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Kenward Trust has a national reputation for excellence in the field of drug and alcohol treatment and rehabilitation. Every year we help transform the lives of more than 200 men and women.

At Kenward Trust, our work spans from sessions in schools with our Think Differently Team providing education and interventions to young people across Kent, through to residential rehabilitation and providing support to those resettling in the community. Since we first opened our doors in 1968 we have helped to transform the lives of over 10,000 individuals and helped them create new futures for themselves in recovery. 

Would you like to join our team saving lives? Are you passionate about helping people turn their lives around?

We have a series of exciting opportunities to make a difference, develop your skills and work with dedicated and passionate professionals.

We are proud to have worked with individuals who have drug, alcohol and homelessness issues for over 50 years. We are a small registered charity with a big reputation for providing specialist services in these areas. We believe in offering our service users every opportunity to reach their individual potential and live life differently.

“Witnessing the change, self-esteem and confidence take place is an amazing feeling.”

If you have the required qualifications, skills and competencies to provide the very best services to those we help, we would love to hear from you. Please apply, stating clearly which role you are interested in, by sending a brief covering letter outlining why you think you’re perfect for the role and a completed application form to the HR team.

Download our application form here.

We are recruiting for a Senior Drug and Alcohol Worker who will act as lead to the Recovery Worker team. The successful candidate will be required to have a minimum of 18 months experience of working within the sector and be able to demonstrate a good knowledge and understanding of Drug and Alcohol issues and treatment.

The role will include:

  • Participation in the delivery of therapeutic interventions, both group and individual.
  • Responsibility for a personal caseload, ensuring active engagement, participation and involvement within the recovery programme.
  • Ensuring the delivery of care to all residents meets the required high standards of The Trust and Care Quality Commission (CQC)
  • The full job description can be seen on the Kenward Trust website under ‘Work for Us’

Applicants must be willing/ able to wear a mask in accordance with the Trusts Covid policy

Starting salary of £24,000

This is a full time 37.5 hour a week role

Primarily this is a Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm role but there is a need for flexibility for weekend working when required.   

This is a demanding but rewarding role and candidates need to be able to work well under pressure, be able to think quickly and use their own initiative. We require strong team players who can build relationships with Residents and embrace diversity

If you have the experience and the skills that we are looking for we would like to hear from you.


To view the Job Description for this role click here.

All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and be required to provide supporting references.

Send all applications to jane.wenban@kenwardtrust.org.uk


Closing date for applications: 1st February 2021

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