Lead Practitioner - Barnsley

£25,966 - £29,057
24 August 2020 12 Noon

Are you passionate about supporting people in their recovery? Do you have transferable skills and/or experience to empower people to achieve their full potential?

Barnsley Recovery Steps provide a wide range of interventions to individuals who require support around drug or alcohol use.   We are now recruiting for a Lead Practitioner within our Recovery Navigation Team, who is passionate and committed to supporting staff to deliver high quality case management and care co-ordination.  As a Lead Practitioner, you will also be involved in the ongoing development of the service to ensure effective treatment is offered and available to those in recovery.  You will manage and lead a team of Recovery Navigators who support those in structured treatment, and work with the wider management team to contribute to the service targets and outcomes. You will work flexibly within a multi-disciplinary team and with a range of local health, social and criminal justice agencies to ensure service users receive safe and effective treatment.   

On occasions you may be required to have a small caseload and deliver meaningful interventions to service users throughout their treatment. 

Applicants will have previous supervisory responsibilities, and be expected to demonstrate some knowledge and understanding around supporting those who use drugs and/or alcohol. Excellent communication skills and a commitment to ongoing learning and professional development is essential.

Starting salary is negotiable depending on skills and experience. 

The closing date for completed applications is 12 noon on Monday 24th August 2020. Interviews will take place week commencing 31st August 2020.

Application packs are also available via email at hr@humankindcharity.org.uk or by contacting our recruitment line on 01325 731160 quoting reference 20/BRS/04. 

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

  • Up to 32 days Annual Leave per year (pro rata)
  • Optional Annual Leave purchase scheme
  • Competitive company pension scheme with employer contribution
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel suppliers.
  • Eye Care Vouchers – Free eye tests & discounts for VDU users
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Exceptional Learning & Development Opportunities