Drug and Alcohol Practitioner

£23.5k per year
12 Oct 2017
09 Nov 2017
The Forward Trust Branded
Full Time
Contract Type

Drug and Alcohol Practitioner - HMP Wandsworth, London - £23,500 per Annum

Permanent, Full Time

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Substance Misuse professional to join our service at HMP Wandsworth.

The Role:

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. 

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. We select candidates based their abilities and skills and nothing else. We are dedicated 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: 27/10/2017 (10:00)