Wellbeing and Recovery Practitioner – HMP Coldingley

    Forward Trust
    Applications closing date: 30/09/2022
    Surrey, United Kingdom
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    South East


    We are The Forward Trust, the social enterprise that empowers people to break the cycle of crime and addiction to move forward with their lives.

    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.

    You will be working within an integrated healthcare framework to provide support to prisoners aged 18 and over. The team have a broad skills mix to deliver combined psychosocial and clinical interventions promoting holistic recovery and health and wellbeing to prisoners. This might include working with low-level mental health needs and/or substance misuse issues.

    Day to day you will be responsible for managing a caseload, providing appropriate harm reduction advice and guidance, assessments, and care plans; You will deliver structured 1:1 and group-work sessions for both Substance Misuse and Low Level Mental Health service users and provide transitional support from prison to the community to prepare service users for release.

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