Support Time Recovery Worker : Liaison & Diversion

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Title of post: Support Time Recovery Worker : Liaison & Diversion
Location: Primarily at Police Stations across West Yorkshire, but with the potential to undertake duties and cover at other Police stations across the West Yorkshire district.
1x Bradford police station
1 x Huddersfield police station

Salary: Starting salary £21,589 pa/pro rata
Responsible to: Liaison and Diversion Practice Manager or Coordinator
Hours of Work: Full Time 37 hours including some weekend work (operated on a rota basis)

We are looking for new members to join the multi-disciplinary Liaison and Diversion Team as a Support Time Recovery (STR) Worker -  1 x Kirklees and 1 x Bradford.

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 also hold a caseload and provide a time limited, support and sign posting service to connect those identified to the appropriate community services.

For further details about this role and to view the full Job Description please click the following link: Support Time Recovery Worker JD


Please indicate which area you are applying for using the ‘Job Reference number’:

Job Reference Number

L&DFeb20 – Bradford/ Kirklees/ Both (delete as appropriate)


  • Job Reference:

    L&DFeb20 – Bradford/ Kirklees/ Both (delete as appropriate)

  • Salary:

    21,589 pa/pro rata

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.

Please note, most posts require a DBS Check at Enhanced Level, which EXTERNAL applicants will be required to pay for, unless they are subscribed to the DBS Electronic Update Service, in which case permission for Bridge to check the current status of a DBS certificate will be required. Please note that the current charge for a new DBS certificate is £44 plus an administration charge levied by our preferred provider of £9.50 + VAT. An online check Of DBS status using update service is free.

Closing date for all positions: Wed 4th March 2020 - 12 noon
Interviews to be held: To be confirmed

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*Please telephone to check opening times of individual services as there may be slight variations.