Service Care Solutions Ltd

Young Person's Recovery Worker

Service Care Solutions are looking for looking for a recovery or support worker possessing experience working with young people.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work as part of a friendly and close-knit team of people at a substance misuse service based in Gateshead.

You will be contracted for 2 months with a possibility to extend from there.

Your day to day duties will include:

, Early intervention to prevent substance or alcohol abuse
, Perform harm reduction strategies to help minimise risk to young people
, Take part in leading family interventions
, Perform health assessments e.g.

smoking cessation
, Providing information and advice to young people about the risks of drug and alcohol misuse
, Reduce wider risk taking behaviour to prevent sexual exploitation, self-harm, self-image issues and other problems facing young people today.



The ideal candidate will have:

, Experience working with young people in a recovery or support setting.
, Have experience working with clients who have substance or alcohol misuse issues.
, Be available to start work as soon as possible for a minimum of 2 months.
, Have an in-date and current fully enhanced DBS

DUE TO THE NATURE OF THE CLIENTELE CANDIDATES MUST HAVE AN IN-DATE ENCHANCED DBS

This role will include (local) travelling as you will have a responsibility to young people in the wider community as a whole.

Expenses are available for this upon agreement with the service manager.




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