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Do you want to play a fundamental role in supporting people and helping to reduce drug related harm in Fife? If you can work collaboratively, and are committed to supporting service users, assessing risk and creating a safer community, this could be your perfect role.
Our Fife Harm Reduction service works with people across Fife to reduce drug related harms. We operate from a fixed site in Leven and provide outreach across The Kingdom. We offer a range of services including access to sterile injecting equipment, safer injecting advice and information, safer drug use advice. overdose prevention, Naloxone provision, BBV testing and assertive linkage into other services
We are looking for Specialist Harm Reduction Workers who will work both within our fixed site in Leven and deliver outreach interventions in the Community.
The Specialist Harm Reduction Worker role is key to the delivery of an integrated service through the provision of assessment, planning, appropriate referral, support, care co-ordinations and interventions. You will carry out assessments, as required and make appropriate onward referrals to specialist agencies, applying effective partnership working to deliver continuity of care.
Your organisation skills will assist you in, providing structured brief harm reduction interventions and/or other psychosocial and pharmacotherapy interventions. Key to the role is the ability to assess and manage risk, ensuring a safe and appropriate environment for all through active risk prevention, give advice on health and social wellbeing in both group and one to one settings.
Your collaborative working skills will enable you to effectively co-produce, monitor and review recovery care plans, and you will record and maintain service user statistics/data/case notes. If you have the drive to support services and interventions to make a real difference in the lives of those struggling with drug and alcohol related harm, we’d love to hear from you.
Staying Safe and Keeping Well Winter 2022
This little booklet has one big message... you are important.
That’s exactly why so many so many services have contributed to this booklet from across Fife (from the Council workforce, Health and Social Care Partnership, organisations and the third sector, such as voluntary and community groups) to make up the content.
The shared aim is to make ‘Staying Safe and Keeping Well’ a relevant, free and handy source of information. It helps address a range of concerns that you might be experiencing – from finance to issues about health and wellbeing.
Perhaps you are looking for help under a section or several sections maybe even browsing on behalf of someone? Whatever the purpose for reading this booklet – the contributors want you to know help and support is on hand.
It’s OK in these uncertain times to reach out for support. Remember you are not on your own.
If you plan to visit any of the organisations mentioned in this booklet, please check first before you go.
The contents were correct at the time of preparing this booklet but please remember that this is a year long booklet so there may be changes. Once again, please check first before you go.