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Health and Wellbeing Practitioner


Job Title - Health and Well-being Practitioner
Location - Enfield
Hourly rate - £18 - £20 (negotiable depending on experience)
Full time (37 hours per week)
Job Details



  • Deliver care planned evidence based psycho-social 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.

  • Deliver health promotion messages via school based programmes including PSHE, programme delivery with targeted youth support, assemblies, community events and assertive outreach.

  • Carry out health screens and holistic health assessments on young people accessing the service.

  • Deliver time limited structured psycho-social and preventative early interventions to young people with mild to moderate mental health concerns, who are at risk of participating in substance use or risky sexual behaviour.




Person specification

Qualifications



  • Relevant qualification in substance misuse/youth work/psychology/counselling/mental health; such as a Diploma in Youth Work, Social work, Psychology or accredited Counselling or equivalent NVQ Level 4 in Children, Young People or families, social care or mental health.



Experience



  • Working with children, young people or adults in a community setting

  • Facilitating group work with children, young people or young adults

  • Inter-agency and multi-disciplinary working

  • Involving children and young people and their families in design, delivery and development of services.

  • Working with at risk or vulnerable groups.

  • Delivery of behaviour change support.

  • Obtaining information about individuals/circumstances/needs and preferences.




Knowledge



  • Safeguarding children and adults guidance and legislation.

  • Developmental needs of children and young people.

  • Equality and Diversity guidance and legislation.

  • Confidentiality, consent and mental capacity.

  • Risk taking behaviour and the resulting problems.

  • Mental health, emotional health and emotional well-being.




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  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Rate: £18 - £20 per hour + Negotiable
  • Location: Enfield, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Contact: Michael Potts
  • Tel: 01772 208962
  • Fax: 01772 471473
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2022-03-31 14:37:42 -

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