Transitional Worker - Criminal Justice services,
Our client currently have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Health and Social Care Professional to join their Surrey service to support clients with their pre-release plan and with settling back in the local community upon their release. The role will involve travelling to different prison in the Surrey areas.
The Transitional Worker will assess the clients, track them throughout their sentence, ensuring that there are comprehensive release plans in place, and meets them upon release to support them through the first 24 hours following release, assertively linking them into treatment and support resources. A holistic release plan will be drawn up with the offender (in conjunction with prison based teams) in order that all necessary referrals can be made prior to release, and care pathways established for each individual client. All necessary appointments are pre-booked.
To take up this fantastic opportunity you will possess a thorough knowledge of the needs of clients within custody and who are engaged in Criminal Justice services, together with knowledge of addiction approaches and an understanding needs of our client group upon release
You will have strong administration skills, and understanding of Recovery pathways including the 12-step treatment and a commitment to the work of The Forward Trust.
Our client Trust offers an excellent benefits package including work-related clinical supervision allowance, Simply Health coverage, competitive annual leave entitlements and a contributory pension scheme. Employees are supported to achieve both professional and personal development.
Applications from ex-offenders are welcomed and those in recovery particularly those from a 12 step background.
Committed to equality of opportunity for employees and eligible applicants. You'll be judged on your abilities and skills and nothing else. Committed to enhancing the diverse profile of our organisation to reflect the communities within which we work.
Closing date for applications: 13/09/2017 (14:00)