Service Care Solutions Ltd

Young Persons Substance Misuse Practitioner

Job Title: Young Person's Substance Misuse Practitioner

Salary: £22,680 - £26,835 (Yearly)

Shift Pattern: Monday - Friday (9AM - 5PM)

Location: Harrow

Type of Contract: Permanent

Client: Compass

Job Role:
· To enable people to make informed choices about their drug and alcohol consumption and health and social circumstances
· To actively influence and support client motivation to address their drugs and alcohol misuse
· To improve their health and develop their life choices by engaging in services to address their substance misuse
· To support young people affected by parental drug and alcohol misuse
· To work in a multi-disciplinary framework to reduce their risks associated with their substance misuse

Key Activities and Responsibilities:

Ability to consider safeguarding at all times and the ability to action concerns of this nature

Raise awareness, knowledge and understanding about substances, their use and effects using presentations, activities and group learning as appropriate.

Deliver care planned evidence based psychosocial interventions to young people who are engaging in use of illicit substances, alcohol and new psychoactive substances including those on YOS orders for drug related offending.

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