Young People’s Practitioner (REACH - Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale)

Young People’s Practitioner

Compass REACH – North Yorkshire

Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale area

Part-time, 30 hours per week (0.81fte)

£23,460 - £27,540 p.a. pro rata

Ref: 068/18

Do you have the experience and motivation to ensure we improve the health, resilience and emotional wellbeing of young people in North Yorkshire, in order to help them reach their potential?

The opportunity

We have a rare and exciting opportunity for a Young People’s Practitioner to join our team of dedicated professionals as part of a truly innovative, responsive and committed service.

About us

Compass REACH delivers evidence-based psychosocial interventions to children and young people aged 9 – 19 (and up to 25 for those with special educational needs or disabilities) who live in North Yorkshire.

It is the specialist young people’s drug and alcohol treatment provider for those young people who have been screened as having moderate or high levels of need with regard to substance misuse/alcohol. 

The service also works with children and young people who may benefit from receiving early help and prevention work in relation to emotional wellbeing and mental health issues.

The team also offers support to existing service users around sexual health matters.

The service works closely with Compass BUZZ (School Mental Health and Wellbeing Project) as well as other key partner agencies such as specialist CAMHS, Prevention Service and Healthy Child Service (HCS) via co-locations and outreach working.

About the role

As a Young People’s Practitioner you will support the delivery of a range of evidence-based services, aimed at addressing young people’s substance misuse, emotional wellbeing and sexual and mental health. You will co-deliver one-to-one interventions and facilitate appropriate step up referrals into specialist services and/or step down to universal provision.

You will be based in Scarborough, covering the Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale cluster and you will be expected to work flexibly across the region when required to meet service demand and provide interim cover for other staff members.

The person

With a relevant qualification in mental health/working with children and young people, you are passionate about improving the health and wellbeing of children and young people. You will have experience of working directly with children and young people with additional needs, as well as multi-agency and partnership working. 

You will need to possess a full UK driving licence and have access to a vehicle.

The Benefits

In return, we offer a range of benefits including:

Generous annual leave • Employee Assistance Programme and OH Service • Eye tests for VDU users • Excellent Learning & Development opportunities and career progression • Generous contributory Pension Scheme

Please send completed application and equality monitoring forms to: recruitment@compass-uk.org

For an informal chat about the role contact Lisa Gale, Compass REACH Service Manager on 07917 186229 or at lisa.gale@compass-uk.org

Closing date: Friday 1st March at 9 a.m. 

Interviews to be held on Wednesday 13th March in Northallerton

Compass is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and you should share our commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We value diversity at Compass and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Young People's Nurse (REACH - Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale)

Young People’s Nurse

Compass REACH – North Yorkshire

Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale area.

Part-time, 30 hours per week (0.81fte)

£22,660 - £29,870 p.a. pro rata

Ref: 068B/18

Do you have the experience and motivation to ensure we improve the health, resilience and emotional wellbeing of young people in North Yorkshire, in order to help them reach their potential?

The opportunity

We have a rare and exciting opportunity for a Young People’s Nurse to join our team of dedicated professionals as part of a truly innovative and responsive service that is committed to improving young people’s long-term health and emotional wellbeing.

About us

Compass REACH delivers evidence-based psychosocial interventions to children and young people aged 9 – 19 (and up to 25 for those with special educational needs or disabilities) who live in North Yorkshire.

It is the specialist young people’s drug and alcohol treatment provider for those young people who have been screened as having moderate or high levels of need with regard to substance misuse/alcohol. 

The service also works with children and young people who may benefit from receiving early help and prevention work in relation to emotional wellbeing and mental health issues.

The team also offers support to existing service users around sexual health matters.

The service works closely with Compass BUZZ (School Mental Health and Wellbeing Project) as well as other key partner agencies such as specialist CAMHS, Prevention Service and Healthy Child Service (HCS) via co-locations and outreach working.

About the role

As a Young People’s Nurse, your role will be to help young people to make sustainable lifestyle changes and to deliver a range of interventions that will improve their health and wellbeing, reduce risk to themselves and others, and equip them to reach their potential.

You will be based in Scarborough, covering the Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale cluster and you will be expected to work flexibly across the region when required to meet service demand and provide interim cover for other staff members.

About the person

You will be a suitably qualified NMC registered nurse who is experienced in working with vulnerable and hard to reach young people and skilled in supporting and encouraging individuals to achieve positive changes. You will have detailed knowledge of substance misuse risks and treatment and an in depth understanding of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

You will need to possess a full UK driving licence and have access to a vehicle.

The Benefits

In return, we offer a range of benefits including:

Generous annual leave • Employee Assistance Programme and OH Service • Eye tests for VDU users • Excellent Learning & Development opportunities and career progression • Generous contributory Pension Scheme

To apply, please send completed application and equality monitoring forms to: recruitment@compass-uk.org

For an informal chat about the role contact Lisa Gale, Compass REACH Service Manager on 07917 186229 or at lisa.gale@compass-uk.org

Closing date: Friday 1st March at 9 a.m. 

Interviews to be held on Wednesday 13th March in Northallerton

Compass is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and you should share our commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We value diversity at Compass and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Youth Justice Health & Wellbeing Workers (Warwickshire CYPDAS)

Youth Justice Health & Wellbeing Workers

Warwickshire Children and Young People’s Drug and Alcohol Service

£20,863 – £24,685 p.a.

Fixed-term – 24 months

2 x Full-time (37 hrs per week)

Ref: 004/19 

Do you have the experience and passion to ensure that we improve the lives of vulnerable and at risk children and young people in Warwickshire?

The Opportunity

Compass has recently been commissioned by the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Warwickshire to deliver the Children and Young People’s Criminal Justice Substance Misuse Service (CYPCJSMS) and we are looking for two motivated and solution-focused Youth Justice Health & Wellbeing Workers to help us provide focus and drive for the delivery of the PCC’s Priorities, as set out in Warwickshire’s Police and Crime Plan 2016-2021. 

About us

Compass Warwickshire CYPDAS provides countywide support for children and young adults up to the age of 25 who are at an increased vulnerability to misusing substances or have been affected by another’s substance use. We provide a highly innovative approach to delivering a range of interventions to at risk and priority groups of children and young people.   

The CYPCJSMS service will form part of our existing service.

About the role

As a YJHWB Worker, you will ensure identified children and young people receive the right support, at the right time, and from the right professional. You will offer a holistic service with an accessible no wrong door approach spanning universal, targeted and specialist interventions. You will hold a targeted caseload of young people at risk of entering, or currently involved in the criminal justice system, including young adults transitioning to Adult Criminal Justice Services, who present with, or affected by another’s, substance misuse.

The role may involve some evening and weekend working.

The Person

Holding a relevant qualification in substance misuse/youth work/psychology/counselling, you will also:

  • Have experience of working with at risk/vulnerable young people in a community setting

  • Be able to deliver behaviour change support, including group work

  • Be knowledgeable about safeguarding children, confidentiality, consent and mental capacity, contraception, STI’s, and risk taking behaviours

  • Adopt a flexible approach to work – hours and locations

The Benefits

In return, we offer a range of benefits including:

• Generous annual leave • Employee Assistance Programme and OH Service • Eye tests for VDU users • Excellent Learning & Development opportunities and career progression • Generous contributory Pension Scheme

To apply, please send completed application and equality monitoring forms to: recruitment@compass-uk.org

Closing date: Monday 18th February at 9 a.m.

Interviews to be held in Rugby: Thursday 28th February

Compass is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and you should share our commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We value diversity at Compass and welcome applications from all sections of the community.                                               

Established for 30 years, Compass is a national charity which works in communities across the UK providing services spanning substance misuse treatment and rehabilitation, early interventions for vulnerable young people, school aged health programmes and associated prevention as well as treatment and health promotion initiatives.


Administrator (Warwickshire CYPDAS) - Now closed

Administrator 

Warwickshire Children and Young People’s Drug and Alcohol Service

Full-time, 37 hrs per week

£16,320 - £20,400 p.a.

Ref: 001/19

Do you have the experience and motivation to help our team improve the lives of vulnerable children and young people in Warwickshire?

The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly efficient Administrator to join our Children & Young People’s Drug & Alcohol Service in Warwickshire.

About us

Recently recommissioned by Public Health Warwickshire, Compass Warwickshire CYPDAS provides countywide support for children and young adults up to the age of 25 who are at an increased vulnerability to misusing substances or have been affected by another’s substance use.

We provide a highly innovative approach to delivering a range of interventions to at risk and priority groups of children and young people.  

About the role

Your role as Administrator will be to support management and staff in delivering effective services to clients, commissioners and other partner organisations who work with and alongside Compass, as well as playing a key part in marketing and promoting the service to a range of stakeholders.

You will act as an initial point of contact for the service, dealing with requests and enquiries from children, young people, families and professionals and ensuring their needs are met.

You will have lead responsibility for establishing integrated administrative systems across the service, including how information is collected, used, stored and analysed and you will also be responsible for providing data reports to support local and national reporting requirements and contract monitoring arrangements.

Another key area of focus will be supporting the delivery and development of digital tools and applications, ensuring information is kept up to date and relevant across all platforms.

The role may involve occasional evening and weekend working.

The Person

You will be highly organised with excellent administration and IT skills, including proficiency in using Microsoft Office and management information systems and in inputting and producing statistical data and reports. You will also have experience of establishing office systems and using digital platforms as marketing and engagement tools.

You will be used to working in a busy office/customer service environment, with the ability to multi-task and work to tight deadlines, as well as the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information, maintaining discretion and confidentiality and adhering to data protection legislation at all times. 

The Benefits

In return, we offer a range of benefits including:

•Generous annual leave • Employee Assistance Programme and OH Service • Eye tests for VDU users • Excellent Learning & Development Opportunities and career progression • Generous contributory Pension Scheme

To apply, please send completed application and equality monitoring forms to: recruitment@compass-uk.org

Closing date: Thursday 31st January at 9 a.m.

Interview date: Friday 15th February

Compass is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and you should share our commitment. This post is subject to an standard DBS check. We value diversity at Compass and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Administrator (Enfield) - Now closed

Administrator

Compass Enfield Young People’s Drug & Alcohol Service (Sort It)

Part-time, 24 hours per week 

£20,820 - £24,900 p.a. pro rata (inclusive of London Weighting Allowance)

Ref: 002/19

Do you have the experience and motivation to help our team improve the lives of vulnerable children and young people in Enfield?

The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly efficient Administrator to join Compass Sort It, our Young People’s Drug & Alcohol Service in Enfield.

About us

Compass currently works in communities within the Midlands, Yorkshire and London, providing innovative and integrated health and wellbeing services for children, young people and adults. At Compass Sort It, we provide a range of specialist interventions and vital support for children, young people and their families across the borough of Enfield.

About the role

Your role as Administrator will be to support management and staff in delivering effective services to clients, commissioners and other partner organisations who work with and alongside Compass. 

You will be responsible for providing reception cover, acting as the first point of contact for telephone and email enquiries, as well as welcoming visitors to the service and ensuring their needs are met.  

You will provide professional information, advice and support to the team in order to develop, deliver and maintain effective and standardised information governance systems and excellent customer focused care within the service.

You will also be responsible for providing all relevant data reports to support local and national reporting requirements and contract monitoring arrangements.

You may occasionally be required to work in the evening and at the weekend; however, in the event of this, due notice will be given.

 

The Person

You will be highly organised with excellent administration and IT skills, including proficiency in using Microsoft Office and inputting and producing statistical data and reports. You will be used to working in a busy office/customer service environment, with the ability to multi-task and work to tight deadlines, as well as the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information, maintaining discretion and confidentiality and adhering to data protection legislation at all times. 

The Benefits

In return, we offer a range of benefits including:

Generous annual leave • Employee Assistance Programme and OH Service • Eye tests for VDU users • Excellent Learning & Development Opportunities and career progression • Generous contributory Pension Scheme

To apply, please send completed application and equality monitoring forms to: recruitment@compass-uk.org

Closing date: Friday 25th January at 9 a.m.

Interview date:  Monday 4th February

Compass is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and you should share our commitment. This post is subject to a standard DBS check. We value diversity at Compass and welcome applications from all sections of the community.