Kent Services

Our presence in North Kent has grown significantly over the past few years, with three services covering different client groups, representing 13% of the workforce and being supported by 8% of the volunteer group.

 

Service Manager

The Kent Service Manager is responsible for the day to day running of the Young Person’s, HMYOI substance misuse and the Recovery and Wellbeing Services, supervising staff and acting as the safeguarding lead.

 Young Person’s Service

 Young Person’s Substance Misuse Worker

The Young Person’s Substance Misuse Worker delivers a substance misuse service to young people ensuring that individuals receive the appropriate interventions that meet their individual needs. They are responsible for the assessment and management of a caseload as well as the delivery of both structured and semi structured interventions in both one to one and group sessions.

 Team Administrator

Supporting the team with administrative duties, inputting data such as client records, and updating client databases.

 Digital Hidden Harm Worker

Providing an online digital mentoring service working to improve the emotional well-being and resilience of vulnerable young people aged 8-19 years old, affected by familial substance use.

 HMYOI Cookham Wood Service

Team Manager

The Cookham Wood Team Manager is responsible for the day to day running of young people’s substance misuse service, supervising staff and acts as the safeguarding lead at HMYOI Cookham Wood.

 Young Person’s Substance Misuse Worker

Delivering a substance misuse service to young people in custody ensuring that individuals receive the appropriate interventions that meet their individual needs. The YP Substance Misuse Worker is responsible for the assessment and management of a caseload as well as the delivery of both structured and semi structured interventions in both one to one and group sessions.

 Community Liaison Worker

Providing prior and post release support for young people leaving custody and working with them to encourage participation in license conditions, and identifying services within their area to aid successful transition and resettlement.

 Wellness and Recovery Service

 Wellness and Recovery Co-ordinator

The Wellness and Recovery Co-ordinator is responsible for supporting clients moving into recovery support, They are also responsible for supporting volunteers and peer mentors, ensuring they undertake all necessary training and are regularly supervised.

 Building Recovery In the Community (BRIC) Worker

Leading on Asset Based Community Development and working with multiple partners, service users, peer mentors, volunteers, recovery networks and community groups to support the development of recovery communities across Medway.

 Training & Volunteer Development Co-ordinator

Working closely with volunteers, this Co-ordinator is responsible for implementation, development and co-ordination of the volunteers within the service including recruitment and retention. They provide training and development opportunities to all Service users, volunteers, peer mentors and recovery champions within the service.

 Team Administrator

Supporting the team with administrative duties, inputting data such as client records, and updating client databases.

 Peer Mentor

Gaining workplace experience, and utilising their own life and recovery experience, the Peer Mentors volunteer with the Wellness service to support clients by providing peer mentor support. 

If you are interested in joining the Open Road team, please see our job vacancies and volunteering pages for more information on how to apply.

Open Road values and respects the diversity and individual differences of our services users, staff and our volunteers.