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Criminal Justice Co-ordinator

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
25/11/2016
Advert End Date:
09/12/2016 17:00
Salary:
£19,238 - £25,694
Job Category:
Health
Vacancy ID:
157803
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne

Job details 

Closing date:
9 Dec


Further information


Hours: 35 (including evening, weekends and bank holidays)
Holidays: 25 days + 8 bank hols plus 4 privilege days

Lifeline Project is a national charity dedicated to improving the lives of individuals, families and communities affected by drugs and alcohol. We build real and sustained change through responsive local services.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Drug and Alcohol Integrated Psychosocial, Recovery Support and Care Coordination Service for a Criminal Justice Co-ordinator. The role will consist of holding a caseload of criminal justice clients delivering interventions that support service users within the criminal justice system to achieve recovery goals, positive outcomes, maximising engagement and retention through to planned discharge and community re-integration. You will provide care co-ordination services to service users within the criminal justice system across the Newcastle integrated service..

You will work effectively and flexibly with colleagues, the Team Leader and other managers, to ensure that high standards of performance are maintained.

You will work within a strengths-based, recovery-orientated, change and outcomes focused approach which promotes service users and communities as responsible co-producers of health, wellbeing and recovery. Working alongside prison teams to ensure offenders leaving the secure estate are transferred effectively and smoothly into the community treatment/recovery setting as well as Probation and Community Rehabilitation Companies to ensure service users are compliant with mandatory orders and care plan goals.

Your work will involve sharing information appropriately across wider treatment and criminal justice teams including care plans and risk information. Preparing and delivering a range of interventions for clients on mandatory orders. Be a point of contact between criminal justice recovery provision and external agencies such as Probation, IOM Court’s and other partner agencies and actively reduce re-offending.

We invite interested individuals with the relevant knowledge and experience to apply for the above position with application form. Please visit Lifeline’s website for job application packs: www.lifeline.org.uk and submit completed applications to verena.stephenson@lifeline.org.uk

Closing date for expressions of interest – 5pm Friday 9 December 2016
Interview date – TBC


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