Band 4 Specialist Family Worker

Location West Midlands
Discipline: Mental Health
Job type: NHS Locum
Salary: £14 - £15 per hour
Contact name: George Vane
Contact email:
Job ref: J5786
Startdate: 22/07/2024

Job Details

Banding: Band 4 Specialist Family Support Worker 

Hourly rate: £14 - £15 per hour 

Working hours: Full-time working hours 

Payment Method: Direct Engagement 

Contract Type: Locum

Contract Length: 3-month minimum with a scope for extension

Job Summary

  • Work as an integral part of the service in delivering high quality brief interventions to Service Users within the criminal justice system  
  • Work with and support the Inclusion multi-disciplinary team
  • Facilitate harm reduction interventions including the delivery of Naloxone training to clients, families and partnerships
  • Supporting service users who are released from custody and HMPs as well as supporting service users digitally who are released from other prisons
  • Contributing to service users working collaboratively to build their recovery capital and ensuring positive recovery outcomes.
  • Ensuring service users have scheduled appointments and remove barriers to attendance.
  • Promoting visible recovery to clients within the criminal justice system  
  • Reducing drug and alcohol related harm to service users and the wider community
  • Ensuring that your work is evidence based, up to date and in accordance with current policy and legislation.
  • Facilitate and oversee initial brief intervention (IBI’s) assessments.
  • Keeping up to date and accurate records and documentation.
  • Deliver training to partnership agencies 

Person Specification

  • Evidence of continuous Professional development
  • Willingness to undertake NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care
  • CBT
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Brief solution focussed therapy
  • TA
  • Mapping techniques (ITEP/BTEI)
  • Understanding and awareness of the effects of substance misuse on an individual and the community  

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