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Support Time Recovery Worker-IOW
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Support Time Recovery Worker - Isle of Wight


Job type - Permanent, Full Time

Salary - £21,077

Hours - 35 hour per week + plus 5 hours paid lunch

Location - Isle of Wight

We are a national social justice charity with more than 50 years’ experience of changing lives, building stronger communities and reducing crime. Last year alone we helped support, house, educate, advise and speak out for 38,000 disadvantaged young people and adults - and you could now help us make an even bigger impact going forward.


Who we are looking for?

We are looking for two passionate and proactive Support Time Recovery Worker to work across the Isle of Wight to support service users to access a wide range of services in order to avoid their coming into contact with the criminal justice system.
The role will be agile and will consist of both office based working and outreach support.

The post holder will work closely with both the senior practitioner and practitioner within the L&D team on the Isle in order to develop a clear package of support to motivate and encourage the service user to engage with a wide range of services. These include mental health, primary care and substance misuse services, alongside other support services such as family services, positive activities, early interventions support and wider community groups.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Engage with actual and potential referral agencies including statutory and third sector agencies and where appropriate the community in order to generate referrals for programmes / activities / services as required.

Design and deliver an effective programme of support using specialist agencies as applicable. This should be based on an initial assessment of the service users’ needs and abilities.

The progressions outcomes delivered should be recorded, monitored, reviewed and updated regularly and in line with contract requirements

Maintain contact on a regular basis with service users in accordance with the requirements of the service. This includes maintaining a professional relationship and being a good role model to service users.

Risk assess and take the necessary actions in respect of any activities / engagement with service users including personal safety.

Actively engage with service users in decisions that affect them, informing them of their procedural and representational rights, ensuring they have input in shaping the nature of services delivered to them through involvement activities ranging from providing information, requesting feedback, consulting, to facilitating participation by the service users.

Develop relationships / liaise with appropriate external groups / agencies in support of services users’ needs and requirements.


A DBS check will be required for this role.


A full driving licence and own vehicle is required to be successful in this role


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