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Young People's Practitioner

£13.50 - £16 per hour

Job description

Young People's Practitioner

Location: Redbridge

Hours: Monday - Friday, 09:00-17:00

Pay: £13.50-£16 per hour

Assignment: 3 months (with possible extension)

We are currently recruiting a young person's practitioner for our Redbridge based social care client. This fantastic opportunity will see you work with a caseload of around 30 vulnerable young people and their families who are struggling with the effects of addiction.

In this position you will:

  • Provide full comprehensive assessment, care planning and risk management Deliver brief interventions, resilience training and harm minimisation
  • Involve and support families and carers of YP accessing the service
  • Liaise with and work in partnership with key agencies and stakeholders including the YOS, CAMHS, social services, schools and colleges
  • Where necessary, deliver structured group work to young people
  • Prevent young people from engaging in substance misusing and risk-taking behaviours
  • Enable young people to develop boundaries, emotional resilience, and self-esteem
  • Actively support young people to reduce and/or stop harmful behaviours such as drug and alcohol consumption, encouraging pro-social and healthy alternatives

This service will see you work as part of an expert team with the aim of actively promoting recovery with individuals directly affected by substance misuse issues and, those affected by another person's substance misuse.

These young people need your help, Apply now!

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


George Coombes
Housing Recruitment Team / Social Care Recruitment Team
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