Current Vacancies

Ref: 1995

Substance Misuse Specialist

Full-time – 37 hours per week

Fixed Term Contract until 31st March 2018

 Salary Band 3a £23,025 – £25,305

The role of a Substance Misuse Specialist is to help reduce the harm caused by substance misuse to users themselves, affected others and to the wider community. This is achieved by providing services to the clients that are tailored to suit their individual assessed needs and to promote recovery: these should be provided in line with drug misuse and dependence guidelines.

Closing Date for receipt of applications: Tuesday 4th July 2017, 5pm

Interview Date: Wednesday 12th July 2017

Harbour is an equal opportunity employer and invites applications from all sectors of the community. All conditional offers of employment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

Application Pack: hr-application-pack-v2-october-2016

Role Profile for this post: substance-misuse-specialist


If you would like to apply for an opportunity detailed above please review the Role Profile document and complete the Application Form along with the monitoring and declaration forms.
The recruitment process starts with an application form from which a scoring system is operated to draw out key competencies matched to the role profile requirements. Application froms can be downloaded from the website or, alternatively, please contact HR Services who will be able to provide a range of alternative formats including large print, coloured paper or alternative file types.

The closing date for applications is advertised with each vacancy, please note the closing time for applications is 5pm on the date shown – applications received after this may not be considered.

Candidates who meet the minimum requirements are invited to an interview, the format of which will depend upon the role being recruited; Harbour often chooses to utilise methods such as case studies, presentations or practical tests within the interview process.

Successful candidates will be notified shortly after the selection process is complete with offers of employment; such offers are subject to receipt of references and relevant checks.
New employees are supported through a 6 month probation period with a range of induction training both internally and externally. Harbour recognises the true investment of employee development and are committed to supporting new employees through the induction process.

Student Placements

Harbour works alongside local establishments to provide placements for students studying towards specific qualifications, these places are often allocated directly with the university.
Unfortunately, at present, we are unable to offer additional work experience or student placements. We appreciate the interest in our unique field and hope to be able to develop further opportunities in the near future.

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