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Ref no:
308318
Published:
28/11/2022
Closes:
16/12/2022
Location:
57-59 Viewforth Street, KY1 3DJ
Salary:
£22,350 per year
Contract Type:
Temporary
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
36 hours per week
Work From Home:
Hybrid

This position has expired.

Frontline Fife is a mid-sized charity which works to end homelessness by taking preventative action and by supporting people to choose the life they aspire to.

As a Recovery Link Worker, you will provide people with recovery focused support and brief interventions. The role involves managing a caseload of clients, undertaking assessments, developing person-centered recovery plans, and providing evidence-based practices to promote behavior change. You will also provide support and advice to adults who are at risk of becoming homeless, working as part of a multi-disciplinary team with other agencies to ensure all services users’ needs are met.

Through our Harm Reduction Programme, the Recovery Link Worker will lead in delivering harm reduction interventions, for example screening for Blood Borne Viruses; Naloxone; and sexual health. A key focus of the role is improving our family inclusive practices into the support offered to clients to support the inclusion of family members in the recovery and treatment journey.

If you can demonstrate a commitment to client focused working, are keen to develop professional skills in recovery support and trauma-informed practice and want to be part of a diverse team which is committed to inclusion and achieving the best possible outcomes for people, then we want to hear from you

Salary: £22,350

Fixed Term Contract: 36 hours per week

Location: Kirkcaldy 

Closing Date: 12 noon Friday 16th December 2022

 

Employee Benefits:

 

32 days annual leave per year with 1 day additional per year served up to 5 years (pro rata)

Working Monday to Friday (9 to 5pm)

Flexible and remote working arrangements.

Competitive employer/employee Pension Contribution Scheme

Business travel allowance

Commitment to professional learning and development

Free access to an employee assistance programme with confidential advice/counselling support. 

Discounts on lifestyle benefits e.g., Discounted Gym Memberships

Blue Light Membership Scheme

Where appropriate, welcome payment for PVG check and SSSC registration fee.

Successful candidates taking up a client facing role are subject to PVG Disclosure checks and must have a current driving license or willingness to achieve this in the first year. Successful candidates securing a post regulated by the Care Inspectorate must register with the SSSC and must meet the required standards for the post within the permitted time as directed by the SSSC.

Frontline Fife, as a Disability Confident employer, is committed to supporting job applicants and staff with a disability or long-term health condition. We commit to offering an interview to disabled people when the essential job criteria are met.

To find out more about the post and to download an application pack, please go to: https://www.frontlinefife.co.uk/about/vacancies/ Alternatively, e-mail info@frontlinefife.co.uk or telephone 01592 800430. Applications packs can be provided in an accessible format upon request. To apply for a post, please submit your application form to shona.glover@frontlinefife.co.uk by the closing date noted above. 

Frontline Fife is a registered charity: Charity No: SC021832 and is committed to Equal Opportunities