Are you passionate about co-production and ensuring service users voices are heard and they are involved in service development?
New Beginnings Brent Recovery and Wellbeing service is a WDP led integrated drug and alcohol service, in partnership with CNWL. The service has been supporting residents in Brent since April 2018 and offers a broad range of recovery orientated, high quality services to meet their needs
WDP is 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 organisation.
This PHE funded Brent New Beginnings role will heavily focus on building strong relationships with partnership agencies and will involve satellite working, engaging with service users outside of New Beginnings service, for example from sexual health clinics
The post holder will be a dynamic, driven individual who engages with those who are engaged in/or are at risk of engaging in substance misuse and having sex while using drugs (Chemsex) or alcohol
• Take the lead in engaging and supporting service users to navigate within the complex systems available to them, and help them to build resilience and manage their mental, physical and social care needs
• Work with men who have sex with men (MSM) and support men who are HIV positive men
• Acting as a care coordinator by providing a range of evidence-based interventions such as key working, motivational interviewing, ITEP mapping, harm reduction and relapse prevention
• Connecting people with their network and communities, to enhance confidence and build recovery capital.
• Working in partnership with our clinical and aftercare services, sexual health services, LGBTQ+ services where relevant, primary care services, Criminal Justice agencies, Outreach services, Young Peoples’ services, treatment providers, service users and the local community
• Salary band of £24,627 - £29,000 per annum
• 12 months FTC
• 37.5 hours per week
Primarily based at the New Beginnings’ Cobbold Road Hub, however there is an expectation to work across sites and within the community.
Why should you apply?
• A new challenge working with rough sleepers affected by drug and alcohol issues
• Specialist role
• Competitive salary
To arrange an informal chat about the role, contact, Nichole Donoher-Phillips, Service Manager on email@example.com
For further information, and to apply, please visit our website: wdp.ciphr-irecruit.com/Applicants/vacancy/311/Club-Drugs-and-Chemsex-Practitioner---Brent-New-Beginnings
The closing date for applications is Sunday 20th June 2021 at midnight.
The interviews will take place week commencing the 28th of June 2021.
Interviews are likely to take place via Teams, to support social distancing
WDP and Our Values
WDP is an innovative behaviour change charity. We facilitate long-lasting transformation in people’s lives to improve health, wellbeing and social integration. We work across the fields of substance misuse, young person’s support, employability, sexual health and inpatient services.
All staff are required to work to WDP’s four values:
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