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Blue Light Project Assertive Outreach Worker (Sandwell)

Reference Number: 1443

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Blue Light Project Assertive Outreach Worker

Salary range: £25,250 – £30,044 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 35 per week

Location: Cranstoun Sandwell

Job Ref: 1443 

Would you like to try something new? Would you like to make a difference to the lives of people who use alcohol and drugs? Are you organised, methodical and efficient? Do you have excellent attention to detail and confidence to work with a range of partner agencies?

Cranstoun Sandwell provides a range of services for those affected by drugs and alcohol. The preventative and self-help approach of the service compliments the established treatment and recovery interventions delivered across the Borough ensuring the service caters for all levels of need.

The Blue Light project was set up to target and support those people in Sandwell who’s alcohol and drug impact mean they call and/or use emergency services frequently for a variety of reasons. By working with the wider community and agencies, the project successfully supports individuals to improve their health and wellbeing, provide practical support to meet their needs and reduces impact to other agencies specifically emergency services which may be frequently called by this group.

The Blue Light Assertive Outreach Worker will act as a care coordinator for all high impact drinkers and drug users. You will collaboratively work with third partner agencies such as the health teams, fire, police and social services to enhance their wellbeing. You will be required to support and accompany them with their appointments and address ongoing needs to improve their lifestyle. A core skill will be your organised, methodical and efficient approach in managing the work of the Blue Light Project. You must possess excellent communication skills, empathy as well as attention to detail.

If you wish to discuss the role further please contact Irene O’Brien, Blue Light Project Team Leader on 0121 553 1333

Please note we are unable to accept CV’s

We welcome applications from all sections of the community. Working towards equality. 

An Enhanced DBS Check against relevant barred lists  will be undertaken with the successful candidate. 

Please complete the application form attached and submit to HR at hr@cranstoun.org.uk

Closing date: Wednesday 29th May 2024

Interview date: Tuesday 4th June 2024

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