Drug and Alcohol Practitioner

RAPt offers an excellent benefits package including work-related clinical supervision allowance, Sim
21 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Hiring People
Full Time
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Drug and Alcohol Practitioner- HMP Downview

Our client are a UK leading provider of drug and alcohol treatment services, including 12-Step programmes. They deliver treatment and aftercare programmes – in prisons and in the community – which help people move away from addiction and crime. These services provide a variety of support, including advice, counselling, group work and intensive treatment.

They believe that all people who are addicted to or misusing substances should have access to support which is effective in breaking their addiction or misuse. People should be given help and support to address all their needs, so they can transform their lives permanently, including turning away from crime.

Role Overview

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced 12-Step recovery professional to join our team at HMP Downview. Working in a busy, successful team of Practitioners you will be managing a caseload of clients, running workshops, both CBT and 12-Step based, and referring to our partner organisations.


You will deliver, and support the delivery, of 12- Step drug and alcohol treatment programmes and will be responsible for the case management of offenders on your caseload.

To be successful in this role you will need to have a thorough understanding of 12-Step treatment approach and be suitably qualified to deliver a therapeutic intervention.  We will consider applications from candidates with a Nursing and/or Criminal Justice background and applications from candidates who are themselves in recovery will be welcomed.


They offer an excellent benefits package including work-related clinical supervision allowance, Simply Health coverage, competitive annual leave entitlements and a contributory pension scheme. We also support our employees to achieve both professional and personal development.

They are committed to equality of opportunity for employees and eligible applicants. We’ll judge you on your abilities and skills and nothing else. We are committed to enhancing the diverse profile of our organisation to reflect the communities within which we work.

We are unable to accept CV’s.

Closing date for applications: 9/10/2016 (23:59)