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Forward Leeds is service made up of several key partners including DISC, BARCA-Leeds and St. Anne’s enabling the development of a peer led, recovery community.

We provide a safe environment in which people can develop their life skills, and confidence to achieve and maintain recovery and abstinence from their substance misuse, successfully re-integrate into society, and become active, contributing citizens

What’s in it for you?

  • A competitive salary
  • Pension Scheme
  • Exceptional support, training and development
  • Flexible working

NEW JOBS!

Recepetionist

(Part Time 16hrs)

Salary
£14,143 – £16,229

dependent upon experience

Closing Date

5 July 2017

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You will be required to provide reception support and provide a team of recovery staff with first class reception support, an accommodating approach and a welcoming reception area in a busy Recovery Hub, assisting the integrated team to achieve sustainable treatment outcomes for service users within Leeds.

As directed by the Area Manager, the Receptionist will be an integral member of the dynamic multi agency team, using their abilities and skills to:

• Organise and manager client appointments
• Communicate effectively with a range of people
• Manage a number of priorities
• Keep calm under pressure to ensure your success in this post

For detailed job description and person specification please visit My DISC jobs

Family Plus Lead

(Maternity Cover)

Salary
£25,043-£27,356

dependent upon experience

Closing Date

27 June 2017

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We are looking for a motivated, experienced family/substance misuse worker to take on the role of Lead Practitioner within the Family Plus team as maternity cover for up to 12 months. The Family Plus team delivers interventions to support families of Forward Leeds clients in order to improve their outcomes and reduce the risks of them becoming involved with social care.

Barca-Leeds is an independent, multi-purpose organisation based in Bramley, West Leeds. We provide specialist services to children, young people, and adults in our community. We support people to overcome a broad range of health and/ or social issues, many of which stem from social deprivation.

For detailed job description and person specification please click Apply.

Independent Non-Medical Prescribers (NMP)

Full Time, Part Time And Sessional Positions Available.

Salary
£31,383 – £41,373

dependent upon experience

Closing Date
On-going

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Take this exciting opportunity to join us and play a part in our Leeds service which reaches out to help some of the most vulnerable people in society. SMHS is a drug and alcohol service provider who are committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst its workforce and within the services we deliver.

We have opportunities for NMC registered, qualified NMP’s, who are eager to join us in Leeds to provide a range of drug and alcohol medical interventions and services.
Positions are available on a full-time or part-time/sessional basis from two sessions per week (1 day) up to 10 sessions (37.5 hours per week).

What we offer:

  • 27 days annual leave which increases to 29 days and then 33 days upon length of service, in addition to 8 bank holiday days.
  • Private pension scheme – employer contributions of 14%.
  • Salary £31,383-£41,373 dependent upon experience.

All positions require DBS clearance.

SMHS is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst its workforce and within the services we deliver. Our aim is that our workforce will be truly representative of all sections of society and each employee feels respected and able to give of their best.
To apply for this position, please email smhsrecruitment@nhs.net to request an application pack or contact the HR team on 0113 2444102.

Doctors, GPs, GPs With Special Interest (GPSI)

Full Time, Part Time And Sessional Positions Available

Salary
£77,250 – £87,550

dependent upon experience

Closing Date
On-going

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Take this exciting opportunity to join us and play part in our Leeds service which reach out to help some of the most vulnerable people in society. SMHS is a drug and alcohol service provider who are committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst its workforce and within the services we deliver.

We have opportunities for Doctors, GP’s with Special Interest, GP’s who are eager to join us in Leeds to provide a range of drug and alcohol medical interventions and services.

Positions are available on a full time or part time/sessional basis from two session per week (1 day) up to 10 sessions (37.5 hours per week).

What we offer:

  • 30 days annual leave per year, plus 8 days bank holidays
  • Private pension scheme – employer contributions of 14%
  • Competitive salary £77,250 – £87,550 dependent upon experience

All positions require DBS clearance.

SMHS is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst its workforce and within the services we deliver. Our aim is that our workforce will be truly representative of all sections of society and each employee feels respected and able to give of their best.

To apply for this position, please email smhsrecruitment@nhs.net to request an application pack or contact the HR team on 0113 2444102

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Young Persons Structured Group Work Volunteer

Part Time And Sessional Positions Available

 Closing Date
9th July 2017

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We support young people to reduce and stop using drugs and alcohol, we help them learn about the effects and risks of drugs and alcohol and for anyone who isn’t ready to stop yet, how to limit the harm drugs and alcohol can cause.

We offer support around emotional, physical and sexual health, and have nurses who specialise in this work in the team. We offer group work sessions in a variety of settings and part of the role will include co-planning and co-delivering group work activities

Support can be offered to family members and concerned others about a young person’s drug or alcohol use. Appointments are offered in a variety of settings such as school or home and we deliver targeted, structured group work in schools, family centres and community centres.

These structured groups, support vulnerable young people around drug and alcohol use as well as associated issues such as self-esteem, healthy lifestyles and positive choices.

We also do drop in sessions across the city.

The successful applicant will work alongside a staff member supporting the facilitation of structured groups in schools and pupil referral units.

The majority of these will be secondary school age and the groups generally run for 4-6 sessions depending on need.

The role will meet the aims of the project as detailed above.

This role will require fortnightly commitment.

To apply for this position, please email recruitment@mydiscjobs.com to request an application pack or contact the HR team on 01325 731 160

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Young Persons Outreach Volunteer

Part Time And Sessional Positions Available

 Closing Date
9th July 2017

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We support young people to reduce and stop using drugs and alcohol, we help them learn about the effects and risks of drugs and alcohol and for anyone who isn’t ready to stop yet, how to limit the harm drugs and alcohol can cause.

We offer support around emotional, physical and sexual health, and have nurses who specialise in this work in the team.

We offer group work sessions in a variety of settings and part of the role will include co-planning and co-delivering group work activities

Support can be offered to family members and concerned others about a young person’s drug or alcohol use. Appointments are offered in a variety of settings such as school or home

We deliver targeted, structured group work in schools, family centres and community centres. These structured groups, support vulnerable young people around drug and alcohol use as well as associated issues such as self-esteem, healthy lifestyles and positive choices.

We also do drop in sessions across the city with organisations we work with like housing providers and youth service organisations.

The successful applicant will work alongside a staff member with their caseload.

The role will be outreach based, visiting young people in the community, their home, school etc.

The role will meet the aims of the project as detailed above.

This role will require weekly commitment.

To apply for this position, please email recruitment@mydiscjobs.com to request an application pack or contact the HR team on 01325 731 160

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Young Persons Peer Support Group Facilitator Volunteer

Part Time And Sessional Positions Available

 Closing Date
9th July 2017

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We support young people to reduce and stop using drugs and alcohol, we help them learn about the effects and risks of drugs and alcohol and for anyone who isn’t ready to stop yet, how to limit the harm drugs and alcohol can cause.

We offer support around emotional, physical and sexual health, and have nurses who specialise in this work in the team. We offer group work sessions in a variety of settings and part of the role will include co-planning and co-delivering group work activities

Support can be offered to family members and concerned others about a young person’s drug or alcohol use. Appointments are offered in a variety of settings such as school or home

We deliver targeted, structured group work in schools, family centres and community centres. These structured groups, support vulnerable young people around drug and alcohol use as well as associated issues such as self-esteem, healthy lifestyles and positive choices.

We also do drop in sessions across the city with organisations we work with like housing providers and youth service organisations.

The successful applicant will work alongside a staff member to set up a peer support group for young people. Peer support involves people sharing knowledge, experience or practical help with each other.

The group will generally be aimed at young people aged 16-20.

This role will require a fortnightly commitment.

To apply for this position, please email recruitment@mydiscjobs.com to request an application pack or contact the HR team on 01325 731 160

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