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Closing Date: 28 July, 2024

Trainee Key Worker (Sandwell)

Reference Number: 1475

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Trainee Key Worker (3 positions)

Salary: £21,000 per annum

Working Hours: 35 per week

Contract: 18 – 21 month Contract

Location: Sandwell

Ref: 1475

Cranstoun is an independent charity and leading provider of specialist treatment, harm reduction and recovery services to those affected by drug and alcohol use. Ambition, collaboration, compassion, creativity and respect are our values and we are passionate about adopting a person-centred approach to ensure people feel safe and empowered to live healthier and safer lives. This is an exciting opportunity to become a part of our high performing psychosocial drug and alcohol services.

Our skilled and compassionate people work closely with services users to give them the tools to create positive and lasting change. We combine proven expertise in treatment and recovery with innovative approaches and actively involve those we help in improving the design of the services we provide.

We are looking for people with a strong interest in people and supporting people along their journey. Most importantly, as a trainee keyworker you will have a strong commitment to making a difference to people’s journey with alcohol and other drugs and will have a genuine interest in others, compassion, great attention to detail, an ability to work as part of a team as well as independently and good levels of communication skills, both written and verbal. As the trainee programme progresses you will learn the skillset required in order to be responsible for supporting the delivery of a good quality and safe service to the people who use our services, including case management, assessments, care planning, the delivery of one-to-one interventions to include harm reduction and motivational work, group work, and engagement support as well as other associated duties. As part of the trainee role you will have dedicated study time to undertake the Level 3 apprenticeship qualification and Diploma for Lead Adult Care.

The trainee role is expected to last for a period of around 18 months depending on qualification completion and competency sign off. Trainees who successfully complete the qualification and internal programme will be invited to apply for a permanent Key Worker role within the organisation as they become available.

All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS checks and meet eligibility requirements for enrolment onto the apprenticeship qualification.

Please note we are unable to accept CVs.

For further information about the trainee role, please contact Gurjit Brring, Deputy Borough Manager,

Unfortunately we are unable to accept CVs.

Closing Date: 28th July 2024

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