Health & Wellbeing Practitioners – HMP Bronzefield

Forward Trust
Applications closing date: 10/06/2024
Middlesex, United Kingdom
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Closing Date
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South East


We are The Forward Trust (formerly RAPt and Blue Sky), the social enterprise with charitable status that empowers people to break the often interlinked cycles of crime and addiction to move forward with their lives.

For more than 25 years we have been working with people to build positive and productive lives, whatever their past. We believe that anyone is capable of lasting change. 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 believe and are committed to providing oportunities to all people including those with 'Lived Experience' we encourage applications from all backgrounds including those in recovery from addiction, co-dependency or gambling, have experience of previous offending or homelessness.

The role is based on site at HMP/YOI Bronzefield, a womens local remand prison located in Ashford. The Health and Wellbeing Practitioner delivers client centered treatment depending on the requirements of the individual client. You will be required to manage a caseload, provide appropriate harm reduction advice and guidance, assess, acre plan: deliver sructured 1:1 and group-work sessions for both Substance Misuse and Low Level Mental Health servuce users. Transitional support from prison to the community via integrated working with other Health and Wellbeing agencies both within the prison and in the community, is and essential element of the work to prepare service users for release.

  • Develop and contribute to the Substance Misuse and general Health and Wellbeing care needs of service users, supporting them in the development of release plans which are appropriate to their needs.
  • Ensure substance misuse and mental health groups, and Health and Wellbeing programmes, are facilitated/co-facilitated to the standard required by the Forward and in accordance with any relevant needs.
  • Carry out substance misuse and low level mental interventions relevant to individual client needs, including 1:1 sessions and group work/programme facilitation.

Part-time and trainee roles available

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