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Young People's Drug and Alcohol Specialist

closing date 21 Jan

Job Summary

Contract Type: Part Time/Limited Term
Advert Start Date: 02 January, 2018
Advert End Date: 21 January, 2018
Salary: £27,668 to £30,153 pro rata
Location: Yate (Badminton Road)
Weekly Hours: 22:2
Job Category: Public Health
Vacancy Ref: CYP3903/800/TW

Job Summary/Person Specification

Further information

This is a part time limited term contract up to 31/03/2019


To provide information, advice and support to young people whose substance use has become or is at risk of becoming problematic. You will deliver a range of educational, harm-reduction and psychological interventions to promote behavioural change. You will work holistically with young people and their families to explore the risks involved in substance use and related behaviours. You will deliver targeted group work to young people in educational settings and support the delivery of effective drug and alcohol education in collaboration with health improvement practitioners.


South Gloucestershire Council is committed to treating everyone fairly, to challenging inequalities and to promoting equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.