Community Educator – New Directions

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Job Title: Community Educator
Job Ref: ND-CE-05/18
Hours of work: 37.5 hrs per week
To provide Maternity Cover for up to 12 Months
Salary £21,693 Per Annum

We are seeking a full time Community Educator to work within the Community Intervention Team. Under the direction of the Team leader the post holder will, through education, training and promotional initiatives, up skill colleagues, other professionals, service users, carers, community groups and employers with the best practice for the screening and delivery of brief interventions for substance misuse and the wider understanding of the harm caused by the substance misuse.
In addition, the post holder will provide one-off brief interventions to appropriate individuals and facilitate access, where indicated, into a treatment pathway.
The post holder will operate across the Bradford District, especially within educational establishments, GP practices, private and public sector employers health and social care services and the within the wider community settings, raising awareness of the substance misuse treatment and recovery system.
The post holder will need to work flexibly within an agreed number of hours as required and to maintain the most appropriate level of service provision. This may involve weekend and evening working.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 21st May 2018 @ 12noon and interviews will take place on 31st May & 1st June 2018.

For full JD and Person Specification please click the link below:

Community Educator JD & Person Spec 2018

If you are unable to apply online and require a paper application form please contact Vanessa Ross on 01274 723863. If applying with a hard copy please post to: HR Department, The Bridge Project, 35 Salem Street, Bradford, BD1 4QH quoting the job reference on the outside of the envelope.

Please note, most posts require a DBS Check at Enhanced Level, which EXTERNAL applicants will be required to pay for, unless they are subscribed to the DBS Electronic Update Service, in which case permission for Bridge to check the current status of a DBS certificate will be required. Please note that the current charge for a new DBS certificate is £44 plus an administration charge levied by our preferred provider of £9.50 + VAT. An online check Of DBS status using update service is free.

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