Drug and Alcohol Practitioner

Hemel Hempstead
£23.5k per year + Pro Rata
10 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
The Forward Trust Branded
Part Time
Contract Type

Drug and Alcohol Practitioner - Hemel Hempstead, HMP the Mount - £23,500 Pro Rata - Part Time, Permanent (21 Hours)

Are you a qualified counsellor? Are you passionate about 12-Step treatment? If so this could be the job for you!

About Us

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.

The Role

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced 12-Step recovery professional to join our programmes team at HMP The Mount on a Part-Time basis on Monday, Tuesday and either Wednesday or Thursday.

You will be responsible for delivering our Treatment Programmes. You will be working in a busy, successful team of professional and in partnership with the case management team and other support services to deliver a holistic treatment package.

As part of our Programme team you will be at the heart of our service delivery enabling our clients to start and sustain their recovery journey and make lasting changes.

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.

HMP The Mount has limited access by public transport and requires access to own means of transport (if required)

Forward 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.

We 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.

To Apply

Please click apply and you will be directed to our website, where you can progress your application. You also can download a full job description and person specification.

You will also need to complete a supporting statement that lists clear examples which demonstrate your competencies in relation to the person specification and being the right candidate for the role.

We are unable to accept CV’s.

Closing date for applications: 23/10/2017 (09:00 am)

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