Drug and Alcohol Practitioner

£23.5k per year
16 Feb 2018
16 Mar 2018
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Contract Type
Full Time

Drug and Alcohol Practitioner - £23,500 per annum – HMP Downview – Full Time Permanent.

Our client currently has an exciting opportunity for an experienced substance misuse professional to join their service at HMP Downview.

Our client is 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 they have been working with people to build positive and productive lives, whatever their past. They believe that anyone is capable of lasting change. Their services have supported thousands of people to make positive changes and build productive lives with a job, family, friends and a sense of community.

They offer an excellent benefits package including work-related clinical supervision allowance, Simply Health coverage, competitive annual leave entitlements and a contributory pension scheme. They also support their employees to achieve both professional and personal development.

The Role

Working in a busy, successful team of Drug and Alcohol Practitioners and Health Professionals you will be managing a caseload of clients, running workshops, both CBT and 12-Step based, and referring to their partner organisations.

You will deliver, and support the delivery, of drug and alcohol treatment programmes and will be responsible for the case management of offenders on your caseload.

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

To Apply

You will need to fill in an application form with supporting statement on the company website. Once you submit via the apply button below you will be sent by email a link to the direct page where you can apply, and view the Job Description.

Please ensure your supporting statement lists clear examples which demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience 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.

Applications from candidates who are themselves in recovery will be welcomed.

They are unable to accept CV’s.

Our client is committed to equality of opportunity. They select candidates based on their abilities and skills and nothing else and are dedicated to enhancing the diverse profile of their organisation to reflect the communities within which they work.

Closing date for applications: 28th February 2018 (10am)