Youth Worker – Substance misuse and YOS link

No Limits are looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic care co-ordinator to join the DASH substance misuse team, supporting young people aged 11-24 who are experiencing difficulties as a result of substances and to be the link worker with the youth offending team. This will entail taking a holistic and collaborative approach to case holding, and will involve assessing young people, devising care plans and offering specialist substance advice and information. DASH deliver a range of interventions including open access, 1-2-1 and group interventions, risk assessments and needle exchange.

The successful applicant will have experience of youth work and substance misuse interventions and an understanding of issues impacting on a young person’s emotional well-being. They will be competent in managing a case load, as well as working as part of multi-disciplinary team to ensure that young people and their families are able to access appropriate support. A working knowledge of criminal justice and mental health issues is desirable.
If you have a passion for supporting young people and have relevant experience please apply.

DASH is a community based project and use of a vehicle for work is essential.

Starting salary: SCP 9 (£20,344 pro rata based on 37 hours FTE).
Hours:  21 hours a week. This may include some evenings and weekends.
Essential car user: No
Apply by: Emailing an application form to*
Applications Close: 9am on Monday 3rd June 2019
Interview date: Tuesday 11th June 2019

Job Description and Application Form

N.B. Please note that only completed applications will be considered. We will not accept CVs as a job application.
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