Inclusion Practitioner


    The Forward Trust

    Inclusion Practitioner

    East Kent, Regional Role

    £24,000 per annum

    Are you passionate about helping people and looking for a new challenge?

    Do you want to work for a company where you are valued and be a person who can make a difference?

    We are The Forward Trust (formerly RAPt and Blue Sky), the social enterprise with charitable status that empowers people to break the often interlinked cycles of crime and addiction to move forward with their lives. For more than 25 years we have been working with people to build positive and productive lives, whatever their past. We believe that anyone is capable of lasting change. Our services have supported thousands of people to make positive changes and build productive lives with a job, family, friends and a sense of community.

    We believe and are committed to providing opportunities to all people including those with ‘Lived Experience’ we encourage applications from all background including those in recovery from addiction, co-dependency or gambling, have experience of previous offending or homelessness.

    What you will be doing?

    • Carry out assessments risk/initial/comprehensive to inform treatment journeys. Carry out interventions relevant to individual client needs including 1:1 sessions and group work/programme facilitation.
    • Research local resources to support referrals and work in partnership with other agencies to ensure that all clients’ diverse needs are met.
    • Coordinate and work alongside Health care to monitor and manage client health and minimising risks of harm
    • Develop pathways supporting and co-ordinating client engagement to address their diverse support needs.
    • Motivate client to engage with support services identified in care plan and risk assessment.
    • Raise awareness and standards of the needs of diverse service users, promoting a person centred approach.
    • Champion, develop and improve equality practice.
    • Respects equality and diversity as defined in law, including any protected characteristics, and in consideration of best practice.

    What are we looking for?

    This role will pay particular attention to female service users and those from diverse communities, and we would therefore welcome applicants from these cohorts.

    What we offer

    • Training and development opportunities
    • Flexible working
    • Simply Health Cashback Scheme (Optional)
    • £90 per month External Therapy Allowance
    • Season Ticket Loan Scheme
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Crisis Loan Scheme
    • Electric Car Scheme
    • 3 x Wellbeing Days (pro rata’d for part time employees)
    • Access to Blue Light Card
    • 25 days (rising to 30 with length of service) Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays
    • Contributory Pension Scheme – Employer matched contributions of up to 6% in the first two years’ service and up to 9% thereafter
    • Death in Service Payment (2x annual salary)
    • Critical Illness Insurance (subject to qualifying criteria)

    To Apply

    If you feel you are a suitable candidate and would like to work for the Forward Trust, please click apply to be redirected to their website to complete your application.