,260-£27,232 per annum, inclusive of London Weighting

12-months Fixed Term (Maternity Cover)

37.5 hours per week total, including evening and weekend work

The Organisation:

TPP’s client is a charity funded by a local council who offer a range of community and residential services for problem drinkers and their families. Services include confidential advice, information and ongoing support to help reduce the negative effects of alcohol misuse on individuals and the community. Supporting over 15,000 people, they are one of very few organisations to focus exclusively on alcohol through their work in service delivery, consultancy and campaigning.

The Role:

With specialist knowledge and experience of working with alcohol misuse and Polish Speaking clients, you will provide interventions to people within the community and the primary care setting. This involves providing clinic cover with the Alcohol Treatment Team Leader to at least 4 regular GP clinics within the borough, conducting comprehensive assessments, care planning, 1:1 psychosocial support sessions, delivering CBT/MI group sessions and delivering 1:1 interventions within structured alcohol support programmes that runs over a 12-week cycle.

About You:

A natural and bilingual communicator, you will have specialist knowledge and experience of working with alcohol misuse and Polish-speaking clients. You will have strong psychosocial group work experience working within clinical drug and alcohol services. You will be a compassionate supporter of those in recovery by using creative ways to engage and retain service users in treatment services and move them on to the borough’s recovery service for involvement in the local recovery community.

To Apply:

Please send across an updated CV. For a confidential chat please don’t hesitate to call me on (020) 7 198 6070, or you may email directly and I will be in touch. If you are shortlisted for interview, we will send you an application form to complete.

Closing Date: Thursday 30th March 2017

Interviewing: Thursday 13th April 2017

We value diversity at TPP and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Ref: J59925PG | Published: 14th Mar 2017

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