Prison Link Worker - Fixed Term for 2 years

Fixed Term
£24,627 - £29,000 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Closing date:Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 17:00
Interview date, week commencing:Monday, May 29, 2017
Job role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be a part of WDP Harrow; we are seeking to recruit a Prison Link worker. Your role will be to engage, case manage and deliver recovery-orientated interventions to service users in a range of settings including prisons.

The successful candidate must be committed, hardworking and highly motivated and have experience of working with substance misuse and related health and wellbeing issues in a care-planning method.  They should have a good understanding of substance misuse, offending and safeguarding interventions and best practice.

You will be an excellent team player and have a proven ability to work as part of a team and on your initiative, as this role involves working with a wide range of challenging issues and behaviours and many difficult to engage clients.

This role is dependent upon the successful applicant obtaining  Prison clearance.

WDP is recovery focused organisation. Our staff and volunteers are committed to helping our service users to improve their health and wellbeing, and to become free from dependency.

WDP is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

WDP aims to be an equal opportunities employer.