West Midlands
Coventry, West Midlands
Wolverhampton, West Midlands
£27,905 - £31,371 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Cranstoun are excited to be working with the West Midlands Police Crime and Commissioner to bring a new Arrest Referral Service to the custody suites of West Midlands Police offering drug and alcohol using offenders the opportunity to break the cycle of substance related crime.

We are looking for a number of Team Leaders to lead our teams in Coventry, Sandwell and Wolverhampton. Can you motivate staff and service users, can you ensure your team delivers the best possible service, do you have experience of supervising staff? Then this may be the role for you.

You will form part of and lead a small team within the custody suites as well as the wider management team across the force area. Providing supervision, leadership and direction to staff you will ensure service users coming into custody are given the best possible chance of addressing their substance use issues and offending behaviour.

You will work alongside community treatment providers to maintain a positive working relationship as well as West Midlands Police officers and staff to raise awareness of the new service.

You will be responsible for delivering all elements of substance misuse work including, case management, needle exchange, naloxone and assertive engagement as well as other associated duties. You need to have an understanding of the issues faced by drug and alcohol users who commit crime and be dedicated to delivering a service that supports these individuals to address their lifestyle choices.

All roles within this service are subject to enhanced DBS checks and West Midlands Police vetting. Please ensure all previous offences are listed within your application form with as much detail as possible.

The role is for 35 hours per week covering a range of shifts between 7am and 10pm, Monday to Friday and 8am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday.

Typical shifts include: 7am – 3pm / 10am - 6pm / 2pm – 10pm. The role is based within the custody suites of West Midlands Police (Coventry, Sandwell, Wolverhampton)

Refreshed on: 04 December 2019
Closed date: 09 December 2019
Tags: Support Worker, Social Work