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Knowing what services are out there and how to access them is an essential part of successful drug treatment. Hi provides as much information as possible to make sure that referrals can be made quickly and correctly. If you think there are services missing/or incorrect information on this page please let us know by contacting the hi administrator.

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Latest jobs in Region: North East

  • Family Outreach Support Worker (South Shields)

    Posted: 27/02/2009

    The approach will involve families, care managers, residential workers, health professionals, and other professionals whenever this is appropriate.  Applicants must have experience of working with people in the community. 

    North Tyneside
  • Brief Intervention Workers Alcohol

    Posted: 27/02/2009

    Alcohol (1x South Shields, 1x Washington)

    Working as part of a team, you will be responsible for screening and assessing the needs of service users who present with alcohol related issues. The successful candidate will ensure that individuals access the best possible packages of care.  The work will include offering advice, information and supporting service users to make positive lifestyle changes.  You will have experience in working with this particular clients group providing brief interventions, using a range of therapeutic methods and approaches as well as possessing a relevant social care qualification.   

    North Tyneside
  • Structured Day Care Workers

    Posted: 27/02/2009

    22136pa, 35 hours                                                                                                 Ref. 09/02
    Working as part of a team you will be responsible for the provision of a wide range of structured day care activities including training opportunities and developing and facilitating tailor-made packages of structured activities based around the interest and needs of individual clients who have been involved with alcohol / substance misuse, with the aim to improve social functioning and community rehabilitation.      

    North Tyneside
  • Harm Reduction Nurse

    Posted: 09/01/2009

    Ref. 08/59

    £18657pa, 29.5 hours, five days on rota Monday / Sunday   

    Working directly with injecting drug users within the community, the post holder will be required to deliver a wide range of specialist nursing duties including assessment, planning, implementation, review and evaluation of harm minimisation interventions in order to reduce drug related harm.  This will include providing links with health and social care professionals and other agencies providing specialist harm minimisation advice and information to improve awareness and promote good practice.  The successful candidate will have the appropriate skills to engage with service users and ability to work in a multidisciplinary team.  Previous clinical experience equivalent to RGN grade Band 5, of drug / alcohol work, harm reduction practices and an appropriate 1st level Registration RGN qualification are essential requirements for this position. 

    North Tyneside