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Fresh Start Senior Practitioner x 0.8
Families Together is a partnership between Project 6, the Children and Young People’s Partnership and the Building Successful Families programme. We require talented and resilient Fresh Start workers for a fixed-term contract until the end of May 2020.
The aim of the service is to offer therapeutic and practical interventions to women who have previously had children removed, which will enable them to make positive sustainable changes to address the multiple and complex risks in their lives e.g. substance misuse, mental health, domestic abuse, parenting capacity, adverse childhood experiences and unsafe housing conditions.
Through direct interventions and/ or encouraging access to partner agencies the service will address:
- Drug and Alcohol Misuse
- Loss and Grief – including childhood experience
- Relationships – Personal and Professional
- Health Needs – Sexual health including accessing contraception, GP, dental
- Education and Employment Encourage partner agencies (e.g. criminal justice and drug and alcohol
We are looking for someone with the following experience and attributes:
Positivity; a can-do attitude, versatility, and wisdom. You must be highly motivated and be able to work on your own initiative, as well as being an integral part of the team. You will receive line management support and clinical supervision as well as being a valued part of the Families Together service and wider Project 6 organisation.
Applicants will be expected to have an appropriate and relevant professional qualification (e.g. social work, diploma in counselling etc.) and have at least two years post-qualified experience of working in a social care or healthcare setting, supporting people in crisis. You will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check.
POST: Senior Practitioner - Fresh Start
HOURS: 30 hours (part-time)
LOCATION: Sheffield wide with office base at 646 Abbeydale Road
CONTRACT: Fixed-term until May 2020
Closing Date: 21st January 2019 Interview Date: W/C 28th January 2019
Project Worker, Prevention Team - Fixed Term until 31/03/20.
Funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund, Drink Wise, Age Well aims to help people aged over 50 make healthier choices about their alcohol use as they age.
The programme is currently delivered in five demonstration areas across the four UK nations via an integrated, community-based programme. Sheffield is one of the demonstration sites.
We are looking for a prevention worker to join our dynamic and committed team. The individual will have experience of eliciting behaviour change and communicating key health improvement messages through community-based interventions. We are particularly looking for someone with experience of facilitating peer support groups or someone with more general group work skills who wants to develop their knowledge.
If you are interested in applying for this post and would like to visit the project, then please phone 0800 032 3723.
Although this post is full time (37 hours per week) we will consider part-time applicants (please specify on your application the number of hours you require).
POST: Project Worker - Prevention Team
GRADE: Salary SCP 21 – 26 (£19,742 to £22,937)
DEMONSTRATION AREA: Sheffield
CONTRACT: Fixed-term until March 2020
Closing date for this post is 11am on Thursday 31st January 2019