Housing Project Worker

Project: East Lancashire

Full time post 37.5 hours per week
Location East Lancashire
Salary £17,714 – £19,742 per annum

You will be employed as part of a designated housing team providing housing and recovery support to people who have a history of substance and/or alcohol issues engaging with CGL Inspire Substance Misuse Service and who are experiencing accommodation problems. Working within a Psychologically Informed Environment you will be responsible for identifying individuals appropriate for recovery housing locally and managing the referral and assessment pathway. For residents residing in Emerging Futures community recovery housing, you will provide case coordination and risk management and provide both opportunistic and structured interventions.

You will work closely with CGL Inspire, local Emerging Futures recovery housing provision, partner organisations, housing, welfare and education and training providers to develop integrated, recovery infrastructures that engage, support and navigate individuals from the vulnerability of addiction to established wellbeing and meaningful activity in the community.

In collaboration with CGL/Inspire you will support individuals through a detoxification pathway. This includes onward referrals to appropriate housing provision to enable those detoxing the best possible chance in a community setting.

How to apply

Please find attached a job description and person specification for the role. If you are interested in applying for this roles within Emerging Futures, please send your Application Form or CV along with a covering letter detailing why you are suitable for the role to Kerry Stewart, Service Manager.

Closing date
The closing date for applications is 5pm, Friday 29th May 2020.

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