The Forward Trust is hiring a
The Forward Trust, are a UK leading provider of drug and alcohol treatment services to offenders. We deliver treatment and recovery support – in prisons and in the community – which helps people move away from addiction and crime. These services provide a variety of support, including advice, counselling, group work and intensive treatment. At The Forward Trust we believe that all people who are addicted to or misusing substances should have access to support which is effective in protecting their health, and motivating them to take steps towards their own recovery. Over 20 years of pursuing this mission, we have been successful in moving thousands of drug dependent offenders away from a lifestyle revolving around crime, and drug or alcohol dependence.
We believe and are committed to providing opportunities to all people including those with ‘Lived Experience’ we encourage applications from all background including those in recovery from addiction, co-dependency or gambling, have experience of previous offending or homelessness.
The service is based within HMP Send a closed category female prison in Send, Surrey. The service aims to work with female offenders who identify as havign drug and/or alcohol misuse issues. Within the integreated substance misuse service team providing both clinical and psychosocial interventions as a Team Leader you will be responsible for leading a team of Wellbeing and Recovery practitioners made up of case managers and programmes facilitators. You will be contributing to the targets set by Forward and the local commissioners, providing supervision, training and guidance to practitioners and supporting the unit as part of the management team. One of the key targets will be measuring outcomes, so co-operative working relationships with other partner agencies is vital to this role.