All Drug Co-ordinators are required to have an understanding of the wider drug strategy, partnership working and Jobcentre Plus aims, objectives and priorities to ensure the correct skills and experience are brought to this role.
All Jobcentre Plus co-ordinators will receive specific drug awareness training, delivered by the ‘Training Exchange’ a company that specialises in drug awareness and substance misuse training.
Drug Co-ordinators are expected to have knowledge of:
local and regional partnerships and their roles and responsibilities in relation to drug treatment services
Jobcentre Plus programmes, services and processes, which will ensure that Jobcentre Plus advisers within their district are aware of the help and support Jobcentre Plus can offer customers, and
how the wider drugs strategy fits within the wider welfare to work agenda.