Drug and Alcohol Practitioner

Hiring People
£23.5k - 28.8k per year + Forward offers an excellent benefits package
01 Sep 2017
29 Sep 2017
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Full Time
Contract Type

Drug and Alcohol Practitioner

Our client currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Substance Misuse professional to join their service at HMP Wandsworth.

Working in a busy, successful team of Drug and Alcohol Practitioners and Health Professionals you will be supporting offenders with addiction issues and complex needs, including those serving long term sentences.

You will manage a caseload of clients, run workshops, both CBT and 12-Step based, and refer to our partner organisations ensuring that the client’s needs are fully met.

To be successful in this role you will need to have a Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social or equivalent, experience and knowledge of supporting clients with substance misuse issues, a good understanding of recovery and the criminal justice system.  

Our client offers 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.

Committed to equality of opportunity, candidates are selected based their abilities and skills and nothing else. They are dedicated to enhancing the diverse profile of our organisation to reflect the communities within which we work.

Company description

"We are Forward, the social enterprise that empowers people to break the cycle of crime or addiction to move forward with their lives. For more than 25 years we have been working with people to build positive and productive lives, whatever their past. We believe that anyone is capable of lasting change. Our services have supported thousands of people to make positive changes and build productive lives with a job, family, friends and a sense of community".

How to apply

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity please apply here and our client will be in direct contact

Skills or keywords Drug, and, Alcohol, Practitioner, Addiction Recovery, offender support, criminal justice, case management, group facilitation

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