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Group Worker (Keighley)

Purpose of the Job

  • To directly intervene with people who use our services in a one-to-one or group setting to help them to address their problematic alcohol/drug use or other specific issues.
  • To provide support in the community for individuals and families with the aim of helping them to make the positive lifestyle changes that will aid their recovery.
  • To support and signpost individuals and families to engage with other supportive services.
  • Running support and recovery groups for people who use our services.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • To review and assess the needs of users of the service with an alcohol or drug problem, within a variety of settings.
  • To support users of the service to improve general health, including dietary needs and personal hygiene.
  • To support service users to improve their social situation, including assistance with housing, benefits, accessing community services and budgeting.
  • To work with people to remove any structural and social barriers to accessing treatment services.
  • To support individuals and families to access appropriate treatment and recovery services.
  • Keep accurate and confidential records.
  • Produce relevant documents and reports in support of the role.
  • Attend and contribute to meetings with other staff and partners. *
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