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Harm Reduction Practitioner

 

Employer:              Essential Drug & Alcohol Services

Job Title:                Harm Reduction Practitioner

Hours:                    30 hours per week (some unsociable hours including one evening per week)

Salary Scale:          P3 -P12 £22633.00 - £25360.00 pro rata

Line Managed by:  Poole Treatment Gateway Manager

Closing date:          Friday 5th April 2019.  

 

MAIN PURPOSE

  • To work within the facilities of the EDAS to assess the needs of vulnerable adults referred to EDAS, and to ensure the care, advice and support is provided to meet the identified need.
  • To reduce the harm associated with illicit substances and associated lifestyles, both to the individual and wider community, by keeping up to date with local and national policies and providing specialist advice and information to EDAS personnel.
  • To reduce the rate of drug related deaths from overdose and associated death from HIV and Hep C. Help reduce the rate of transmission of blood borne viruses.
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If you'd like to apply for this job please contact Mindy Bartlett on 01202 612890 or via email on mindy.bartlett@edasuk.org to send a completed application form.
 
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