Outreach Support Worker, Aylesbury and High Wycombe, £23,695.07 p.a.

Please note we are recruiting for two workers – one based in Aylesbury and one in High Wycombe.

Hours: This is a fixed term role for twelve months.  

It is full-time (37.5 hours per week) and may include some evening and weekend work including bank holidays.

Accountable To: Community Manager

Job Purpose:

  • To provide a high-quality service to offenders who have a history of substance misuse related problems by engaging with them in a custodial and community setting. 
  • To be the Single Point of Contact for Police custody suites across Buckinghamshire.
  • Provide relevant interventions based upon appropriate assessment or need and provide all relevant services in line with agreed targets and objectives 
  • To support the court teams in their assessments for suitability for DRRs and ATRs
  • Provide advice, advocacy and harm reduction advice to clients who have a history of problematic substance use. 
  • Where appropriate to work in close partnership with other agencies to ensure clients access a full range of services
  • To promote One Recovery Bucks (ORB) to a wide range of partners, key-stakeholders and the general public.

Closing date: Wednesday 9th June 2021