Housing and Support Opportunities in Bristol Bristol

Job title: Housing and Support Opportunities in Bristol

Company: Venn Group

Job description: Interim Housing & Support Recruitment Solutions

Various Housing and Support roles in Bristol

We are currently working on various housing and support opportunities across Bristol and South Gloucestershire which includes a Recovery Navigator (For mental health) Crisis Support Worker and Substance Misuse Worker. These roles are great opportunities on both a long term temporary basis and permanent.

Primary Care Worker (Substance Misuse)

Location: South Gloucestershire

Contract Type: 10 months +

Hours: 37.5 hours (working from home, surgeries and the office)

Vacancy no: 7097170

Day to day responsibilities include:

  • Working alongside GPs, you will be responsible for managing a caseload of clients with substance misuse issues and addiction
  • Key work clients who require access to opiate substitute prescriptions, provide brief structured interventions alcohol and other substances
  • Carry out risk and needs assessments and identify individual’s recovery pathways
  • Provide advice and support with their emotional wellbeing, financial support and housing
  • Signpost to external support services
  • Work collaboratively with clients and external teams to formulate support plans, recognise individual’s needs and work to their treatment and recovery
  • To deliver one-to-one and group support using evidence-based techniques such as Motivational Interviewing
  • Ensure clients maintain regular health checks

Recovery Navigator/Crisis Support

Location: Bristol

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours Mon – Fri

Day to day responsibilities include:

  • Work collaboratively together with the service user and mental health professionals to navigate and coordinate services (both social and clinical interventions), connecting into community resources, building resilience and improving wellbeing
  • Work within a recovery and psychologically informed approach, taking a holistic view to support people’s recovery to live fulfilling lives
  • Ensure that services are tailored to individual’s cultural and social needs
  • Case manage and co-ordinate support, referring and liaising effectively with all professionals, agencies and other parties involved in service user’s support in order to deliver a co-ordinated support package
  • Work to support those in crisis find a safe space
  • Write detailed support plans and carry out risk and needs assessments
  • Support client’s to live independently and access support with finances, housing and mental health
  • Signpost to external support services

Essential criteria include:

  • Enhanced current DBS
  • A driver with access to their own car

To apply for these roles or to find out about other Housing jobs, please contact Branwen Johns or Riley Garnett from the Bristol Housing recruitment team on 01179 308760 or

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.

Expected salary: £12 per hour

Location: Bristol

Job date: Sat, 04 Sep 2021 22:04:47 GMT

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