In this role you will be given the opportunity to support the Integrated Wellbeing & Recovery Team in improving people’s lives and making a positive contribution to their future through programmes and group work.

Who we are?

We are The Forward Trust (formerly RAPt and Blue Sky), the social enterprise with charitable status that empowers people to break the often interlinked cycles of crime and addiction to move forward with their lives. For more than 25 years we have been working with people to build positive and productive lives, whatever their past. We believe that anyone is capable of lasting change. Our services have supported thousands of people to make positive changes and build productive lives with a job, family, friends and a sense of community.

What you will be doing?

You will be working within an integrated healthcare framework to provide support to prisoners aged 18 and over.

The team have a broad skills mix to deliver combined psychosocial and clinical interventions promoting holistic recovery and health and wellbeing to prisoners. This might include working with low-level mental health needs and/or substance misuse issues.

What we are looking for?

Day to day you will be delivering Wellbeing & Recovery interventions and structured programmes for service user cohorts across the region. The flexible nature of this role means you will also support locations with additional needs such as carrying out assessments, second checking or other relevant duties to enable the smooth running of the service.

Carry out assessments risk/initial/comprehensive assessments to inform treatment journeys
Carry out interventions relevant to individual client needs, including 1:1 sessions and group work/programme facilitation
Support service users by developing appropriate release plans with them
Facilitate substance misuse and mental health groups, and Wellbeing and Recovery programmes to the standard required
Review ongoing care and treatment liaising closely with partner agencies
Adopt a multi-disciplinary approach and work seamlessly with other Forward teams and partnership agencies
Support local services with gaps in service i.e. second checking or duty days

What we will offer you.

Alongside Simply Health coverage, and a contributory pension scheme to assist employees with their general health and well-being. We offer:

Training opportunities and career development
Season Ticket Loan Scheme
Cycle to work scheme
Childcare Vouchers
25 days (rising to 30 with length of service) Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays
Contributory Pension Scheme – Employer matched contributions of up to 6% in the first two years’ service and up to 9% thereafter
Death in Service Payment (2x annual salary)
Critical Illness Insurance (subject to qualifying criteria)