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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


Early Intervention and Prevention Worker

£16,954- £22,596

Closing Date
12th November 2018


We are looking for someone with knowledge and experience of working with individuals who are experiencing problems with their alcohol or substance use and need advice, support and interventions that help them tackle their substance/ alcohol use. They will carry a case load of clients with an expectation of delivering positive changes to client’s lives through short-term focussed work.

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 events such as local community events, within the Night Time Economy, 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 some weekend work will be required.

For a detailed job description and to apply, please visit the BARCA-Leeds Jobs website

Young Person’s Drug and Alcohol Worker


Closing Date
29th October 2018


This post is to deliver early intervention/prevention work and provide specialist drug and alcohol treatment for young people in line with NICE guidance.

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