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Young People's Practitioner (Affected Others)

Matthew ProjectHours: 22 hours per week

Location: Norwich

Salary: £12,037 - £13,029 (pro rata of £20,245 - £21,913)

Are you committed to making a difference to people's lives?

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge?

We are looking for an experienced professional to support young people under the age of 19 affected by substance misuse issues of others. You will need experience of working directly with young people, have a relevant qualification or experience and an understanding of the issues facing young people in relation to drug and alcohol use. You will provide advice and informal education to young people in Norfolk, raising awareness of the risks of drugs and alcohol through informal outreach and targeted work. You will provide one to one sessions for young people, group work, drop-ins and awareness-raising sessions at various events and venues.

Unity is a partnership between: The Matthew Project, Norfolk Carers Support and Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust.

The office base for this post is Norwich but will cover a wider geographical area. The work will be carried out within the service location and in the community; the ability to travel is essential.

How to Apply

Read the full description of the role here and click 'apply now' at the bottom of this link

If you experience difficulties in completing your application, please refer to the guidance on how to apply.

If you require a paper version of the application form and pack please telephone us on 01603 626123 or email hr@matthewproject.org ensuring you provide your name and postal address.

Closing Date: Monday 21 October 2019 (Noon)

Interview Date: Friday 1 November 2019 (King's Lynn)