Criminal Justice Early Engagement Worker - Hull - CGL650

Hull, ENGLAND | 8 months | Deadline: 30 Jan 2017
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£21,356 - £25,065 Per Annum

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Job Description

CGL is delighted to have been successful in winning the contract for the “ReNew” Criminal Justice Drug and Alcohol Service in Hull. ReNew is an exciting new service offering end to end support for service users with alcohol or drug issues, and their families, who are involved in the Criminal Justice System. This will include Prevention and Proactive Engagement, Early Intervention, Case Management, Medically Assisted Recovery, Family Interventions, 12 Step and CBT based Group work, Aftercare and Building Sustainable Recovery in the Community. To deliver this contract we are also utilising the expertise of RAPT and Work Solutions.

We are seeking committed, experienced and enthusiastic individuals to provide a proactive, assertive and creative approach to engaging service users prior to, or at the very earliest point of contact with the criminal justice system with a view to delivering effective brief interventions and engaging service users into treatment

This will include:

- Arrest Referral Services within the Clough Road Police Station; This involves abiding to the policies and procedures of the host organisation, and working shifts to cover operating hours of 8am-10pm 7 days per week.

- Attending Hull Magistrate Court, to undertake assessments, deliver interventions, make recommendations to the court and proactively support service users to engage. This involves addressing the Magistrates Court as a representative of ReNew, liaising with CPS, Solicitors and Magistrates.

- Working with the ASBO Team, Housing Office, Local Business and Neighbourhood Policing Teams and specific Police Schemes to offer interventions as alternative to legal sanctions or processes. Working with Hull Royal Infirmary to engage Frequent Flyers to A&E and AAU where they have been clearly indentified as criminal justice service users

- Utilising criminal justice interventions such as Required Assessments, Follow-Up Assessments, Conditional Cautions and Restrictions on Bail appointments to effectively intervene with service users and prevent further escalation into offending and substance misuse.

This post requires humberside police vetting - should any candidate be unsuccessful in gaining vetting or at any point have their vetting revoked, it will no longer be possible for the post-holder to continue in this role.

CGL are committed to creating an inclusive environment, which celebrates difference and allows our staff and service users to flourish. We recruit the very best staff from a wide range of backgrounds, ensuring service users benefit from our diverse skills and expertise. We always work to the principles of fairness and equality of opportunity in all our recruitment processes.

We also expect an assertive approach to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults, and applicants to these posts will need to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to best safeguarding practice.

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