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Job type - Part time, FTC until 31st March 2022
Salary - GBP23,552 pro rata
Hours - 22.5 hours per week
Location - Wolverhampton (Recovery Near You)
You instinctively know when an organisation is right for you. You can feel it the moment you walk through the door. That's certainly true at Recovery Near You, Wolverhampton's substance misuse service. The fact is, we're passionate about developing our people and have created a truly supportive environment that offers you the opportunity to help some of the most vulnerable people in society to turn their lives around.
So if you're looking to make more of your communication and caring skills - and want a career that makes a real difference - then it's time to join our team.
Who we are looking for?
We are searching for a Practitioner to support 18-25 year olds who have been or are at risk of exploitation. Along with minimising and managing the risks posed by young people and young adults engaging in activities related to drugs, alcohol, child sexual exploitation, criminal behaviour, gangs and radicalisation.
The primary aims of the team are to work with young people to help them to exert more positive control over their lives and to live safely as they progress towards and into adulthood.
As part of this role you will be involved safeguarding procedures, and will compile and deliver reports and attend statutory safeguarding meetings on behalf of the service users you work with.
Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Build a trusting relationship and offer the support required in the most apt way
- Providing consistency of support to the young person
- Work to build resilience, self-esteem and an understanding of the clients strengths and needs;
- Offer solution-focused approaches;
The successful candidate will have had experience in a similar social care environment but really you will be looking to take on your next challenge and help people within the community.
A DBS check will be required for this role.
A full driving license and own vehicle would be preferred for this role.
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