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Clued Up - Project Workers x3
Post: Project Worker x 3 with Clued Up Salary: £23,483 - £26,017 Hours: 36 hours per week Location: The Bunker, 441 High Street, Kirkcaldy
The purpose of this role is to provide a comprehensive “youth friendly” substance misuse support and information service for young people under the age of 25 in the Fife area, also targeting the wider issues of general well-being and lifestyle. The project workers will work within Clued Up’s outreach service alongside a team to support young people 12 to 25 years olds affected by substance misuse across Fife.
Provide young people with one to one support on a consistent basis having an outcome focused approach. Using a case management approach.
Provide assessments of young people’s needs and complete written work plans based on young people’s outcomes.
Make and develop open, honest and trusting relationships with young people by meeting them on their own terms and working with them on their priorities.
Respect confidentiality within established boundaries both with young people, support staff, partners, teachers etc.
Participate in a Mobile alcohol intervention team in partnership to provide brief interventions and alcohol screening to young people on the streets in the evenings.
Support Young people to overcome barriers to Education, training or employment.
Support projects/group work programmes and special initiatives relevant to young people’s needs, both directly and in partnership with other agencies.
Assist young people to learn from experiences and help them find opportunities for growth in personal and social development.
Promote effective involvement of young people in decision-making processes.
Be aware of the agencies that may assist and support young people affected by substance misuse and assist them to access them.
Keep appropriate records and be able to use appropriate IT equipment/technology to maintain client files.