Recovery Support Worker (Multiple Needs Navigator Service)

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Based Salem Street, Bradford. The post holder will be expected to travel anywhere in Bradford MBC in the delivery of direct navigation support services

Responsible to:          Service Manager

Salary Scale:               £ 18,525 Full time – (£9,880 for 20 hours) Fixed Term until March 2023

Hours of Work:           Service Core hours Monday to Friday 9.00-5.00

Note: The post holder is expected to flexibility deliver the service to meet the needs of the client, this may require adjusting hours on the day to ensure support to appointments or other activities/ interventions/ attending meetings that that fall outside of these core hours.

Annual Leave:            32 days FTE (Pro rata) + bank holidays.   

Special Provisions:     The post is subject to enhanced disclosure and barring check, the results of which would not necessarily exclude applicants from consideration.

Responsible to: Service Manager

We have an exciting opportunity for people with relevant experience to join the new team in Bradford. If you believe with a passion that empowering people experiencing multiple barriers can achieve positive change then come and join the Bridge Project.

We are recruiting A Recovery Support Worker/ Expert by Experience up to 20 hours per week to work within our Navigator service.

In return, you will have the opportunity to grow and develop alongside an important new service development and will be working for a well-established local charity, that values its staff and is committed to their well-being and professional development.

The role of the service is:

To support people who have a primary substance, need with co-existing multiple needs including offending behaviour, learning difficulties and perpetrators of domestic abuse access services and lead a more fulfilling life.

The team will utilise an assertive engagement approach to encourage clients to access the project and thereafter provide flexible, client-centred, and individualised casework support. The Recovery support worker will be working under the guidance of the navigators with in an outreach capacity to enable clients to access the services and interventions they need to build their resilience, gain confidence and acquire the personal and social assets they need to meet their aspirations.

For more information about this role and to view the full JD please click here: JD Recovery Support Worker May 2022

For an informal discussion about the role please call John Robinson on 07771370545

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If you are unable to apply online and require a paper application form please contact Vanessa Ross on 01274 723863. If applying with a hard copy please post to: HR Department, The Bridge Project, 35 Salem Street, Bradford, BD1 4QH quoting the job reference on the outside of the envelope.

If you do not currently have DBS certificate for the level required for our posts (where applicable) and/or are not currently registered with the DBS Update Service, Bridge will pay for the appropriate level of DBS check should your application be successful. You will be expected to take out an annual subscription to DBS update service on receipt of your certificate, the cost of which Bridge will reimburse to you whilst you are in our employment. If you fail to register for the Update Service, and Bridge requires a further DBS check to be carried out (usually every 3 years), you will be required to pay for a new certificate.

Closing date for all positions: Mon 23rd May 2022
Interviews to be held: Week after closing date

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