Closing Date: 7 April, 2023

Young People’s Substance Use Worker – Dudley (Here4Youth)

Reference Number: 1253

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Young People’s Substance Use Worker


Hours: 35 per week

Contract: Fixed Term until end of March 2024 – further discussion taking place about extending funding

Location: Co-located between Dudley and Dudley local authority families come first team

Ref: 1253

This is an excellent opportunity to join Here4YOUth Dudley as a young people’s substance use 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.

Here4YOUth Dudley provides a range of services for young people who are using drugs or alcohol and to support their emotional health and wellbeing. 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 and this role will be providing substance use interventions.

You will be responsible for delivering a good quality and safe service to the people you support including outreach, creative engagement, assessment, case load management, group work, harm reduction and psychosocial interventions. If you are someone who enjoys working in the community and problem solving to help people change their lives for the better, this role’s right for you. The most important thing you’ll bring to this role is your desire and ability to make a positive difference to people’s lives.

Our staff teams are motivated and committed to delivering a quality service to residents of Dudley and we are looking for likeminded individuals to join us. You will have good Microsoft office skills and be able to manage your own diary efficiently and proactively. You will have integrity, enthusiasm, and a passion to make a difference.

Closing date: 7th April 2023

Interview Date: TBC

These posts will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Unfortunately, we are unable to accept CVs.

We are an inclusive employer, committed to promoting equality and diversity in all areas of our work.

Registered Charity No: 1061582

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