Support Time Recovery Worker – Leeds (Substance Misuse special interest)

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Team:                                    Liaison & Diversion

Location:                            Leeds with the potential to undertake duties and cover at other Police stations across the West Yorkshire district.

Salary scale:                        Starting point £23,542   -  £25,357

Responsible to:                  Liaison and Diversion Manager or Coordinator

Hours of Work:                   Full Time 37 hours

                                               including some weekend work (operated on a rota basis)                                     

The Liaison and Diversion service is a multi-disciplinary team operating across West Yorkshire. They work with vulnerable adults and young people who come into contact with the criminal justice system, with the aim of diverting individuals away from crime and into health, social care or other support organisations.

As an STR worker the post holder will work as part of a team, screening people within police custody suites, identifying and offering support to those with complex needs that might be having a negative impact on their health and wellbeing. The post holder will work within a team and hold a caseload, providing time limited, support and sign posting service connecting  those identified to the appropriate community services.

For more information about this role and to view the full Job Description please click here:Support Time Recovery Worker JD Leeds


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If you are unable to apply online and require a paper application form please contact Vanessa Ross on 01274 723863. If applying with a hard copy please post to: HR Department, The Bridge Project, 35 Salem Street, Bradford, BD1 4QH quoting the job reference on the outside of the envelope.

If you do not currently have DBS certificate for the level required for our posts (where applicable) and/or are not currently registered with the DBS Update Service, Bridge will pay for the appropriate level of DBS check should your application be successful. You will be expected to take out an annual subscription to DBS update service on receipt of your certificate, the cost of which Bridge will reimburse to you whilst you are in our employment. If you fail to register for the Update Service, and Bridge requires a further DBS check to be carried out (usually every 3 years), you will be required to pay for a new certificate.

Closing date for all positions: Monday 29th August 2022

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