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Drug and Alcohol Practitioner

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, £ £ 23500.00-23500.00 Annual Annual, Permanent


Job title: Drug and Alcohol Practitioner

Salary: £23,500 per annum

Location: HMP The Mount, Hemel Hempstead

Job type: Full Time, Permanent

Business overview

The Forward Trust is the social enterprise that empowers people to break the cycle of crime or addiction to move forward with their lives. Our services have supported thousands of people to make positive changes and build productive lives with a job, family, friends and a sense of community.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced substance misuse professional to become a Drug and Alcohol Practitioner, joining our service at HMP The Mount.

Job description for Drug and Alcohol Practitioner

You will be working in a busy, successful team of Drug and Alcohol Practitioners and Health Professionals
Manage a caseload of clients
Run workshops, both CBT and 12-Step based
Refer to our partner organisations
Deliver and support the delivery of drug and alcohol treatment programmes
You will be responsible for the case management of offenders on your caseload

Requirements for the Drug and Alcohol Practitioner

Experience of working in the substance misuse services
Experience and knowledge of supporting clients with substance misuse issues
A Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social, or willingness to work towards this is desirable
A good understanding of recovery and the criminal justice system
Results and outcome-orientated
We 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


Simply Health coverage
Competitive annual leave entitlements
A contributory pension scheme
Work-related clinical supervision allowance
We support our employees to achieve both professional and personal development

Closing date: Friday 12th April 2019

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Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
£ £ 23500.00-23500.00 Annual Annual