Following an expansion of the team, Barnet Young People’s Service is excited to advertise the role of Young Person’s Resilience Worker.
The service is a confidential drug and alcohol service for young people aged up to the age of 24. We offer advice and support to young people who are experiencing problems with drugs and alcohol. This support offered includes specialist care planned interventions, brief interventions, targeted group work, outreach, and training. The service works in a holistic way and works closely with local partners in ensuring a multi-agency approach to supporting children and young people.
We are looking for a Young Person’s Resilience worker who will hold lead responsibilities in relation to supporting young people.
The postholder’s focus will be to work proactively with young people to help address their substance misuse needs and alongside this, they will help forge strong working relationships and pathways with local support services including social care, schools and colleges, mental health and criminal justice, to help coordinate a joined-up approach to substance use and other identified needs.
The successful applicant with therefore possess excellent engagement skills and possess the ability to work in partnership with other services and share their knowledge through the delivery of training around substance misuse to other professionals.
We are looking for a creative and dynamic individual who enjoys working within a busy team. The ability to work to a high degree of accuracy and meet deadlines amongst competing priorities is vital in this position.
In return, we offer an incredibly rewarding role within a supportive and nurturing service that promotes the continuous professional development of its staff.