Young People's Drug and Alcohol Worker

  • £17 - 21 per hour
  • Barnsley, Gloucestershire, England
  • Temporary

Are you passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of young people who are in need of additional help and support?

If so, we have an great opportunity for you to join a Local Authority as a Young People's Substance Misuse Worker in Barnsley!

As part of their Targeted Youth Support Service, you will play a vital role in providing the necessary assistance and guidance to these young individuals. In this role, you will be working closely with young people on an individual basis, offering a range of evidence-based interventions to support them on their journey towards a healthier, happier life.

Key responsibilities will include the following:

  • Provide one-to-one support for young people with drug and alcohol issues.
  • Conduct assessments and develop intervention plans.
  • Deliver evidence-based interventions to reduce risks and improve well-being.
  • Collaborate with multiple agencies to develop integrated services.
  • Offer outreach and support in community settings.

To thrive in this position, we are seeking candidates who possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • A minimum Level 4 Qualification OR Extensive Equivalent Experience
  • Extensive experience in youth work or outreach work.
  • Previous experience in working with individuals involved in drug and alcohol use, whether it be children, young people, or adults.

If you believe you have the qualifications and qualities required for this position, and would like to learn more, you can take the following steps:

  • Click the "apply" button to begin the application process.
  • Get in touch with Sophie at 01772 954 200 for further information.

At Spencer Clarke Group, we take pride in connecting individuals with the best career opportunities. Our knowledgeable consultants specialise in Children's Services and offer expert career guidance throughout the process.

We also offer a leading referral scheme of up to £250*, so if you know someone seeking an exciting career opportunity, encourage them to contact Sophie at Spencer Clarke Group.

*Terms and conditions apply.

Sophie Payne Senior Consultant

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