YPPU0321 - Young People's Practitioner

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Posted: 16/03/2021 14:40
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: £20,447 - £22,132 per annum
Location: West Norfolk - King's Lynn
Level: Client Facing
Deadline: 12/04/2021 12:00
Hours: 37
Benefits: Pension
Job Type: Temporary

Young People's Practitioner

King’s Lynn

£20,447 - £22,132 per annum

37 hours per week

Current funding until March 2022


Are you committed to making a difference to people's lives?

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge?

We are looking for an experienced professional to support young people under the age of 19 affected by substance misuse issues. You will need experience of working directly with young people, have a relevant qualification or experience and an understanding of the issues facing young people in relation to drug and alcohol use. You will provide support to young people in Norfolk, raising awareness of the risks of drugs and alcohol through informal outreach and targeted work.  You will provide one to one sessions for young people, group work, drop-ins and awareness-raising sessions at various events and venues.

Unity is a partnership between: The Matthew Project, Norfolk Carers Support and Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust.

The office base for this post is King’s Lynn but will cover a wider geographical area across West Norfolk. The work will be carried out within the service location and in the community; the ability to travel is essential. Work is currently being carried out remotely where possible.

The Matthew Project is a value driven charity working across East Anglia giving help and hope through programmes with adults, young people and communities affected by drugs and alcohol. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, of any faith or none.

How to apply

Read the full description of the role here and click 'apply now' from the link below to complete and submit your application. 

If you experience difficulties in completing your application, please refer to the guidance on how to apply.

If you require a paper version of the application form and pack please telephone us on 01603 626123 or email hr@matthewproject.org ensuring you provide your name and postal address.


Closing date: Monday 12th April 2021 at 12.00 noon

Interview date: Tuesday 20th April 2021 via Microsoft Teams

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