Recovery Support Worker
East Sussex Recovery Alliance
East Sussex Recovery Alliance (ESRA) is seeking a Recovery Support Worker based at Café North Recovery Hub in Eastbourne.
- Plan and arrange support groups for those in recovery with the support of a volunteer
- Ensure your actions to support individuals who have used substances are consistent with your agreed role and ESRA’s policies and procedures
- Ensure your actions to support clients are appropriate to the substances used, the effect that the substance has had and the experiences and circumstances of the client
- Offer support to clients in a manner that respects their individual rights and choice, and is appropriate to their needs and is realistic within the limits of the resources available
- Follow the induction process alongside the senior support worker
- Work towards ensuring clients are encouraged to independence and signpost clients to other services/activities as appropriate
- Work in partnership with key workers from other organisations, when appropriate to enable clients to sustain their recovery
- Work alongside the senior support worker to ensure that all clients receive the appropriate support.
- Ensure information about clients are shared daily and groups are evaluated and reports are shared with the recovery hub manager.
- Facilitate recovery groups and support volunteer co-facilitators
- Identify low attendance of recovery groups and activities and report this to the senior support worker and recovery hub manager?
- Keep abreast of developments in services, legislation and practice relevant to the client groups.
- Undertake regular welfare calls/keep in touch with clients. Keep up to date with recording this activity on the database and in support logs.
- Signpost clients to appropriate support or services in order to move them on, with support of the ESRA connectors
- Ensure all monitoring is completed in a timely manner and evaluation of each group is completed
- Be aware of the charity’s Safeguarding policy and act accordingly when safeguarding issues arise