Young People's Practitioner, Barking and Dagenham Young People's Service - Subwize
From 1 April 2018, WDP will be delivering the Young People’s drug and alcohol service in Barking and Dagenham. The service, Subwize, is based at The Vibe in Dagenham. WDP has been successfully delivering adult and young people’s substance misuse services across London and the South East for over 25 years. We are looking to recruit a dynamic and passionate Young People’s Practitioner to be part of the team.
The successful candidate will work flexibly across a variety of community settings to reach out to young people, engaging with professionals to develop pathways between local services, such as A&E, Mental Health & Youth Offending. Offering bespoke interventions to young people, the successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of universal, targeted and specialist services.
We are seeking to appoint an individual who can also bring WDP’s core values to the role:
- Entrepreneurial – you will be driven to facilitate WDP’s expansion and bring innovative ideas to help achieve this.
- In partnership – you will be a team player and liaise effectively with other WDP staff and partner organisations
- Strong belief in Service Users – you will be ambitious for those we help and this will come across strongly in your written work
- Community focused – you will help design services that serve the whole community
WDP are committed to the ongoing professional development of all our staff. Through joining WDP, you will receive a warm welcome, peer support, extensive training, regular supervision and the chance to thrive in a lively and aspirational service.
For further information about this position please contact Tanya Lisak, Implementation Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org / 07946391563
WDP is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.
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