Young People's Practitioner
Young People’s Practitioner
£19,650 - £21,268
37 Hours per week
Are you committed to making a difference to people's lives?
Are you looking for an exciting new challenge?
Our client is looking for an experienced professional to support young people under the age of 19 with substance misuse issues. You will need experience of working directly with young people, have a relevant qualification or experience and an understanding of the issues facing young people in relation to drug and alcohol use. You will provide advice and informal education to young people in Norfolk, raising awareness of the risks of drugs and alcohol through informal outreach and targeted work. You will provide one to one sessions for young people, group work, drop-ins and awareness-raising sessions at various events and venues.
The office base for this post is King’s Lynn but will cover a wider geographical area across West Norfolk and Breckland. The work will be carried out within the service location and in the community; the ability to travel is essential.
Our client is a value driven charity working across Norfolk and Suffolk giving help and hope through programmes with adults, young people and communities affected by drugs and alcohol. They have a vision to reach every part of the community in the most creative, effective and efficient ways. Through our client’s varied services, young people and adults receive professional advice, information, counselling, support, care and education.
Our client welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds, of any faith or none. You will join a charity that has a Christian ethos and you will share our client’s focus on their mission, values, clients and colleagues with a strong team spirit. They offer a rewarding, challenging role with their commitment to well-being and development.
Closing Date: 12pm (noon) on Monday 24 October 2016
Interview Date: Friday 4 November 2016