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Health Care Support Worker

Salary: Drugs Workers
Location: HMP Leciester, United Kingdom

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Health Care Support Worker to join Turning Point's large clinical team delivering substance misuse interventions across Leicestershire including within HMP Leicester. You will join a large and experience team of clinicians operating across the prison and community delivering all substance misuse treatment interventions across Leicestershire.

You will be part of the integrated team but be predominantly based in HMP Leicester. The role will include acting as a witness to the dispensing of medication, supporting the assessment and management of new receptions into HMP Leicester and contributing to observations and support for those undergoing alcohol detoxification and induction onto opiate substitute treatments.

You will be a member of an integrated clinical and psycho-social team within HMP Leicester who deliver all the substance misuse services and will have the opportunity to be involved in the delivery of our group and individual based interventions.

As an experienced Health Care Support Worker you will be actively supporting the team of nurses, GPs and recovery workers in developing the service, monitoring the physical wellbeing of patients utilising the service and be actively involved in health promotion to this marginalised patient group.

Find out more at Turning Point