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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!

Specialist Addiction Practitioner x2

Salary
£31,365 – £37,890

Closing Date
28 June 2021

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for x 2 Band 6 Specialist Practitioners to join our multi-disciplinary team. The roles are part of a pilot to support the transition of people who are rough sleeping who are experiencing mental health and substance uses issues, into specialist addiction treatment by increasing the current team’s capacity. You will work specifically within the Specialist Addiction Service COMHAD team (Co-occurring Mental Health and Drugs & Alcohol) for 12 months.

The job role will include providing specialist addiction treatment, including psychosocial and pharmacological interventions, harm reduction, & risk management to service users with co-existing mental health and/or pregnancy needs. The LYPFT team is trauma-informed and offers a formulation driven, psychological model.

The successful candidates will hold a caseload as well as delivering psychosocial interventions to service users to support the wider service. Excellent training, supervision and support from an experienced team based in a clinical centre of excellence will be offered.

For a detailed job description and to apply, please visit the NHS Jobs website

FIT Recovery Coordinator

Salary
£19,000 – £27,500

Closing Date
23 June 2021

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This is an exciting opportunity to join the Focused Intervention Team. The Focused Intervention Team supports service users who present with a range of substance misuse issues which includes non-dependent alcohol use and work specifically with service users with non-opiate substance misuse issues.

This role plays a critical part in making a difference to service users lives, through working proactively to support service users reach their recovery goals, enhance their wellbeing, and realise their full potential.

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. The role is designed to provide holistic support to adult service users and to coordinate their alcohol and drug treatment, including assessment, recovery coordination, PSI delivery and multi-agency working.

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

Active Recovery Coordinator x2

Salary
£19,000 – £27,500

Closing Date
22 June 2021

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You will be an integral member of one of our dynamic treatment team working closely with team leaders and delivering tailored support including recovery planning and case management to enable service users to make positive changes across all stages of their recovery journey.

You will provide targeted support for service users, from initial assessment, into prescribed treatment, to positively exiting our service and into aftercare, ensuring that every recovery journey is tailored to individual goals and priorities.

You will take a “whole person” holistic approach, ensuring that every service users package of care encompasses all areas of their wellbeing, not just their substance use, to achieve the best possible outcomes for every person.

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

Detox Administrator

Salary
£17,500 – £21,000

Closing Date
24 June 2021

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As part of a recent funding increase from Public Health Engalnd to support more service users to attend detoxification, we are recruiting a Detox Administrator. The role will work across the four Humankind substance misuse services in Yorkshire (North Yorkshire, Calderdale, Leeds, and Barnsley) and will be based in either one of these locations depending on personal preference.

The successful candidate will work with the 4 services to support service users to attend the 2 detoxification centres that are being used as part of this funding increase.

For a detailed job description and to apply, please visit the Huamnkind Careers website

Admin Coordinator

Salary
£17,500 – £21,000

Closing Date
22 June 2021

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Main duties and responsibilities will include

  • Responsiblility for line management of administration and reception staff across the city.
  • Ensuring appropriate processes are in place across the team and that they are strictly adhered to.
  • Managing the petty cash process across the service.
  • Supporting and coordinating workloads within the administration team.
  • First contact for Senior Management team for all administration related issues.
  • Ensuring reception areas are appropriately staffed and managed at all times
  • To be responsible for premises related checks across the service.

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

Street Support Recovery Coordinator

Salary
£19,000-£27,000

Closing Date
20 June 2021

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This role is to work in a proactive role to minimise and prevent rough sleeping and begging within the local authority of Leeds by engaging and maintaining clients into treatment.
To support individuals to move into supported, more permanent accommodation.
To provide holistic support to adult service users and to coordinate their drug treatment, including assessment, recovery coordination, Psychosocial Interventions (PSI) delivery and multi-agency working.
As directed by the Lead Practitioner, the Recovery Coordinator will be an integral member of the dynamic multi-agency team developing comprehensive and tailored individual interventions.

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