HOPE Worker


Calderdale Recovery Steps provide both clinical and recovery focussed treatment for Adults and Young People, covering rural and urban environments, a diverse population and working with excellent local community partners.
The successful post holder will match our organisational ambition and commitment to provide the highest standards of service delivery across Calderdale, engaging with local communities and supporting their priorities


  • To deliver and support the development and co-ordination of a targeted outreach, in-reach and cross-reach activity, in relation to health prevention and education.
  • To support duty activity in Calderdale, including walk in assessments, taking referrals and triages, supporting reception and clinical staff with service delivery.
  • To actively engage service users and deliver appropriate interventions, such as advice and information, brief intervention and extended brief intervention, enhancing motivation for change and treatment readiness where relevant.
  • Working in partnership Recovery Navigators to enable movement from semi-structured to structured psychosocial interventions in order to improve recovery and social capital.
  • Directly support service users to access resources and services to increase their recovery capital to help them achieve their recovery goals and promote family, carer and service user involvement.
  • To support the delivery and development of a range of health focussed campaigns, assisting client or potential clients to remain healthy, regardless of their substance misusing position.
  • To support the delivery of a wider BBV service, including provision of information and advice on drug related issues including safer drug use and safer sex, HIV, hepatitis B and C and other BBV.
  • To deliver and support both the development and coordination of both ‘fixed site’ and ‘community’ Needle Exchange Provision.
  • As well as supporting Alcohol and Opiate users to deliver and support the delivery of specific programs for those using, IPED, NPS, OTC and Non-Opiate Drugs.
  • To deliver and support a program of education and training sessions, in relation to any substance misuses, with Partners, Staff, Stakeholders, the General Public, Clients/ Potential Clients and any interested party.
  • Comply with all monitoring and evaluation systems, collect, and monitor information as appropriate and provide reports when required and actively contribute to the service achieving successful outcomes for service users.
  • Maintain accurate, up to date records and work in accordance with organisational guidelines and procedures.
  • To comply with all aspects of our Code of Conduct and adhere at all times to national/local and Humankind Safeguarding policies.
  • Provide information within accordance to the confidentiality policy to the team involved with individuals to ensure a holistic approach.
  • Actively participate in supervision and be willing to personally reflect on interpersonal dynamics within the therapeutic relationship and provide evidence of achieving performance targets alongside other supervision requirements as detailed in Humankind policy.
  • Recognise personal and professional boundaries and work within Humankind clinical governance framework at all times.
  • The post holder will be required to work flexibly across operational sites and within an agreed number of hours to maintain the most appropriate level of service provision. This will include evening and weekend working.
  • Uphold data protection legislation and, local and formally agreed information sharing protocols and service user confidentiality agreements.
  • Undertake any other such duties as required within the spirit of the post

This job description is intended to provide a guide to the general duties and responsibilities of the post. It should not be regarded as a contractual document. It will be reviewed regularly and may be varied at the discretion of Humankind.

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Work Hours – Full time
Job Salary – £22,800.00 £27,900.00

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