Service Support Worker, HMP Woodhill

Milton Keynes
£16,450 - £22,500 per annum
37.5 per week
Closing date:Monday, October 30, 2017 - 17:00
Interview date, week commencing:
Job role:

The WDP Woodhill service are looking for a highly motivated and dedicated individual to support the existing and growing drug and alcohol service. We deliver an integrated drug treatment service within HMP Woodhill providing 24/7 clinical care, utilising a multi-disciplinary team comprised of specialist substance misuse doctors, nurse prescribers, staff nurses and psychosocial recovery intervention workers.

The post holder will support the service by offering wing based assistance to staff delivering both clinical and psychosocial interventions. This will involve planning, administration, and general duties such as support with pharmacy deliveries and ordering and recording of medications. This post will also support the coordination of release planning, provide witness to medication administration and offer practical admin support by problem solving and responding to requests for information from other departments and agencies.

HMP Woodhill is a category A prison in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire.  Applicants for this post will be required to achieve full security clearance for the establishment, including counter terrorism clearance to be successfully appointed to this post.

 If you would like to have an informal discussion about the post, please contact Rachel Palethorpe, Service Manager on: 07834 467726

WDP is a 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 employee.