Young People’s Engagement and Recovery Worker (Here4YOUth)
Salary: £23,953 – £26,975 per annum depending on experience
Hours: 35 per week
Location: Dudley (Local Authority – Families Come First Team)
Contract: Fixed term – 12 months
This is an excellent opportunity to join Cranstoun Here4YOUth as a young people’s substance misuse worker based within Dudley Council families come first team. The role is to help families understand the impact of alcohol/drug use and provide support to young people to make positive changes around their substance use.
Cranstoun Here4YOUth provides a range of services for young people using drugs or alcohol part of a wider health and wellbeing service providing a safe space for young people to talk about what’s on their mind. Our skilled and compassionate team work closely with young people and their families to change and save lives. 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.
Families come first within Dudley Council is a child in need service which provides support to children up to the age of 17, alongside their parents and/or carers. The team is a mix of professionals with a wide range of skills and expertise.
Working in a trauma informed approach, you will provide specialist assessments, care planning and interventions around drugs and alcohol use. You will deliver 1:1 and group, evidence based psychosocial and educational brief and structured interventions, taking a whole family approach. Where required, you will support in the delivery of clinical interventions, including prescribing, drug screening and other physical health interventions.
These posts will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.
Unfortunately, we are unable to accept CVs.
Please download and complete an application form.
Closing Date: 29 May 2022
Interview Date: TBC
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