Young People's Practitioner- Brent

Fixed Term
Brent
£24,627 - £29,000 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Closing date:Sunday, September 1, 2019 - 00:00
Interview date, week commencing:
Job role:

Would you like to work as part of the YP team in Brent to support young people to achieve great outcomes?

The service

New Beginnings is a WDP-led integrated drug and alcohol service in the London Borough of Brent.  The service has been supporting local residents since April 2018 and offers a broad range of recovery orientated, high quality services to meet their needs.

The Young People’s Team works with young people between the ages of 13-25, addressing health and wellbeing for those affected by substance misuse. The team also delivers a wide range of programmes including education, early intervention, prevention and structured workshops for students and professionals.  

The role

This exciting role will offer the successful candidate the chance to make a lasting difference to the lives of our service users and be part of an integrated service delivery model within the borough.

You will support individuals to make a positive change in their lives, through a non-judgmental, recovery based approach.  You will actively promote recovery and work with individuals affected by substance misuse to improve their health and wellbeing. 

Conditions

  • Salary band of £24,627 - £29,000 per annum
  • Fixed Term for six months
  • 37.5 hours per week

Location

Primarily based at the Cobbold Road Hub with requirement to travel across the borough and work at the Willesden Centre for Health Hub.

Why should you apply?  

  • Vibrant service and borough
  • A new and rewarding challenge
  • Supportive management team

Interested?

For an informal chat about the role, contact Helena O’Connell, Young Persons Team Manager on 07717 862 926 or helena.oconnell@wdp.org.uk.

To apply, please read the job description, complete the application form and send to WDP.Recruitment@wdp.org.uk.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 1 September 2019 at 00:00 midnight.

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

WDP is recovery focused organisation. Our staff and volunteers are committed to helping our service users to improve their health and wellbeing, and to become free from dependency.

WDP is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.
 
WDP aims to be an equal opportunities employer.