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Young Persons Resilience Worker- Camberwell- CGL3834

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£22,371.82 - £25,999.35 per annum pro rata
15 hours per week
Closing Date: 
Friday, 11 October 2019 - 11:45pm
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Are you passionate about facilitating positive outcomes for young people?

Change Grow Live work alongside Brook to deliver an integrated Sexual Health and Substance Misuse Service for young people across Southwark.

Brook has 50 years’ experience of delivering effective interventions and supporting young people with specialist sexual health services in Southwark.  Change Grow Live delivers substance misuse interventions to young people within the borough. The integrated team is dual trained in minimum requirements for sexual health and substance misuse interventions, advice and signposting.

The service (HYP – Healthy Young People) supports a mixed model of community outreach, working in symmetry with existing community health services, ensuring key consistent messages are reaching young people. We take a holistic approach to delivery and offer a broad range of universal, targeted and specialist interventions, including:

Education/ prevention workshops
Psychosocial interventions
Harm reduction
Targeted and specialist structured interventions
Transitional age pathways
Peer support
Social/ wellbeing activities

We are looking to recruit a part time Young Person’s Resilience worker. The successful candidate should have experience of multi-agency work as the post calls for close co-working with a diverse range of stakeholders and partners working together across Southwark. In addition the successful candidate should have experience/understanding of working within the drug and alcohol field, specifically with young people.

Professionalism, dedication and a commitment to achieving the best results for young people and their families is essential. In return Change Grow Live will offer excellent terms and conditions and the training and support needed to really make a difference to the lives of young people, their families, and the community.

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, if you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date, your application has not been shortlisted on this occasion.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS Check.

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