Addiction Support Worker
NHS Scotland
Stevenston, UK
3d ago
source : Jobtrain

In support of our core purpose of Working together to achieve the healthiest life possible for everyone in Ayrshire and Arran we are committed to a culture that is Caring, Safe and Respectful.

The post holder is required to work collaboratively in a safe, care and respectful way.

As an Addiction Support Worker you will work within The North Ayrshire Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service (NADARS) team. You will support the wider NADARS Health and Social Care team including prescribing staff to deliver a safe and effective treatment and care service for complex drug and alcohol dependant clients across North Ayrshire.

You will ensure that clients are offered an increased range of supports to promote attendance at regular reviews with their prescriber.

In addition, they will offer practical support to senior staff within the team to safely deliver recovery interventions, Injecting Equipment Provision (IEP) service and work in conjunction with partner agencies and peer workers.

You are required to offer addiction related support, advice and information to clients, family and carers and partner agencies as part of the NADARS duty system.

You must be able to work evenings and weekends if required.

A car owner / driver is essential.

Informal enquiries to : Kay Montgomery, Team Leader, Tel : 01294 476000.

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