Arrest Referral Team Leader
35 hours per week (Monday – Friday with On Call at weekends as necessary)
Job Ref: 975
Cranstoun are excited to be working with the West Midlands Police Crime and Commissioner to deliver a number of new services including, 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, DIVERT and Alcohol and Domestic Abuse.
We are looking for a Team Leader to lead our team across the region and lead on one of our projects.
Can you motivate staff and service users, and 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 lead a small team across the wider management team throughtout 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 services.
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.
To download an application pack, visit https://www.cranstoun.org/current-vacancies/arrest-referral-team-leader-cranstoun-west-midlands-975/
Unfortunately, we are unable to accept CVs.
Closing date: 20 January 2020.
Interview date: To be confirmed.
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