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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!

Active Recovery Coordinator (maternity cover)

Salary
£17,402 – £24,271

Closing Date
28 October 2019

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The Recovery Coordinator is an integral member of a 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 jobs page

Independent Nursing Prescriber x 3 vacancies

Salary
£37,750 – £43,000 pro rata

Closing Date
31 October 2019

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We have 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 its recent CQC report.

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

Independent Nursing Prescriber

Salary
£37,750 – £43,000 pro rata

Closing Date
31 October 2019

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We have a 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 its recent CQC report.

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

Administration Coordinator

Salary
£19,948 – £22,109

Closing Date
1 November 2019

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This is a new and exciting role within the service. You will be required to oversee the running of reception and administration teams across all three hubs, to provide a team of recovery staff with first-class administrative support, an accommodating approach and a welcoming reception area in busy Recovery Hubs, assisting the integrated team to achieve sustainable treatment outcomes for service users within Leeds.

As directed by the Team Manager, the Administration Coordinator will be an integral member of the dynamic multi-agency team, using their abilities and skills to:

  • Organise and manage information
  • Provide effective line management to the administrators and reception staff
  • Communicate effectively with a range of people
  • Manage a number of priorities
  • Keep calm under pressure to ensure your success in this post

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

Focussed Intervention Team Drug and Alcohol Worker – two roles


Salary
1 x 37 hours a week (Full Time)
1 x 22.5 hours a week (0.6 pro rata)
Salary: £19,948.16- £24,271.03 pro rata

Closing Date
7 November 2019

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We are looking for experienced and knowledgeable drug and alcohol practitioners to work within our Focussed Intervention Team. The team works with predominantly non-opiate and alcohol clients and works towards them achieving their treatment objectives in a time-limited period. We are looking for candidates that can maintain the good outputs of the team and can keep client records to a good standard. The successful candidates will have a good knowledge of therapeutic skills, harm reduction advice and information and be able to identify and act on risks.

The role also involves going out and promoting the service and raising awareness of issues around drugs and alcohol with the general public. This will be through local community events, city-wide events and other public-facing venues and arenas. The candidate will need to be engaging and comfortable with approaching and talking to members of the public and delivering opportunistic brief interventions. Evening and occasional weekend work will be required.

We welcome applications from people with their own experience of accessing drug and alcohol treatment and recovery services.

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

Recovery Coordinator


Salary
£17,402 – £24,271

Closing Date
8 November 2019

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As directed by the Area Manager, the Recovery Coordinator will be an integral member of the dynamic multi agency team developing and delivering comprehensive and tailored individual interventions that will include delivery of a full range of structured, psychosocial and clinical support.

The post calls for close co-operation with other professionals such as GP’s, practice nurses and pharmacists and may involve delivering support from host clinics/GP practices.

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

Specialist Early Help Hub Alcohol and Drug Practitioner


Salary
£26,132.40

Closing Date
31 October 2019

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This is a new opportunity to work with families who are affected by drug and alcohol issues. Based in one of the new Early Help Hubs (one in each area of the city) you will play a critical role in making a difference in the lives of children and families, and transforming Early Help services in Leeds.

As a successful candidate you will have excellent knowledge of drugs and alcohol issues and have experience of delivering a range of interventions that reduce risk and minimise harm. You will have a good understanding of the impact drugs and alcohol have on families, and be experienced in responding to safeguarding matters.

You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team of workers providing early advice to families in order to prevent issues escalating, and offer signposting and support for families to access substance misuse treatment services when required. You will also support colleagues to increase their understanding of the issues and provide awareness and understanding training sessions to partners.

For a detailed job description and to apply, please visit the Barca jobs page

Active Recovery Coordinator  – Maternity Cover

Salary
£17,402 – £24,271

Closing Date
28 October 2019

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The Recovery Coordinator is an integral member of a 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