Smoking Cessation Worker
£18,070 per annum (Pro Rata)
14 hours per week (Fixed Term until 31st March 2019)
Based at Switch, Dudley
Cranstoun are proud of our reputation for providing innovative, pragmatic and high quality treatment and recovery services to individuals and communities affected by alcohol and drugs. Cranstoun are seeking a stop smoking practitioner who would be responsible for facilitating the development of a smoking cessation programmes for young people of Dudley borough.
The role will be focusing on the 4 colleges, alternative providers as well as the youth hub at switch. The role will also offer individual support to young people who wish to quit smoking using psychological approaches, behavioural change technics, treatment, advice and support.
The Youth Hub is an integrated young people’s health and wellbeing centre for any children and young people living in the Dudley borough. Included in the Youth Hub are Switch (drug & alcohol service) and Brook (a sexual health service for young people). If you are enthusiastic, motivated and looking to make a difference then this is the role for you.
You should have experience of working with young people and their families and possess a clear understanding of their needs as well as knowledge of smoking cessation, drug and alcohol use.
To download an application pack, visit http://www.cranstoun.org unfortunately we are
unable to accept CVs.
Closing date: Tuesday 12th June 2018
This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community. Working towards equality.
Registered Charity No. 1061582.
Please check out this Princes Trust poster and see if any young people you know would be interested!
Just to remind you all the next CYPF network meeting is on Friday 18th May at DY1 Cafe in Dudley, 09:30am start.
Please invite anyone you think would benefit from being there and encourage other local contacts to come along.
The youth hub is a safe place to come and talk to someone or access support for all aspects of health and well being.
We are a free and confidential service, we offer: –
- Somebody to talk to about health & wellbeing
- Drug & alcohol signposting & support
- C-card scheme, pregnancy testing and chlamydia testing (for full sexual health clinics see below)
- Access to auricular acupuncture and mindfulness
- Access to group work
- Weight management support
- Family and carer support
- Housing Lists and foodbank vouchers
- Clinical/GP support
- Diversionary activities
- Stop smoking support
- Sign Posting and referral on
Youth Hub is open, just come along to Switch building—1 Castle Street, Dudley, DY1 1LA. Tel—01384 241440
Monday 3.00pm – 7.00pm
Tuesday 3.00pm – 7.00pm (Brook sexual health clinic)
Wednesday 3.00pm – 7.00pm
Thursday 3.00pm – 7.00pm (Brook sexual health clinic & weight management support)
Friday 12.00pm— 4.00pm
Saturday 12.00pm – 4.00pm (Brook sexual health clinic)
National Citizen Service (NCS) is a once–in-a-lifetime part-residential experience open to all 15 to 17 year olds across England and Northern Ireland. The programme helps young people build skills for work and life while taking on exciting challenges, making new friends and contributing to their community.
How does NCS work?
Personal Challenge: Participants face their fears, develop confidence and bond with team mates on an action packed residential usually in Wales, Scotland or Cumbria.
Team Challenge: Teammates work together to learn new skills. They then use this skill as a facilitation tool to interact with people different from themselves.
Real Challenge: Using their newly acquired skills, teams work in partnership with a local charity or organisation to design, implement and fundraise for a social action project alongside raising awareness for the issue.
- In 2017, 4,928 16 and 17 year olds took part in…
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