PRHA’s staff are at the core of its success. We value our friendly, diverse teams. We are small enough that you will get to know everyone but large enough to provide advanced training and support for our teams. That is why we were awarded the Investors in People Gold award in 2017.
As part of our commitment to our staff we offer competitive pay rates and a generous benefits package.
We offer a group stakeholder pension scheme and death in service scheme
Employees receive up to 22 days annual leave plus bank holidays with increasing holidays for longer service (maximum 32 days)
- Season ticket & bike purchase loans
- Childcare Voucher scheme
- Eye tests
- Occupational Health
- Annual flu vaccinations
- Wellbeing clinic
Health & Wellbeing
Employees are automatically enrolled into Health Shield’s “Cash Back” Scheme. The scheme offers a range of benefits including contributions towards dental costs, physiotherapy or osteopath consultation, health screening, personal accident protection and discounted gym and health club membership. Employees can opt to pay an additional premium to increase their own Health Shield cover, and to gain cover for a partner and family members.
Employee Assistance Programme
- All staff have access to Health Shield’s 24 hour helpline which offers advice and support on matters relating to health, medical, legal and well as counselling.
PRHA offers the following benefits for certain posts. These benefits are designed to help staff maintain a healthy work/life balance:
- Job sharing
- Part-time working
Training and Development
We provide a comprehensive induction, training and development plan including:
- Core training programme: Role specific skills are covered in induction. Ongoing training needs are met through a range of in-house and external courses.
- Personal Development: We offer a range of professional development programmes & study leave.
- On-going support and supervision
- Annual appraisals
We are looking for exceptional people who can support our Recovery Hub residents to recover and move on from homelessness.
Edward Gibbons House is a Recovery Hub providing accommodation and support to 35 homeless men with substance dependency needs. Within a Psychologically Informed Environment residents are supported using the Recovery Model to stabilise their substance use, establish networks of support, manage their health and welfare, and move on to either abstinence based services or lower support accommodation.
Senior Substance Misuse Worker
40 hours (rota basis, including weekends)
£25,600 per annum
We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic worker. You will work alongside members of the staff team to create a safe and welcoming environment that positively impacts on our residents’ health and personal development. You will contribute to the development of the recovery hub, by providing expertise in alcohol and drug misuse and related health issues, taking a lead role in delivering training/advising staff on substance misuse issues, liaison with treatment agencies, facilitating multidisciplinary case conferences and negotiating access to detox and treatment services.
You will need to have extensive knowledge of alcohol and drug misuse, their effects and treatment options. Solid experience of providing advice and support to this client group and delivering effective targeted interventions using recognised theoretical models. You will also be experienced in defusing and responding to challenging behaviour safely.
A copy of the full job description can be downloaded here.
Applications Close: 5:00pm on 15th May 2019
Shortlisting Date: 16th May 2019
Interviews From: Week commencing 20th May 2019