Rough Sleeper Outreach Practitioner, Brent

Fixed Term
Brent
£24,627 to £29,000 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Closing date:Sunday, January 31, 2021 - 00:00
Interview date, week commencing:
Job role:

Rough Sleeper Outreach Practitioner, Brent 

 

Would you like to work closely with rough sleepers to promote and improve health and well-being?

 

The service

New Beginnings Brent Recovery and Wellbeing service is a WDP led integrated drug and alcohol service, in partnership with CNWL.  The service has been supporting residents in Brent since April 2018 and offers a broad range of recovery orientated, high quality services to meet their needs

 

WDP is 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 organisation.

The role

The post holder will be a dynamic, driven individual who is committed to providing assertive outreach in order to engage or re- engage the homeless population into treatment:

  • To carry out triage and comprehensive substance misuse assessments, risk assessments and develop person-centred Recovery Care Plans
  • Conduct street outreach to engage/reengage homeless individuals misusing substances
  • Deliver satellite provisions within local services e.g. GPs, probation, hostels etc
  • Deliver brief interventions and extended brief interventions
  • Work in collaboration with Housing teams, local authority officers and other treatment agencies to minimise the prevalence of street drinking and anti-social behaviour by supporting people in to treatment

Conditions

  • Salary band of £24,627 - £29,000 per annum
  • Fixed Term contract until March 31st 2022
  • 37.5 hours per week

 

Location

The job will be based across multiple service hubs in Brent at WDP New Beginnings & Brent Council

 

Why should you apply?

  • A new challenge
  • Specialist role
  • Competitive salary

 

Interested?

To arrange an informal chat about the role, contact, Nichole Donoher-Phillips, Service Manager on nichole.donoher-phillips@wdp.org.uk

 

To apply, please read the job description, complete the application form on https://wdp.ciphr-irecruit.com/applicants

 

The closing date for applications is Sunday 31st of January 2021 at 00:00 midnight.

 

The interviews will take place the week commencing the 15th of February 2020.

Interviews are likely to take place via Teams, to support social distancing

 

WDP and Our Values

WDP is an innovative behaviour change charity.  We facilitate long-lasting transformation in people’s lives to improve health, wellbeing and social integration.  We work across the fields of substance misuse, young person’s support, employability, sexual health and inpatient services.

 

All staff are required to work to WDP’s four values:

  • Entrepreneurial
  • In partnership
  • Strong belief in service users
  • Community focused

All posts are subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks.

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