Upcoming amazing Trainee opportunities

In the New Year, for the first time, Forward Leeds will be looking to recruit trainees. If you want to work in the alcohol and drug support sector then here’s a great trainee opportunity.

Forward Leeds will be looking to recruit three fixed term, full-time Trainee Recovery Coordinators. One for each of our three main hubs in the city.

As part of a fixed-term of up to 18-month contract you will benefit from:

  • The opportunity to study for a Level 3 NVQ
  • You will get a Forward Leeds induction
  • Access to formal training through the Humankind training package
  • On the job training, working alongside experienced alcohol and drug workers
  • Supporting the service with assessments, duty work, engagement and cases eventually leading to your own case load

We will work flexibly with the candidates and move with a pace that is appropriate to the individual

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Have an understanding of the complex problems that confront those who have issues with alcohol and or drugs
  • Have 12 months voluntary work experience in the health and social care or addiction sector
  • Have a desire to achieve the NVQ Level 3 or you may already have a relevant qualification.

We welcome applications from candidates with lived experience and voluntary work experience or graduates with a relevant degree.

If you would be interested in finding out more or to be notified when the job is advertised, please email training@forwardleeds.co.uk and we will add you to the list of people to contact in the New Year.