Addictions Worker - Counsellor, Prison Based

Recruiter
Addictions Support & Counselling
Location
Polmont, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Jun 2019
Closes
18 Jun 2019
Ref
1181071600
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We provide a range of counselling, community rehabilitation & peer support services for people affected by substance misuse to help them on their recovery journey. We are seeking an experienced and competent prison based counsellor to work in partnership with NHS Forth Valley and Scottish Prison Service colleagues at HMP Polmont YOI and HMP Glenochil. You may also be asked to work across other prison establishments in Forth Valley. Addictions Worker - Counsellor, prison based 35 hours per week Salary £24,289 to £26,891 You will use your assessment, care planning and counselling skills to work with offenders many of whom are affected by alcohol misuse. A self-starter, you will be comfortable working alongside colleagues within a multi-agency approach in developing creative responses to need. You will; have a recognised professional qualification in counselling have a recognised award in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), or be willing to obtain such an award be familiar with managing a busy caseload and in monitoring and recording all aspects of your work have a strong commitment to promoting recovery The application pack is available from ASC via the contact details below at or on-line from Good moves website If you are interested in this post and wish to have an informal discussion please call the number below Closing date for applications is 5:00 pm . Monday 8 July 2019. Interviews will be held in Polmont on Monday 15 July 2019 . This post requires an enhanced disclosure SCO Charity Number SCO23353

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