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Recovery Worker - Band 5

Band 5

Main area
Substance Misuse
Band 5
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Enfield - Substance Misuse
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum + outer London HCAS
Salary period
28/09/2020 23:59

Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million.

In Enfield, we provide a full range of child and adult community health services, which over the last few years has been integrating with its mental health services to provide better and more holistic care.

BEH manages the renowned North London Forensic Services (NLFS), rated as 'Outstanding' by the CQC. This service treats and cares for people within the criminal justice system who have mental health conditions. We have also been appointed as the lead provider of forensic mental health services across North London managing the devolved New Models of care budget of £170m from 2018/19. NLFS delivers mental health care across some of the prisons and provides mental health services as HM Young Offenders Institutions in Aylesbury.

We also provide one of the largest eating disorder services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services and mental health liaison services in North Middlesex University Hospitals Trust.

Our values and quality improvement are at the heart of everything we do, please consider joining us.​


Substance Misuse Recovery Worker - Band 5

BEH –MHT delivers specialist drug and alcohol treatment services in Enfield. There is now an exciting job opportunity for a Band 5 Recovery Worker to join our established and highly energetic clinical and psychosocial team at Enable. We are looking for dynamic workers to join our multi-disciplinary team with a strong commitment to providing high quality treatment with a client centred approach.

Enable is a Substance Misuse Service which is run in partnership with Humankind. The team operates from 2 sites in Enfield to provide a wide range of substance misuse services to local residents including, substitute prescribing, community detox, criminal justice interventions, community care assessments, a comprehensive group work programme, primary health care as well as a wide range of other interventions to non-opiate and alcohol users.  

The post holders will hold a relevant qualification and will have experience of working within a community drug & alcohol service and opiate substitute prescribing.

It is important that applicants log in to the website and check their NHS Jobs account on a regular basis to read and respond to any emails they may have received. If you do not have regular access to email/internet please advise the team of suitable contact details. All posts are subject to the nationally agreed Agenda for Change terms and conditions.

Previous applicants need not to apply





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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Will Davis
Job title
Operations Manager
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0208 702 5866
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