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Catch22 Apprentice Substance Misuse Practitioner in Fareham, United Kingdom

This is a very exciting time to join our expanding team! We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Apprentice Substance Misuse Practitioner who is passionate about learning, working with young people and who want to make a difference to their lives. You will work as a Substance Misuse Practitioner Apprentice in our* Hampshire Young Peoples Substance Misuse Service - Delivered in partnership with Inclusion -* A county wide, community engagement based service offering targeted and specialist treatment to young people aged 25 years and under offering; one-to-one support to young people and their families, a 24 hour help line, counselling and pharmacological support, as part of a tailored recovery approach for young people aged 11 to 25-years-old successfully delivering positive outcome for the young people we work with. The service also offers a support service to children of substance misusing parents. Alongside your learning and development within the work place, you will be completing the Level 3 Youth Support Worker apprenticeship. This apprenticeship will develop knowledge, skills and behaviours in how to play a supporting role with young people aged 11-25 to promote their personal, social and educational development. Youth support work provides a holistically supportive, positive professional relationship with young people, ensuring the relationship is routed in young people’s own journey and led by them. It creates opportunities for young people to develop their voice and views and creates opportunities to learn about themselves and society using informal education methods within the context of the professional relationship As a Substance Misuse Practitioner Apprentice you will develop your knowledge and skills, culminating in you moving on to a Level 4 in Children, Young People and Families and becoming a Substance Misuse Practitioner in the service. Click here for full Job Description * Good levels of literacy and numeracy evidenced by GCSEs in Maths and English at grade 4/C or higher * Ability to demonstrate a desire to work with young people * Ability to demonstrate a desire to understand the responsibilities regarding safeguarding young people (full training will be provided). * Hours of Work: *37 * *Salary: *£18,823 * *Level of Disclosure & Barring Service check required: *Enhanced This post will involve travel around Hampshire on a daily basis, *you will therefore* need to have use of a vehicle*, with an up-to-date driving licence, MOT and Business Insurance. There will also be occasional travel to other areas outside the county Some flexible working will be required, including working some weekends and evenings when necessary in order to meet the needs of the client group. See the benefits of working for Catch22 here. Unless otherwise stated, interviews will be arranged as suitable candidates are identified, so early application is strongly advised. / At Catch22 we value equality, diversity and inclusion. We are wholeheartedly committed to the principle of equality of opportunity, both as an employer and as a provider of services. Diversity and Inclusion is part of what we do every day, working to deliver our vision to build a strong society where everyone has good people around them, a purpose, and a good place to live./