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Drug and Alcohol Practitioner posted by i4 JOBS

Full Time
Thetford
£21,000/ year
NHS Band 4

Job Description

Drug and Alcohol Practitioner – HMP Wayland - £21,000 per annum – Full Time Permanent.

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

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.

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 the companies 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.

Please note that HMP Wayland has limited access to public transport

They 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.

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. They also support their employees to achieve both professional and personal development.

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

To Apply

Please click apply and you will be directed to the company website, where you can progress your application. You also can download a full job description and person specification.

They are unable to accept CV’s

Closing date for applications: 26th January 2018 (10am)

Reference Number

i4J-TFT-4444