Gambling Practitioner Required: Telford, Shropshire

 

The salary for this role is £20,015.00 per annum, with potential progression up to £23,420.00.

This is a full time, permanent role available at 37 hours per week.

We are looking for a Gambling Practitioner to work with problem gamblers and others affected by problem gambling to support them in reaching their recovery goal.

You will be providing 1:1 support and telephone advice, assessment, brief or structured interventions to help clients achieve their recovery goals.

Providing case management and working in an integrated care pathways and ensuring safeguarding issues are managed effectively.

An energetic and confident self‐starter, you have a qualification in health/social care, youth and community work (e.g. NVQ Level 3 or above, DipSW, Mental Health Nursing, Counselling, Addiction Studies).

Alternatively, we’ll consider candidates with experience of working in the substance misuse field with a commitment to complete NVQ Level 3 Health and Social Care.

As well as good knowledge of alcohol/drug and health related issues, you’re used to liaising with voluntary and statutory agencies and health professionals and comfortable engaging with clients in a variety of service delivery settings.

What’s more, you have a flexible approach, a commitment to the principles of confidentiality and excellent record keeping and Microsoft Office.

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