Criminal Justice Complex Case Recovery Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £24,627 – £29,000
  • Brent
  • Closing 20th June 2021


  • Advertised from 9th June 2021
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • JOB00100507

Role

Are you passionate about co-production and ensuring service users voices are heard and they are involved in service development?

The service

New Beginnings Brent Recovery and Wellbeing service is a WDP led integrated drug and alcohol service, in partnership with CNWL. The service has been supporting residents in Brent since April 2018 and offers a broad range of recovery orientated, high quality services to meet their needs

WDP is committed to the ongoing professional development of all our staff. Through joining WDP, you will receive a warm welcome, peer support, extensive training, regular supervision and the chance to thrive in a lively and aspirational organisation.

The role

This PHE funded Brent New Beginnings role will work as part of the SMART (Supportive Multi-Agency Response Team), a specialist multi-disciplinary Team supporting highly vulnerable and at-risk adults who are falling outside of Brent statutory service provision.

The post holder will be a dynamic, driven individual who takes the lead in engaging with and working face to face with service users who have drug and alcohol dependencies and have involvement with the criminal justice system.

• Taking the lead in working face to face with currently or formerly homeless complex service users with substance misuse issues and Criminal Justice System involvement as well as often dual diagnosis and other vulnerabilities

• Making every contact count through motivational interviewing, ITEP mapping, harm reduction, relapse prevention, brief advice and intervention

• Connecting people with their network and communities, to enhance confidence and build recovery capital.

Conditions

• Salary band of £24,627 - £29,000 per annum

• 12 months FTC

• 37.5 hours per week

Location

Primarily based at the New Beginnings’ Cobbold Road Hub, however there is an expectation to work across sites and within the community.

Why should you apply?

• A new challenge working with rough sleepers affected by drug and alcohol issues

• Specialist role

Application notes

Interested?

To arrange an informal chat about the role, contact, Nichole Donoher-Phillips, Service Manager on nichole.donoher-phillips@wdp.org.uk

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website: wdp.ciphr-irecruit.com/Applicants/vacancy/315/Criminal-Justice-Complex-Case-Recovery-Practitioner---Brent-New-Beginnings

The closing date for applications is Sunday 20th of June 2021 at 00:00 midnight.

The interviews will take place week commencing the 28th of June 2021.

Interviews are likely to take place via Teams, to support social distancing

WDP and Our Values

WDP is an innovative behaviour change charity. We facilitate long-lasting transformation in people’s lives to improve health, wellbeing and social integration. We work across the fields of substance misuse, young person’s support, employability, sexual health and inpatient services.

All staff are required to work to WDP’s four values:

  • Entrepreneurial
  • In partnership
  • Strong belief in service users
  • Community focused
  • Diversity and Equality
    • WDP are a committed equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from disabled candidates, and those form minority ethnic backgrounds.
  • Safeguarding
    • WDP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
  • DBS
    • All posts are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check prior to the confirmation of any job offer.

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