|4||Published Date||01 June 2018|
|5||Last Date to Apply||09 June 2018|
- Salary: Negotiable
- Location: Bexley, DA81RQ
Blenheim is a leading charity that helps people struggling with alcohol and substance misuse across London, by providing accessible support and help to end their dependency. The Pier Road Project is a new integrative treatment service lead by South London & the Maudsley NHS Trust in Partnership with Blenheim and St Giles Trust. The Service provides a recovery-orientated model offering medication-assisted treatment, alongside psychosocial interventions for people living in the London Borough of Bexley.
We are currently looking for an experienced and enthusiastic individual to join us as a Criminal Justice Recovery Practitioner. You should have substantial experience of working in the drug and alcohol field and be able to work professionally and effectively with a wide range of service users. Ideally, you should have a Health & Social Care Diploma Level 3 or equivalent, or be ready to work towards this certification.
You will be experienced in working in Partnership with the Police and in custody suites, Probation, CRC, Community Safety Teams, Courts, and Prisons. You will understand criminal justice pathways to substance misuse treatment and timescales.
You will be a team player who is motivated, have good time management skills and meet deadlines. Be able to complete good quality court reports and have good communication skills. You will be skilled in undertaking comprehensive assessments, interventions aimed at developing coping strategies, building resilience and recovery networks. You will be experienced in designing and facilitating group work. You will have a good understanding of Mutual Aid, Education, Training and Employment services and the needs of service users at this point in their recovery. You will need to have experience with and commitment to working in Partnership. You will need a good understanding of the substance misuse treatment system, excellent communication and clinical skills, and the ability to work to performance targets.
In return, we offer a competitive salary, generous annual leave, a wide range of training, and other benefits.
Please note that we do not accept CVs. If you wish to apply, you will have to complete your application online.