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Drug and Alcohol Practitioner

Drug & Alcohol Practitioner 

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced substance misuse professional to join our service at HMP Lewes.

The Role

Working in a busy, successful team of Drug and Alcohol Practitioners and Health Professionals you will be managing a caseload of clients, running workshops, both CBT and 12-Step based, and referring to our partner organisations.

You will deliver, and support the delivery, of  drug and alcohol treatment programmes and will be responsible for the case management of offenders on your caseload.

To be successful in this role you will need to have a Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social or equivalent, experience and knowledge of supporting clients with substance misuse issues, a good understanding of recovery and the criminal justice system.  

We will consider applications from candidates with a Nursing and/or Criminal Justice background and applications from candidates who are themselves in recovery will be welcomed.

We offer an excellent benefits package including work-related clinical supervision allowance, Simply Health coverage, competitive annual leave entitlements and a contributory pension scheme.

We also support our employees to achieve both professional and personal development.

We are committed to equality of opportunity.

We select candidates based their abilities and skills and nothing else.

We are dedicated to enhancing the diverse profile of our organisation to reflect the communities within which we work.

About us

"We are the social enterprise that empowers people to break the cycle of crime or 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."

To Apply

Please click on the link provided and you will be redirected to the charitys website to download the full Job Description and complete an online application.



  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Perm
  • Rate: £23.5k - 28.8k per year + Excellent Benefits
  • Location: Lewes
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Charities
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
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  • Reference: DAPLEWES092017
  • Posted: 2017-09-13 11:11:31 -

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