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Friends, Family and Carers Worker

Location: Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest

Closing date: 28/03/2022

Title: Friends, Family and Carers Worker
Hours: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week (5 days/week)
Contract: Permanent
Reporting to: Safeguarding Manager
Salary: SC5 SP23 £27,509

This role will support families and carers of those affected by drug and alcohol use. They will involve Friends Family & Carers in service user’s recovery, empower friends, family and carers secure their wellbeing and develop positive sustainable support networks and protecting people from harm.

Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest, working in partnership with Turning Point and Antidote, provide the City and Hackney Recovery service. The service is based in each of City and Hackney’s neighbourhoods in order to be accessible, local and inclusive. A full integrated service, shaped by the community needs and voices of service users, carers, families, communities, all staff and volunteers will contribute to recovery, social inclusion and improving the quality of life of all our service users in the City of London and Hackney borough. The service has three elements: Out There, Everywhere- specialist outreach, in reach and engagement, Building Blocks- low, medium and hi intensity support pathways, and Get Connected- building on our local, individual and shared assets to provide recovery capital and peer support. This role will support families and carers of those affected by drug and alcohol use. They will involve Friends Family & Carers in service user’s recovery, empower friends, family and carers secure their wellbeing and develop positive sustainable support networks and protecting people from harm.

To apply, please complete the application form and attach it together with your CV via the Breathe HR link, please ensure you attach both when you press ”apply now” by 23:59 on 28th March 2022.  Interviews will take place on Week Commencing 11th April 2022.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We strongly encourage applications from those from ethnic minority backgrounds or other underrepresented backgrounds.

We are a disability confident employer. All applicants with a disability, who meet the minimum essential short-listing criteria are guaranteed an interview. If this applies to you, please ensure you complete the equal opportunities section of the application form.

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