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  • Clued Up - Project Workers x3

    Created: 28/04/2021

    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.

    Key responsbilities: 

    • 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.
    • Work within Clued Up’s policies and guidelines.
    • Deliver training/workshops when required.
    • Work within the GIRFEC Framework.

    Find out how to apply for the role here.

    The closing date for applications is 17:00 on Friday 14 May 2021.


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