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Job reference: 137758
Salary: Band 4 (£25,914 - £28,187)
Job closing date: 26/03/2023
Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery
Location: NHS Forth Valley Prisons
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Job posted date: 08/02/2023
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Forth Valley
Department: Health Centre

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a skilled and experienced Addictions Service Caseworker initially based at HMPYOI Polmont, to work within the Substance Use & Recovery Team (SRT), who can demonstrate a commitment to providing high quality services to vulnerable offenders.

As such you will bring a range of experience, delivering therapeutic interventions across Forth Valley Prisons in line with the expectations of the Scottish Government (2014) National Quality Principles framework and Recovery Orientated Systems of Care (ROSC) treatment model for prisoners with problem drug and alcohol problems.

You will need to be forward thinking, flexible and creative and will work in partnership with the SPS and other agencies to continually develop and deliver a service that reflects the needs of offenders whilst in custody.

The details of the role are contained within the Job Description, however, we aim to work within a strengths-based, recovery-orientated and outcomes focused approach.

The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.  More information on this scheme can be found at

Informal enquiries please contact Ailsa Russell Team Leader on or Fiona Donnelly, Clinical Nurse Manager on

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail, therefore please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders) and also your Jobtrain account for updates.

NHS Forth Valley is positive about disabled people and is committed to offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job.  Please contact the Recruitment Office on 0330 041 4694 if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.

​​​​​​​NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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