We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Recovery Worker to join our East Kent Community Service.

In this role you will be given the opportunity to support the Recovery Team in improving peoples lives and making a positive contribution to their future.

Who we are?

We are The Forward Trust, the social enterprise with charitable status that empowers people to break the often interlinked cycles of crime and addiction to move forward with their lives. For more than 25 years we have been working with people to build positive and productive lives, whatever their past. We believe that anyone is capable of lasting change. Our services have supported thousands of people to make positive changes and build productive lives with a job, family, friends and a sense of community.

What you will be doing?

You will be part of an integrated healthcare framework to provide support to drug and alcohol users aged 18 and over. The service delivers client centred treatment using both harm reduction and abstinence based approaches depending on the requirement of the individual client.

What we are looking for?

To take up this fantastic opportunity you will have experience of supporting people with addiction issues including need and risk assessing and care planning. You will have strong administration skills, knowledge of different recovery models and of facilitating groups and be committed to the vision and mission of The Forward Trust.

The successful candidate will be results and outcome-orientated with experience of working within the substance misuse services.

What we will offer you.

Training opportunities and career development
Flexible working
Season Ticket Loan Scheme
Cycle to work scheme
Childcare Vouchers
25 days (rising to 30 with length of service) Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays
Contributory Pension Scheme – Employer matched contributions of up to 6% in the first two years’ service and up to 9% thereafter
Death in Service Payment (2x annual salary)
Critical Illness Insurance (subject to qualifying criteria)