Have you experienced what it's like to lose control of your life because of drugs or alcohol? At With You, we want to reach out to people who may feel like you did and reduce the harm they may be doing to themselves, supporting them to get back to where they want to be.
Your personal experiences will provide invaluable insight for your colleagues and a credible, empathetic link for our clients.
If you are passionate about helping others facing the problems caused by drugs and alcohol, then this might be just the job you are looking for.
About the job
You will act as a champion for our clients, sharing your experiences and knowledge and showing change is possible. This means offering a safe space for them to share what it's like for them so we can understand their needs and design a support plan that's right for them.
You'll be part of our amazing Recovery Worker team, offering support to those who have difficulty accessing it and working alongside our partner support services to ensure each client receives the full package of support needed to keep them safe.
We'll also welcome your ideas as to how we can develop our support offering to be even more effective and so help more people.
This is a part-time post for 18.75 hours per week. The location for this post is Liskeard.
To be successful in this job you will need to:
You will also need to meet our safeguarding requirements of a satisfactory enhanced DBS check
In order for us to fully consider your application, you should provide a CV and a supporting statement which addresses the criteria, and stating your reasons for applying, and what you feel you can bring to the role.
If you also have some or all of the following, that would be an advantage but not essential:
Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.
At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.
We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year.
We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.
We Are With You.