ADDER Outreach and Support workers 1 x – 37.5 hours per week

 We are looking for an Outreach worker to work evenings and weekends – hours are flexible, latest finishing time 9pm 

Ref. REN/ADDER 1307

 Project Adder (Addiction, Disruption, Diversion, Enforcement and Recovery).

Blackpool has been selected as a Pilot area for Home Office funded, ‘Project ADDER’.

The project focuses on delivering Trauma Informed Care to Heroin and Crack users and offers a coordinated and multi-agency response with an outreach and harm reduction focus.

Renaissance will be employing an Outreach and support workers to be a part of the larger ADDER team; you will be working with individuals who are in supported and temporary accommodation and will spend a lot of your time working within these settings.

£22,200 to £26,745 per annum starting salary (dependent on experience and Quals) 37.5 hours per week.

This project will require evening and weekend working so flexibility is a MUST.

Fixed term 12-month contracts are provided, and the project is funded until November 2023 with potential to extend.

The function of the Outreach and Support worker will be to provide intensive, highly coordinated,

and flexible support and responses for individuals with long term multiple disadvantages.

The team offer a Trauma Informed approach to all elements of care, an understanding of Trauma and Trauma responses and a non-judgemental attitude is essential to this role.

Do you have counselling skills and or a comparable DANOS training qualification?  Do you have lived or work experience of multi disadvantaged groups? You will require excellent listening, communication, organisational, case working and administrative/IT skills. You will demonstrate an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of current drug and alcohol services in Blackpool and of substance use related issues.

 

Renaissance UK has a commitment to safer recruitment through its safeguarding policy and personal staff development in line with Equal Opportunities.

 For an application pack please contact Ruth Hannibal on 01253 311431 – RHannibal@ren-uk.com

Registered Charity No: 1076154/Limited Co No: 03723917

 


 

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