Addiction Worker (Permanent)

Renfrewshire Council
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  • Reference: REN03505

Advert Based within Backsneddon Street Centre, 20 Backsneddon Street, Paisley. You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team and provide a range of services to individuals and their families experiencing substance misuse problems. You will establish links with other agencies and professionals in relation to both joint working and to promote the work of the project and the Recovery agenda. Duties will include assessment and planning of care to individuals affected by substance misuse and managing a complex case load; providing 1-1 support and groupwork; support to GP Enhanced Care Clinics; preparation of reports for the court and other relevant agencies. Previous experience in the field of addiction and the ability to work with socially excluded individuals is essential. Possession of a Diploma in Drug and Alcohol studies or equivalent is essential. If successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland check, the level of check will be determined by the duties of the post. If you would like further information in relation to Disclosure Scotland checks, please visit www.disclosurescotland.co.uk. Closing date – Monday 22 October 2018

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