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Open Access and Engagement Worker

Employer
City of York Council
Location
York, North Yorkshire
Salary
£19,000 - £27,500
Closing date
12 Aug 2021

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Sector
Health and Social Care
Job role
Officer
Contract Type
Full time
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Job Details

“When you choose to join us, you’re choosing more than just a job…. you’re choosing to make a difference”

North Yorkshire Horizons is a service made up of several key partners including Humankind, enabling the development of a peer led, recovery community. Providing a safe environment in which people can develop the life skills, and confidence to achieve and maintain recovery and abstinence from their substance misuse, successfully re-integrate into society, and become active, contributing citizens.

Based within our Harrogate Hub, the Open Access and Engagement Worker will be an integral member of the dynamic multi-agency team providing harm reduction advice, needle exchange provision, crisis case management and developing and delivering comprehensive and tailored individual interventions that will include delivery of a full range of open access, structured, one to one and group support.

The post holder will be expected to work closely with appropriate partners and stakeholders within office based, community and outreach settings.

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We are committed to fair chances for all and making sure everyone can access the help and support they need to realise their potential. By joining our teams of passionate individuals, you will be contributing to making this happen. You can really make a difference by believing in our service users and their ability to make positive changes when they don’t always believe in themselves.

If you feel that you would fit with our values & ethos, are passionate about supporting people, but maybe don’t feel you have the experience required, talk to us about your transferrable skills. For the right people, we can provide development to help you to realise your potential and career aspirations.

 

Company

The City of York has a rich history stretching back nearly 2000 years; George VI once said that: 'The history of York is the history of England'. York has a wealth of heritage and history. York attracts over four million visitors a year and popular destinations include York Minster, which is the largest Gothic cathedral in Europe, the Castle Museum, the National Railway Museum and the Jorvik Viking Centre. Tourism is an important industry in York and the city also has a thriving bioscience, technology and research sector, centred on the City's Science Park. Other major employers include Nestle, City of York Council and York Hospitals NHS Trust. York has excellent transport links, being on the East Coast Mainline and close to the A1M. From York seaside resorts such as Scarborough, Whitby and Filey or the North York Moors National Park are a short journey by road or rail.

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Telephone
01904 551550
Location
City of York Council
Library Square
North Yorkshire
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