Recruiting | New Leaf Young People’s Drug & Alcohol Worker (Bristol)

With more than 20 years of providing services for children and young people, New Leaf provides specialist youth work to support young people adversely affected by cannabis use and at risk of exploitation.

You will build relationships with the young people at risk who need a persistent and flexible approach, building a strong and trusted therapeutic alliance for up to 6-months to maximise their opportunities for change. Our target population is young cannabis users who are most at risk from Child Criminal Exploitation, Child Sexual Exploitation, Anti-Social Behaviour and Serious Youth Violence, including knife crime. You will deliver both one to one and small group work and your knowledge of drug and alcohol use will inform the work of project partners, including Safer Options and other Bristol responses to Serious Youth Violence.

Candidates must have access to their own transport.

To apply and for more information please download the application pack here:

For an informal discussion contact Kath Talboys, on 0117 987 6009.

Please submit your completed application pack by email to

Full Time 37.5 per week – Permanent
Salary£23,941 per annum
Job ReferenceNL/FT
Closing DateMonday 9th May 2022 at Midday
Interview DateW/C 16th May 2022