Early Break - Young Person Advocacy Worker

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Job Title: 
Young Person Advocacy Worker -
Category: 
Youth work
Contract Type: 
Full-Time
Hours: 
(a full time position in Rochdale, a full time position in Salford and a 12 month maternity cover post in Salford & Trafford)
Salary: 
EB Salary Points Range 28 – 30, £23,620 – £25,379
Location: 
Greater Manchester
Recruitment Type: 
External
Deadline: 
Monday, 18 February, 2019 - 17:00

Young Persons Advocacy Worker (a full time position in Rochdale, a full time position in Salford and a 12 month maternity cover post in Salford & Trafford)

You will:

  • Be an organised individual able to manage a high case load of vulnerable young people experiencing problems related to substance misuse and other vulnerabilities
  • Be able to work effectively within a team
  • Be skilled and confident to deliver training and support for external partners in relation to substance misuse and the issues related to it
  • Offer group work to targeted groups related to improving skills and knowledge in others
  • Have the ability to carry out specialist assessments and care planning
  • Strong awareness of legislation as it applies to young people particularly focussed on safeguarding, substance misuse, criminal justice and emotional health and well being
  • Be prepared to work evenings and/or occasional weekends as required by the role
  • To contribute to the wider work of the charity and its entrepreneurial development
  • Be a reflective practitioner in the role. 

For more information on the role and to apply please follow the recruitment link 

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