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Apprentice Engagement Worker CHANGE, GROW, LIVE

The aim of the engagement Team is to proactively engage service users to enable them to address their substance use at the earliest possible opportunity and either exit services immediately (Brief Intervention) or move directly into the right strand of the service (EI or Treatment) to achieve sustainable long-term change.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 21 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed may include evenings and weekends when required

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As an apprentice Engagement Worker your role will be to undertake the initial Brief Advice and Intervention with service users before allocating them to an Engagement Worker or into treatment. 

You may find that you deliver Brief Interventions and an Initial Triage Assessment by telephone, online or at an event: either way, we will give you the skills, knowledge, and behaviours to deliver targeted interventions in relation to drugs/alcohol. This may also include working with the Marketing Lead and Behaviour Change Team Leader in developing Brief Advice over social media. 

Your day to day duties will include:

  • To drive a 'Behaviour Change Model of Prevention' across Hull, providing brief interventions for those who may not think their drug/alcohol use is problematic, however it has the potential to have an impact on their health and well-being
  • Deliver a 'hub and spoke' model with the additionality of mapped community venues
  • Drive ' healthy behaviour' messages to wider populations i.e. stop smoking, weight management, mindfulness and alcohol advice to support out 'Live Well' Campaigns
  • Deliver MECC (Making Every Contact Count) through advice/information/goal setting, promoting engagement/early identification of health/well-being needs; enhancing conversations on wider health issues including healthy eating/ weight/exercise/smoking/alcohol/well-being/mental health.
  • Working within Let's Talk/University/JCP/primary/secondary care settings providing screening/BI/onward referrals as required
  • Deliver Brief Advice and Interventions at planned Events across the City
  • Offer Brief Interventions and Initial Triage Assessment both face-to-face and online to best suit the needs of the service user. This may also include social media alongside the Marketing Lead

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Able to communicate via Telephone, Face-to-face or online via Microsoft Teams or other digital platforms
  • A confident and passionate person that is willing to work with people and learn new skills, across a wide range of environments/community settings/events
  • Motivated to help engage service users who are initially resistant to change

Personal qualities

  • Passionate people and friendly faces to support and engage people in drug and alcohol support
  • A range of of skills and expertise, who believe in being open, compassionate and bold in everything they do

Desired qualifications

  • No qualifications required

Future prospects

  • On-going training and development 

About the employer

Working in partnership with our Learning Provider, the programme will support Apprentices to excel in their roles, be confident, effective and fully integrated members of the team. A comprehensive induction to cgl, in-house and Provider led core training, specific to the client group with which you will be working will be provided.

You will work in facilitating groups, conducting assessments and assisting in open access. You may assist in an assertive outreach capacity in the community and also work with a range of agencies in the field.





Hessle Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd

  • Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Maths and English functional skills 

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 21 Oct 2021