The Forward Trust is hiring a
The Forward Trust, are a UK leading provider of drug and alcohol treatment services. We deliver treatment and recovery support – in prisons and in the community – which helps people move away from addiction and crime. These services provide a variety of support, including advice, counselling, group work and intensive treatment. At The Forward Trust we believe that all people who are addicted to or misusing substances should have access to support which is effective in protecting their health, and motivating them to take steps towards their own recovery. Over 20 years of pursuing this mission, we have been successful in moving thousands of drug dependent offenders away from a lifestyle revolving around crime, and drug or alcohol dependence.
We believe and are committed to providing opportunities to all people including those with ‘Lived Experience’ we encourage applications from all background including those in recovery from addiction, co-dependency or gambling, have experience of previous offending or homelessness.
As a Drug and Alcohol practitioner you will be working within an integrated healthcare framework to provide support to drug and alcohol users aged 18 and over in a community setting. Services are designed to deliver Psychosocial Drug and Alcohol Interventions including a range of group work packages as well as structured one to one’s, and relapse prevention/harm reduction strategies. You will be working with a team of experienced practitioners and clinicians in a fast paced end to end community service.
This role is matrenity cover for 12 months.
As the role is located within Renew in Hull, a busy community drug and alcohol service, which will require you to be flexible and good time management skills are essential. We pride ourselves in being a diverse employer and have a supportive approach to people with lived experience.
Job Description - Drug and Alcohol Practitioner (Programmes)