Join Us

Forward Leeds is service made up of several key partners including humankindBARCA-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!

Active Recovery Coordinator

Salary
£17,402 – £24,271

Closing Date
24th August

Apply

The Recovery Coordinator is an integral member of our dynamic multi-agency team, delivering comprehensive and tailored individual interventions that will include delivery of a full range of structured, one to one, support.

For a detailed job description and to apply, please visit the Humankind Careers page

Team Manager

Salary
£28,443 – £35,136

Closing Date
12th August

Apply

The post holder will provide the management and supervision of a multi-agency/disciplinary recovery team offering a flexible and accessible service to alcohol and drug users.

  • To promote the work of Forward Leeds service and liaise closely with other agencies and make effective links with services and facilities in the community to benefit service users
  • To achieve performance targets in conjunction with management through motivating and managing the team effectively.
  • To work jointly to develop and agree effective pathways and procedures across the service.
  • To provide direct supervision, support and development to staff members and volunteers including skill and commitment to the delivery of Structured Psychosocial Interventions.
  • To audit staff and service targets against individual staff, Service Specifications and Contractual Targets

For a detailed job description and to apply, please visit the Humankind Careers page

Alcohol and Drug Practitioner (FIT/CCG)

Salary
£21,028.88- £24,271.03

Closing Date
10th September

Apply

We have an excellent opportunity for an alcohol and drug practitioner with experience, who is able to work on their own initiative from GP practices across the city, to help deliver a partnership model of working between the Leeds NHS CCG and Forward Leeds. The successful candidate will link in with a number of different surgeries from where they will motivate patients to make positive changes to their drinking or substance misuse.

They will have a good knowledge of harm reduction messages, risk management, recovery planning, therapeutic interventions and be able to support clients to address their alcohol and drug (non opiate) problems. They will need to be confident in their abilities, have good communication and record-keeping skills and be self-motivated, as they will often be working remotely from the rest of the team. As part of the role they will need to build on established relationships within existing practices as well as developing the service in new GP Practices.

They will be able to obtain support from the rest of the service, including drawing upon the experience and expertise within one of the largest treatment services in the country. They will have a base in one of our hubs when not in GP practices and help contribute to the excellent recovery focussed outcomes that Forward Leeds delivers.

They will need to be able to travel across the city and thus require their own transport

For a detailed job description and to apply, please visit the BARCA-Leeds jobs page

Independent Nursing Prescriber
(Three full time, permanent roles available)

Salary
£37,750 – £43,000

Closing Date
open

Apply

We have three full time, permanent vacancies for NMC registered, qualified NMPS to join us in Leeds to provide a range of drug and alcohol medical interventions and services.

Take this exciting opportunity to join us and play a part in a service that is “at the forefront of leading innovative work with kind, compassionate and caring staff” –  according to our recent CQC report.

For a detailed job description and to apply, please visit the Humankind Careers page

Independent Nursing Prescriber
Fixed Term Contract

Salary
£37,750 – £43,000

Closing Date
open

Apply

We have a vacancy for a NMC registered, qualified NMPS to join us in Leeds to provide a range of drug and alcohol medical interventions and services.

Take this exciting opportunity to join us and play a part in a service that is “at the forefront of leading innovative work with kind, compassionate and caring staff” –  according to our recent CQC report.

For a detailed job description and to apply, please visit the Humankind Careers page