Senior Practitioner

Salary: NJC pt 20 -22 (£25,991 - £27,041)

Hours: 37.5

Location: Bristol

Contract Type: Permanent

Additional Information: DHI offers up to 31 days paid leave (service related) in addition to statutory holidays, a 7% pension contribution and Employee Assistance Scheme.

The Role

DHI is an award-winning charity that challenges social exclusion by supporting people to achieve their potential and contribute to the richness and wellbeing of their community. We are looking for individuals who share our passion for our values of self-direction, stimulation and zest for life and our commitment to our client groups and the local communities we serve.

We are seeking to recruit an experienced, conscientious and enthusiastic full time Senior Practitioner for our Central Community Recovery Drug & Alcohol Service in Bristol. You will provide essential support to the Hub Manager and have significant line management responsibilities. You will support the team to meet service delivery targets, be confident in communicating data, manage caseloads and competently manage safeguarding concerns alongside the Hub Manager ensuring the team deliver a safe, caring and effective service.

Experience of line managing people is essential, as is a deep understanding of substance misuse and alcohol. It is a challenging role requiring leadership skills whilst also undertaking some client work. You will be required to work in group settings and on a one to one basis, with staff and clients. It is essential that you have motivational skills in order to inspire team members and encourage service users.

You will be expected to support staff with assessments, risk assessments, support plans and reviews and coordinating the client’s care with other agencies, as required.

As DHI employees, we are representatives of DHI’s vision. So, if you are enthusiastic, motivated and committed to support others in fulfilling their potential we look forward to hearing from you.

How to apply

If you would like an informal discussion regarding the role please contact Rachael Bollan on 07771940949

Closing date for all applications by midday on Monday 28th September 2020


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