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Substance Misuse Recovery Worker – Gloucester

Liquid Personnel is currently looking for an experienced Substance Misuse Recovery Worker to join a fantastic team in Gloucester.

As a successful Substance Misuse Recovery Worker, you will support service users involved in drug and/or alcohol misuse with their entry into recovery services.

Your benefits as a Substance Misuse Recovery Worker:

  • £24,193.77 to £28,116.74 per annum
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Supportive team and management
  • Manageable caseloads

What will you be doing as a Substance Misuse Recovery Worker?

  • You will engage people who have substance misuse problems and provide them with advice, support, and recovery focused structured clinical interventions to support their recovery and primary health care needs
  • You will carry out comprehensive service user assessments and develop individual recovery plans that clearly identify how achieving each goal will enable progression in addressing substance use, re/integrating into the community
  • You will support the development of service-based recovery communities
  • You will ensure the timely and accurate collection, recording and reporting of specified data
  • You will work with prescribing clinicians to support substitute prescribing regimes to improve social functioning
  • You will triage assessment and onward referral to a range of treatment/community support agencies

Essential requirements of this Substance Misuse Recovery Worker role:

  • You will understand drug and alcohol issues and experience of working within a related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a high degree of personal IT competency
  • Excellent time management skills, and an ability to work on own initiative, prioritising accordingly
  • Experience of working in an outcomes-focussed environment
  • Good working knowledge of mental health interventions, services, and good practice
  • The legal right to work in the UK


Substance Misuse Recovery Worker – Gloucester

Job details
Sector: Criminal justice
Location: Gloucester
Salary: £24,194 - £28,117 pa
Type: Permanent