Criminal Justice Worker - BANES

Salary: £27,334 - £29,269 per annum depending on experience.

Hours: Full time 37.5 per week Mon-Fri

Location: B&NES

Contract Type: FTC March 25

Additional Info: 26 days annual leave in addition to statutory holidays, a 7% pension contribution, Cycle to Work Scheme and Employee Assistance Scheme. DHI is a Disability Confident Committed Employer.

The Role

Are you passionate about supporting people to turn their lives around and stop the revolving door?

DHI is recruiting a Criminal Justice worker to join our B&NES Team as part of the 10 year Drug Strategy to tackle drug-related crime and reduce drug-related deaths, DHI now have Criminal Justice teams across our drug and alcohol services.

This is an exciting, varied and rewarding role, which will provide you the opportunity to work in partnership with criminal justice partners including Prisons, Police, Liaison and Diversion Schemes, Courts and Probation as well as Housing, Employment and Mental Health providers to help improve lives and reduce the cycle of drug and alcohol related offending. Our work also includes an innovative prison-in reach service and peer-led meet and greet.

Our team is a vibrant blend of experience and personalities; offering an environment conducive to the fast pace and demanding nature of the role. We are resilient, supportive of one another and committed to supporting people to achieve their treatment goals.

If you feel that you would fit into this team, are motivated by supporting people, flexible, passionate and have a good sense of humour then please have a look at the job description and person specification.

About You

At DHI we highly value transferable skills and life experience. If you have good organisational skills, can manage relationships, solve problems, and are resilient, adaptable and flexible then we would love to hear from you.

Your background could be from anywhere where you have needed to apply problem solving and motivational skills. Teaching, ex-armed forces, customer service are all examples of just some professions where we believe these transferable skills are often found, or you may have lived experience.

Our Values

We are an award winning charity that challenges social exclusion by supporting people to achieve their potential and our values underpin this.

If you share DHI’s values of flexibility, stimulation, self- direction and zest for life, then we encourage you to apply.

We look forward to exploring these with you during the interview process should you be successful at the shortlisting stage.

What We Offer

We offer on the job support and mentoring within the team for this role, as well as training with regard to drug and alcohol related topics that are relevant to the post.

As an employee of DHI, you will have also access to our Employee Assistance Programme, our Cycle Scheme, 26 days annual leave and company pension scheme.

Next Steps

If you’d like to know more about the role contact Molly Powell on to arrange an informal discussion. Or to apply please see below.

How to Apply

To apply for this role please provide a CV and covering letter and send to by midday Friday 26th April 2024.

Applications will be reviewed and interviews conducted on a rolling basis, vacancies may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

All applicants are required to submit a covering letter that should address the following questions in no more than 500 words maximum.

  1. State how you meet the requirements within the Person Specification
  2. What do our core values mean to you in relation to this role?

We strongly encourage you to complete our Equality & Diversity monitoring form to help us achieve a diverse workforce. The form does not form part of the selection process. Please also tell us where you saw the post advertised.

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