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Senior Crisis Alcohol and Drugs Worker

Reference: 699
Location: Paisley, Renfrewshire
Salary: £23,090 - £25,562 per annum
Posted Date: 13/01/2022
Closing Date: 28/01/2022
Hours: 37.5 hours weekly - to be worked as the Service requires
Pension: 6% RAMH Pension - 2% contribution paid by the employee
Sleepover allowance: N/A
Life assurance benefit: 2 x Annual Salary Life Assurance Benefit

The RAMH Crisis Support in Partnership with Renfrewshire HSCP This new development will support the needs of the people who are in a Mental Health Crisis and have been using Alcohol and Drugs. The main function is FIRST Crisis which delivers an immediate and short-term response to people in Renfrewshire who are experiencing an emotional or mental health crisis.  team provide this through telephone support, complemented by appointments and face to face support as required. We aim to support people to recover from periods of crisis and gain control of their life. Leaning and or building on self-management strategies.

We are seeking to appoint a highly organised and motivated individual support this unique development. You will require an in-depth understanding of Alcohol and Drug issues, risk assessment, crisis resolution and management and an awareness of Mental Health issues would be helpful.  You must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to maintain and promote solid working relationships with our partners in the public and third sectors.

The Alcohol and Drugs Worker will work with the Senior Crisis Liaison Worker and will work within the established RAMH First Crisis Team, as part of the test of change both workers will be the conjugate between the establishes alcohol and drug service.

The FIRST Crisis service operates 365 days, Mon-Fri 9am-8pm and Sat-Sun 9am-5pm.The Manager will support the service over the week and part of the requirement is to support the team on an agreed rota.

For further information or an informal chat about this innovative and exciting post, please telephone Jacqui Heron, Community Services Manager on 0141 847 8900.   Visits to RAMH can be arranged.

Application packs can be obtained by telephoning the RAMH Recruitment line on:   0141 847 8900 and quoting the reference number 699 or can be downloaded from this page

Closing date:  Friday 28th January 2022 at 12 noon    

RAMH is an Equal Opportunities employer  –             Successful candidate will be subject to CRBS Protection of Vulnerable Groups check