An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Change Grow Live (CGL) in Sheffield.
The Corner is a confidential drug and alcohol service for young people aged 10-18 in Sheffield. We offer advice and support to young people in the Sheffield area who are experiencing problems with drugs and alcohol. This support includes specialist care planned interventions as well as targeted group work, outreach and brief interventions. The service works in a holistic way with young people and works closely with local partners in ensuring a multi-agency approach to supporting young people with substance misuse issues.
Are you a team player who is passionate about facilitating positive outcomes for young people?
The post holder will:
Take a lead on the co-ordination of training and targeted interventions for the service – such as professionals training sessions, brief interventions, group work and assertive outreach.
Coordinate low level interventions with identified targeted groups and individuals who are considered at risk though substance misuse. Working closely with the Sheffield Youth Information, Advice and Counselling Service (YIACS)
Recruit, induct, train and manage - students on placement, peer mentors and service volunteers to promote, coordinate and support meaningful targeted interventions.
You will have previous experience of working with and engaging young people in a community setting – supporting vulnerable young people to access support and make positive client led changes. You will also have experience in recruiting and managing volunteers and supporting them within service provision.
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 user’s 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 note this role is a 1-year fixed term contract to cover maternity leave.
For more information contact: Jenny Robertson or Nick Cave on 0114 2752051