Criminal Justice Worker - NYH Scarborough

£19,000 - £23,250
23 October 2020 12 Noon

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Humankind is an established provider of substance misuse, health young people and families, employment, training and education and housing services. In the last 4 years we have trebled in size. In 2019/20 we had a turnover of circa £45 million pounds and employed in excess of 1000 staff, expanding from a turnover of £27 million pounds and 700 staff in a matter of two years.

To help us achieve our ambitions, we are recruiting for a Criminal Justice Worker to join our North Yorkshire Horizons service in Scarborough.

North Yorkshire Horizons is a service made up of several key partners, led by 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 Scarborough 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 closing date for completed applications is 12 noon on Friday 23rd October 2020.

Application packs are also available via email at or by contacting our recruitment line on 01325 731160 quoting reference 20/NYH/18.

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