Drug & Alcohol Practitioner

The Junction is a dynamic and expanding local service.

Underpinned by a unique partnership between the Alcohol & Drug Service, an independent non-statutory agency, and Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust.

We currently have the following vacancy in North East Lincolnshire:

Drug & Alcohol Practitioner
(Job Ref. 130)
20,440 - 24,941

Based in Grimsby, the successful candidate will be part of a multi-disciplinary team delivering all aspects of community based substance misuse treatment in North East Lincolnshire.

The successful candidate will assess the needs of potential service users, promote engagement in the treatment process and provide psychological/psychosocial based interventions on a one to one and/or group basis for those with problematic alcohol and/or drug use.

The successful candidate will assist in promoting harm reduction strategies in the needle exchange and participate in the development of the service.

* 6% non contributory Pension Scheme
* Health Scheme
* Attractive annual leave package
* Full time 37.5 hrs

The successful candidate will have good interpersonal and communication skills, a professional qualification (minimum of diploma level) and evidenced experience of working with substance misusers or substance misuse treatment approaches.

Apply on line at ads-uk.org

Closing date for applications: 28th December 2012 at 12 noon

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

The ADS is an equal opportunity employer and an agency committed to diversity. It is committed to the fair and equal treatment of potential and existing employees and clients.

Visit the ADS website on ads-uk.org

Job Type : Permanent

Location : Grimsby

Salary : 20,440 - 24,941

Date Advertised : 20 Dec 2012

Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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