Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Health & WellBeing Practitioner

Health & Wellbeing Practitioner required based in Lewisham for a young person's drug and alcohol service.



  • 3 months contract

  • Full time (working from home included)

  • £18 - £20 per hour (Depending on experience)


Job Details
Health and Wellbeing Practitioners operate on an outreach basis using the hub and spoke model, and are responsible for delivery of the service within co-locations including schools, YOS, youth clubs, CAMHS as well as the clinical hub and spokes.

Health and Wellbeing Practitioners hold a caseload of young people presenting with needs relating to substance misuse, sexual health and associated risky behaviour.

They offer a holistic service with an accessible no wrong door approach.

Activities include; Universal, Targeted and Specialist services, as well as taking part in the Duty System, providing telephone support for professionals, young people, parents and carers and managing the text messaging service.


Essential requirements



  • Relevant qualification in substance misuse/youth work/psychology/counselling/mental health; such as a Diploma in Youth Work, Social work, Psychology or accredited Counselling or equivalent NVQ Level 4 in Children, Young People or families, social care or mental health.

  • Working with children, young people or adults in a community setting

  • Facilitating group work with children, young people or young adults

  • Safeguarding children and adults guidance and legislation.

  • Equality and Diversity guidance and legislation



Benefits



  • Generous annual leave

  • Employee Assistance Programme and OH Service

  • Excellent Learning & Development opportunities and career progression

  • Generous contributory Pension Scheme