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Young Persons Resilience Coordinator- Luton- CGL3804

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£22,371.82 - £25,999.35 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Closing Date: 
Thursday, 12 September 2019 - 11:45am
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ResoLUTiONs Alcohol & Drug Recovery Service provides rapid access to a range of interventions and treatment options for adults and young people who are experiencing problems with alcohol and substance misuse, promoting a focus on prevention, recovery and citizenship.

We are looking for a passionate and committed individual to join our team as a Young Persons Resilience Co-ordinator.

The post holder will work as an integral part of the multi-disciplinary team at ResoLUTiONs and also work alongside many of our partner agencies.

The post holder will be required to delivering a range of interventions utilising a young person centred approach, empowering them to reduce risk, increase resilience and lead a safe, happy and healthy life.

The post holder will be responsible for supporting young people from point of entry into the service and through their treatment/recovery journey; providing screening, assessment, psychosocial interventions, integrated care planning, posttreatment support, including transfer of care; identifying and responding effectively to potential safeguarding issues; reducing drug and alcohol related harm to service users and the wider community; promoting carer, service user and community involvement; providing advocacy for access to partnership services; working with service users to support positive, holistic outcomes in relation to their health and wellbeing, enabling them to lead safe, healthy and purposeful lives: reducing risk and increasing resilience.

Working as part of a team the post holder will be responsible for delivering a range of outreach interventions in a community and in an evening clinics; group, workshops and training; structured key work; outreach support; promoting safer injecting practices to reduce risks to health and wellbeing as a result of injecting drug use, via our needle exchange provisions for service users who either self-refer or are referred via partner agencies.

The post holder will have excellent communication and organisational skills, an understanding of substance misuse and evidenced based psychosocial interventions.

The post holder will also be required to work flexibly across operational sites as required and work within an agreed number of hours to maintain the most appropriate level of service provision. This may include evening and weekend working.

The post holder will be expected to take responsibility for personal development, identifying personal training needs and participate in regular supervision and appraisal.

To be successful in this role you will need to share Change Grow Live passion and commitment to providing high quality services that enable and empower service users to make positive and sustainable changes thus improving quality of life for the service user; family and wider community.


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