We have an exciting and rewarding opportunity to join the Phoenix Futures team as a Therapeutic Worker at our new and innovative Trauma Responsive Women’s Therapeutic Community Residential Service, Ophelia House, Yarnton.
Service Area: Oxfordshire Services
Geographical Location: Yarnton, OX5 1PB
Contract Type: Permanent
Total Salary Pro Rata: £25,000
Closing Date: 18/02/2024
Vacancy Reference Number: 3130
Since our establishment in 1969, Pheonix Futures has been at the forefront of providing comprehensive and compassionate rehabilitation services for individuals battling substance addiction. With residences spanning across both England and Scotland, we have dedicated ourselves to helping individuals reclaim their lives, one step at a time.
We stand as a beacon of support and transformation, offering a comprehensive range of services across the United Kingdom to assist individuals on their path to sustainable recovery. Experts in people, we provide residential, community, prison, and housing services that deliver the psychosocial support needed to empower individuals in their journey towards recovery.
We are now looking for an experienced Therapeutic Recovery Worker to join our brand new Trauma Responsive Women’s Therapeutic Community Residence on a full-time, permanent basis.
This role will be working in a women-only residential service specialising in providing safe therapeutic environments for those who have experienced multiple disadvantages and those who have experienced past trauma. Therefore, there is an Operational Requirement for this role to be fulfilled by a female (determined compliant under ACAS guidelines for recruiting applicants with a protected characteristic to do a certain job).
What’s in it for you?
- Salary of £25,000, with the opportunity of annual increases up to £29,500
- 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (with yearly increases of up to 30 days)
- Newly refurbished location with designated employee areas
- Pension scheme
- Life Assurance
- Free on-site parking
And while you’re focusing on the wellbeing of others, we’re looking after yours:
- Enhanced sick pay
- Wellbeing talks and activities
- Access to a 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
- Career development avenues
We are committed to ensuring that you have all you need to thrive in your role but if that wasn’t enough, you’ll be in great company with our phenomenal team.
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced support worker, or someone looking to move into this truly rewarding field of work, to join our organisation in a Therapeutic Recovery Worker role.
- Effectively manage a small caseload of less than five women, conducting assessments and developing personalised care plans that cater to their unique needs
- Embrace our “community as method” model to work not only with users of our services but their families and wider surrounding networks to ensure that everyone is equipped with the tools, knowledge and approaches, all essential to a long-term recovery
- Deliver therapeutic groups, activities, and specialised interventions as per the Therapeutic Community manual and service needs
- Champion an environment and a culture that, as well as being safe and compliant, truly fosters compassion and development
- Manage and co-ordinate the care process for service users, from admission to discharge planning
Please note that you will work on a 4 week rolling rota involving evening, night and weekend work.
To be considered as our Therapeutic Support Worker, you will need:
- Experience of working with individuals with complex and unique needs
- Prior involvement in collaborating with families and individuals in the realm of substance use or relevant domains
- Aptitude for creative thinking and adaptability to accommodate the evolving requirements of the service
- Demonstrated ability to collaborate seamlessly with multiple agencies, while upholding the service's esteemed standing
- Good working knowledge of adult protection and safeguarding, as the role entails working with vulnerable women in a residential environment
Other organisations may call this role Recovery Worker, Recovery Co-ordinator, or Support Worker.
We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and believe it is important to be inclusive of people with lived experience to ensure the needs of the people we support are represented. We are committed to creating an inclusive working environment where everyone is free to be themselves and we ensure equity of opportunity.
So, if you’d like to join us in this rewarding role as a Therapeutic Recovery Worker, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.