Young Persons Substance Misuse Worker

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Hours of Work:                   Full time 37.5hours

We are looking for a passionate and motivated individual to work within our Young Persons Substance misuse Service. The post holder will deliver a range of interventions from brief education through to structured extended interventions and specialist treatment interventions to Young People upto 21 years within the Bradford district. The service operates as outreach, as such requires travel across the district.

Service overview:           

This service provides early intervention and highly structured treatment interventions for drug and/or alcohol misuse to young people up to the age of 21 years.  Our service is designed to promote recovery from the harms of substance misuse and to secure positive health and well-being outcomes for Young People. We do this through delivery of focused interventions that are integrated into the wider context of support and services that reflect the needs and circumstances of each young person.

Young people will typically be seen at appropriate community venues of their choosing.   These will be distinct from adult services and include home visits, schools, PRUs, college settings and community centres.

For an informal discussion about the role please call Jenny Brown 07769270861

For more details about this role and to view the Job Description please click here: Young Persons Substance Misuse Worker

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    Starting point £24,890 - £27,322

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.

If you do not currently have DBS certificate for the level required for our posts (where applicable) and/or are not currently registered with the DBS Update Service, Bridge will pay for the appropriate level of DBS check should your application be successful. You will be expected to take out an annual subscription to DBS update service on receipt of your certificate, the cost of which Bridge will reimburse to you whilst you are in our employment. If you fail to register for the Update Service, and Bridge requires a further DBS check to be carried out (usually every 3 years), you will be required to pay for a new certificate.

Closing date for all positions: Mon 23rd May 2022

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