Night Support Drug and Alcohol Practitioner

Hiring People
Pro rata (26 hours a week)
11 Oct 2017
08 Nov 2017
Hiring People
Contract Type
Part Time

Night Support Drug and Alcohol Practitioner

Our client have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Substance Misuse Professional to join their residential rehabilitation team in Hull - The Bridges.


Working within The Bridges, a residential rehab for those leaving prison or serving community orders, you will be responsible for delivering counselling and group work services to the clients within the unit as part of a community Substance Abuse Treatment Programme.

To take up this excellent opportunity you will have previous experience of providing a counselling service to this client group, or similar. You will be in possession of a recognised counselling qualification (or the commitment to gain one) and have a thorough knowledge of, and commitment to the 12-step process of recovery.

You will have excellent organisational and communication skills, with the ability to set and stick to professional boundaries.

Detailed knowledge of HIV and Hepatitis infection is desirable, but not essential, as the facilitation of therapeutic groups.

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.

Applications are welcomed from ex-offenders and those in recovery particularly those from a 12 step background.

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 and welcome applications from candidates who are themselves in recovery, 

About our client

"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".

To Apply:

CVs not accepted

Please ensure your supporting statement lists clear examples which demonstrate your competencies in relation to the person specification and being the right candidate for the role. Please ensure you provide specific examples from previous work experience on how you meet each criterion. (Please use additional sheets if necessary)

Closing date for applications: 25/10/2017 (10:00 am)