Addiction, Health, Behaviour Change | CGL

Crack and Cocaine Coordinator - Newcastle Harm Reduction Service - Fixed Term 12 months - CGL2838

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Salary: 
£27,936.93 per annum pro rata
Hours: 
37.5
Closing Date: 
Thursday, 13 June 2019 - 10:00am
Job Reference: 
CGL2838

This post is a fixed term contract for one year but is available as a secondment opportunity to internal applicants.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join CGL Newcastle’s harm reduction team as a crack and cocaine co-ordinator.

Crack and cocaine use has increased significantly nationally and has become a concern for all pockets of the community in Newcastle We have been successful in securing funding for a specialist crack and cocaine co-ordinator through the Big Lottery Fund, to address the needs of these communities, including those who are directly and indirectly affected by issues around these substances.

The aim of this post is to: Better inform, support, and educate anyone affected by crack and cocaine use in Newcastle and to work with communities most affected to minimise harm, and promote recovery.

CGL are committed to creating an inclusive environment, which celebrates difference and allows our staff and service users to flourish. We recruit the very best staff from a wide range of backgrounds, ensuring service users benefit from our diverse skills and expertise. We always work to the principles of fairness and equality of opportunity in all our recruitment processes.

We also expect an assertive approach to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults, and applicants to these posts will need to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to best safeguarding practice.

Please see our website or contact kellie.richmond@cgl.org.uk for more info.

Funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund

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