Post: NFO (Near Fatal Overdose) Assertive Outreach Support Workers (Adults)
Hours: 36 per week
Fife Alcohol Support Service (FASS) is looking for an NFO (Near Fatal Overdose) Assertive Outreach Support Worker (Adults).
The successful applicants will be responsible for Near Fatal Overdose (NFO) service delivery throughout Fife. The NFO service offers a shared care model involving the Scottish Ambulance Service, Fife ADP, and ADAPT and aims to support vulnerable people through identification and early intervention of near-fatal overdose and associated trauma. Support is also offered for family and friends. Motivating Service Users, building and strengthening recovery, supporting engagement and compliance with treatment services, and assisting with any identified health and social needs, is the focus of this approach.
Successful candidates will have experience of working in a caring vocation and a qualification such as COSCA Counselling Skills or SVQ Level II Social Care or similar. They will have good organisation, communication, and IT skills, and can demonstrate an ability to work using their own initiative.