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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/09/2021.

Recovery Worker x2

Job Reference: 301-IT-21-120575

Employer:
Inclusion
Department:
Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service
Location:
Leeds
Salary:
Band 5

Inclusion, created in 2002 is part of the Specialist Services Care Group of Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT).

We believe that the individuals and families who use our services should receive high quality, committed and inclusive services realising all the benefits a modern national NHS organisation can bring. To do this, we need a well trained and supported workforce and place significant investment in training and development opportunities. We have market-leading opportunities and terms and conditions.

We are proud to have dedicated, passionate and professional staff across our services. We employ a broad spectrum of roles to ensure we meet the needs of those we work with. This includes Doctors, Nurses, Therapists, Allied Health Professionals, Psycho-social Workers, Peer Mentors and Volunteers.

There has never been a better time to join Inclusion (and the Trust); take a look at our Benefits Leaflet to see what else we can offer you.

The Trust works in partnership with the NHS programme ‘Step into Health’, supporting ex-service personnel into a career in the NHS.


The Inclusion Directorate with Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation currently provides Psychosocial Substance Misuse Teams into 5 prisons across Yorkshire.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for2 individuals to join our teams1 x Recovery Worker at HMP Leeds and 1 x Recovery Worker at HMP Wealstun. We are looking for compassionate and skilled Recovery Workers to join these teams.

Please note: Although each role will be based predominantly in one site, there is an expectation,if circumstances arise ,of cross site working across both these establishments. Please state your preferred site if applicable, on application.

Working in prisons is both challenging and rewarding. This is an opportunity to work with some very interesting people with complex substance misuse needs. Working in prisons is a fantastic opportunity to make a positive difference to the lives of people who are often disadvantaged and vulnerable.

Successful applicants will work as part of a full multi-disciplinary and integrated Healthcare Service. Interventions are offered in line with a stepped care model with a single point of access for prisoners experiencing substance misuse difficulties.

As a Recovery Worker you will need to have a sound knowledge of substance misuse and the barriers and issues faced by those affected. You will need to be confident in managing a caseload of people with complex substance misuse difficulties.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity we would love to hear from you.

Please emailAnna.Roberts@justice.gov.uk if you would like to discuss further,




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1. UPDATES & CORRESPONDENCE – All correspondence will be sent via email to the email address you used when making your application. Please check your email regularly. If you have selected updates by text messaging we will also correspond via this method.

2. EMPLOYMENT CHECKS – If selected for interview, you will be sent an email with the details of the documentation you need to bring along with you to verify your Right to work in the UK, your identity and DBS Check. Failure to bring the documentation will delay your employment if you are successful at interview.

3. REFERENCES - Please ensure you provide email addresses for all referees for the last 3 years of employment and advise of any gaps in employment.

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and operates a no smoking at work policy.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust has a positive attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.

PLEASE NOTE: should we have a high volume of applications the Trust may close the vacancy early.


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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