Drug and Alcohol Practitioner

Hiring People
£23,587 per year + benefits
04 Feb 2017
04 Mar 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Drug and Alcohol Practitioner

Our clients currently have an exciting opportunity to join their Integrated Healthcare and Substance Misuse services at HMP Coldingley.

Role Overview

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 our 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 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.

HMP Coldingley has limited access by public transport and requires access to own means of transport.

Our Clients 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.

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.

Our Clients are committed to equality of opportunity. They select candidates based their abilities and skills and nothing else. Theyare dedicated to enhancing the diverse profile of our organisation to reflect the communities within which we work.

If you are interested in this position please click on the link provided and you will be redirected to our clients website where you can view a full copy of the job specification and complete an application form.

Closing date for applications: 26/02/2017 (23:59)