Young People's Practitioner- Redbridge Fusion,Fixed Term

Fixed Term
Ilford
£24,627 - £29,000 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Closing date:Sunday, July 12, 2020 - 00:00
Interview date, week commencing:
Job role:

Would you like to work as part of the YP team in Redbridge to support service users to achieve great outcomes?

The service

Fusion is a WDP drug and alcohol service in the London Borough of Redbridge.  The service has been supporting local residents since January 2019 and offers a broad range of recovery orientated, high quality services to meet their needs. Redbridge YP Service work with young people and young adults between ages of 13 – 18, addressing health and wellbeing for those affected by substance misuse. We deliver a wide range of programmes including education, early intervention, prevention and structured workshops for Students and professionals.  We offer emotional and wellbeing support to help young people reach their full potential.

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 well-being. 

Conditions

  • Salary band of £24,627 - £29,000 per annum
  • Fixed Term up to 12 months
  • 37.5 hours per week

Location

Primarily based at Station Road Centre, in Barkingside, however will be required to travel across the borough to deliver work.

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 Chloe O’Connell, Service Lead on 07877984490, chloe.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 12 July 2020 at 00:00 midnight.

Interviews are likely to take place via Zoom, 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

WDP is a 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.

Successfully received applications will result in an automatic confirmation by email - If you do not receive this, please contact HR