Young People’s Practitioner

    Published
    Dec 6, 2018
    Location
    Barnet, United Kingdom
    Category
    Job Type
    Closing Date
    2019/01/06
    Work Hours
    37.5
    Job Salary
    £24,627 - £29,000
    Region
    London

    Description

    The young people’s drug and alcohol service is based at the Dennis Scott Unit, Edgware Community Hospital. WDP has been successfully delivering adult and young people’s substance misuse services across London and the South East for over 25 years. We are looking to  recruit a dynamic and passionate Young People’s Practitioner to be part of the team.

    Skills

    The successful candidate will work flexibly across a variety of community settings to reach out to young people, engaging with professionals to develop pathways between local services, such as A&E, Mental Health & Youth Offending. Offering bespoke interventions to young people, the successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of universal, targeted and specialist services.

    Responsibilities

    We are seeking to appoint an individual who can also bring WDP’s core values to the role:

    Entrepreneurial – you will be driven and bring innovative ideas
    In partnership – you will be a team player and liaise effectively with other WDP staff and partner organisations
    Strong belief in Service Users – you will be ambitious for those we help and this will come across strongly in your work
    Community focused – you will help design services that serve the whole community

    Experience Requirements

    WDP are committed to the ongoing professional development of all our staff. Through joining WDP, you will receive a warm welcome, peer support, extensive training, regular supervision and the chance to thrive in a lively and aspirational service.