Criminal Justice Worker - Harrogate

£18,289 - £22,386
10 December 2018 12 Noon

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We are recruiting for a Criminal Justice Worker to join our North Yorkshire Horizons service in Harrogate.
North Yorkshire Horizons is a service made up of several key partners including Humankind, enabling the development of a peer led, recovery community. Providing a safe environment in which people can develop the 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. 
Based within our Harrogate Hub, you will be required to provide cell intervention/arrest referral, community support and assertive outreach services to substance misusers identified through pro-active contacts carried out in Police/Magistrate cells, and following Prison release to the locality. 
In addition to delivering a range of PSI interventions, the post holder will also facilitate court imposed Drug Rehabilitation Requirements (DRR’s) and Alcohol Treatment Requirements (ATR’s), including the group work element and oversee the prescribed treatment for a caseload of service users within the Criminal Justice system. The post holder will be expected to work closely with Police, Probation, Prisons and other appropriate partners and stakeholders within office based, community and outreach settings.
The post holder will support parents/carers where appropriate.

Should you wish to discuss the vacancy further, please contact:  Rachel Demoraes or Jenna Wing:  01723 330730.

Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification prior to applying for this position.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address you have provided on your application form, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Ensure that you check your emails after the closing date as you will not be contacted by any other means.

What we offer you?

We offer benefits including

  • A competitive salary
  • Pension Scheme
  • Exceptional support, training and development
  • Up to 32 days (pro rata) annual leave per year