Drug and Alcohol Practitioner

    Forward Trust
    Applications closing date: 04/07/2022
    Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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    South East


    As a Drug and Alcohol Practitioner, you will work within an integrated healthcare framework to provide support to drug and alcohol users aged 18 and over (dependent on service).

    Services are designed to deliver Psychosocial Drug and Alcohol Interventions for offenders coming into a prison that is identified as having an alcohol or drug problem.

    You will be required to manage a caseload, provide appropriate harm reduction advice and guidance, assess, care plan; deliver structured 1:1 and group-work sessions including structured treatment programmes if relevant to the unit you are working in. Through care and integration with other services such as Transitional, Housing, Employment, Gym, Healthcare, Probation and external Drugs Intervention Teams are an essential element of the work to prepare for release.

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