A rewarding opportunity has arisen to join the 1625 Team in Derbyshire, we are a harm reduction service providing support to 16 – 25 year olds in the community. As an outreach worker you will be going to the local communities, including parks and recreation and night time economy, as well as Derbyshire festivals.
You will be always be working with another member of our team, your main responsibility will be to actively engage young people, individually or in groups, out in their local area and talk to them about drug and alcohol use. You are expected to be able to use public transportation or your own vehicle to get to parts of Derbyshire, all travel expense are reimbursed.
All volunteers will receive a training package delivered by our training and development team and volunteer coordinator. This training is the same high quality training that our staff also have access to.
Change Grow Live 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 Note: Outreach Shifts are varied but are mainly on weekends and after 4pm on weekdays.