Drug & Alcohol Practitioner

Salary: NJC pt 9-19 (£20,903 - £25,481), depending on experience, pro rata for part time roles.

Hours: 18.75 hours

Location: South Gloucestershire

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract until 31st March 2022

Additional Information: DHI offers up to 31 days paid leave (service-related) 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

DHI are recruiting a Drug and Alcohol Practitioner within the Primary Care Team, to support clients within South Gloucestershire who are experiencing problematic use of drugs and alcohol. This is an exciting and varied post with opportunities for creativity and innovation.

You will have the opportunity to work flexibly between home, DHI offices and a GP surgery to support clients. Providing non-judgemental advice that focuses on harm reduction and supports recovery you will work 1:1 and in small groups.

Your caseload will benefit from wrap-around support from the Throughcare and Triage team who support clients throughout their journey. This holistic, client-centred support enables clients to achieve their goals.

You will be joining an experienced and enthusiastic Primary Care Team that work hard to support each other, deliver an exceptional service to clients and meet our contract requirements.

You will hold a caseload of clients, and will provide a range of frontline support including 1:1 support as well as structured groups to support clients in achieving their goals.

If you’ve got experience or an interest of working in the substance misuse field and share DHI’s values of self-direction, stimulation and zest for life, we’d love to hear from you.

DHI is an award winning charity that challenges social exclusion by supporting people to achieve their potential and contribute to the richness and well-being of their community. We are looking for applicants who will share our passion for our values, and our commitment to our client groups and our local communities.

As an employee of DHI, you will have access to our Employee Assistance Programme.

If you’d like to know more about the role, please contact Hannah Brittain, Primary Care Service Lead, HannahBrittain@dhisouthglos.org.uk to arrange an informal discussion.

How To Apply

Please use the enclosed Job Description and Person Specification to complete an Application Form and Skills Form and send to recruitment@dhibath.org.uk before Midday Friday 5th March 2021.

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.


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