Family Worker (Prisons)
We have an exciting opportunity within GMMH Health and Justice division for an experienced and highly motivated individual to work with families affected by alcohol dependency. The role will be based across prison sites in the North West. The post holder will offer advice, information, advocacy and support to alcohol dependent parents and their families accessing or seeking to access GMMH, Early Break, Local Authority and other appropriate community services. The successful candidate would be required to provide a range of interventions dependent on the needs of the service user, significant others and the wider community. We are looking for someone who is self motivated and also able to work effectively as part of a team. For further details / informal visits contact: Sarah Lewis **Please note, this vacancy may be closed at any time if sufficient applications have been received** Important Information about working for GMMH: All positions within the Trust are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, for further information on the checks required please visit the NHS Employers website. NHS Jobs/TRAC -(Recruitment Systems) - If your application form has been submitted on NHS jobs, we will need to transfer your personal data information (application form) from NHS Jobs to upload into TRAC systems. GMMH have made the Apprenticeship Promise and as part of that promise will consider all Band 1 to 4 vacancies as Apprenticeship Opportunities. Applicants are encouraged to apply for posts at Greater Manchester Mental Health who have direct experience of mental health, learning disability or drug and alcohol services either as a service user or a carer. **If you do not hold a current competency based qualification and or the Care Certificate, you will be expected to complete an appropriate Apprenticeship in Healthcare with GMMH.** The Trust is also committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Disclosure and Barring Service Check This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.