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Early Intervention Worker (Prevention and Engagement Team)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
25/11/2016
Advert End Date:
09/12/2016 17:00
Salary:
£19,238 - £25,694 (pro rata)
Job Category:
Health
Vacancy ID:
157805
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne

Job details 

Closing date:
9 Dec


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Hours: 16 (Wednesday/Thursday/Friday)
Holidays: 25 days + 8 bank hols plus 4 privilege days (pro rata where applicable)

Lifeline Project is a national charity dedicated to improving the lives of individuals, families and communities affected by drugs and alcohol. We build real and sustained change through responsive local services.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Drug and Alcohol Integrated Psychosocial, Recovery Support and Care Coordination Service for an Early Intervention Worker. The role will consist of working within the Prevention and Engagement Team one of the components that comprises Newcastle’s recovery-orientated treatment system for drug and alcohol users to deliver Early Intervention, Brief Intervention and Prevention work and training for professionals to targeted individuals who use drugs and/or alcohol across Newcastle.

You will work flexibly and holistically to engage clients in to services to support them to access appropriate treatment, services and care. The role is to communicate effectively with those delivering outreach within the city, to ensure that individuals are engaging proactively and being referred appropriately. To work collaboratively with services, internally and externally, and to develop effective pathways, to ensure cohesive and seamless transition for service users.

You will also work within a strengths-based, recovery-orientated, change and outcomes focused approach that promotes service users, families and communities as responsible co-producers of health, wellbeing and recovery.

We invite interested individuals with the relevant knowledge and experience to apply for the above position with application form. Please visit Lifeline’s website for job application packs: www.lifeline.org.uk and submit completed applications to verena.stephenson@lifeline.org.uk

Closing date for expressions of interest – 5pm Friday 9 December 2016
Interview date – TBC


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