Complex Needs Support Worker (Community and Hospitals; Airedale General Hospital)

Purpose of the Job

To directly intervene with people who use our services in a one-to-one or group setting to help them to address their problematic alcohol/drug use.

· To provide support in the community for individuals and families with the aim of helping them to make the positive lifestyle changes that will aid their recovery.

· To support and signpost individuals and families to engage with other supportive services

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • To review and assess the needs of service users with an alcohol or drug problem within a variety of settings.
  • To support service users to improve general health, including dietary needs and personal hygiene.
  • To support service users to improve their social situation, including assistance with housing, benefits, accessing community services and budgeting.
  • To work with service users to remove any structural and social barriers to accessing treatment services.
  • To support individuals and families to access appropriate treatment and recovery services.
  • Keep accurate and confidential records.
  • Produce relevant documents and reports in support of the role.
  • Attend and contribute to meetings with other staff and partners.

Project 6 is committed to equality of opportunity for all and to being a safe, healthy, and non-discriminatory employer. You will need to abide by our Code of Conduct, health and safety and HR Policies.   

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Please download and complete the application form below and return it to

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£25,200 per year


Full-time, 35 hours per week


Community (Airedale) and Airedale General Hospital



Closing Date:

19th June 2024 at 4pm

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