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Open Access and Engagement Worker – Humankind, Harrogate –

“When you choose to join us, you’re choosing more than just a job…. you’re choosing to make a difference”

This is an exciting opportunity to join our team in Harrogate. Humankind have the contract to deliver the North Yorkshire Horizons service and we are currently recruiting an Open Access & Engagement worker to join our North Yorkshire Horizons service in Harrogate. 

North Yorkshire Horizons is a drug and alcohol recovery service made up of several key partners including Humankind, enabling the development of a peer led, recovery community. Providing a safe environment in which people can develop the life skills, and confidence to achieve and maintain recovery and abstinence from their substance misuse, successfully re-integrate into society, and become active, contributing citizens.

Based within our Harrogate Hub, as directed by the Lead Practitioner, the Open Access & Engagement worker will be an integral member of the dynamic multi agency team, assessing clients and developing and delivering comprehensive and tailored individual interventions that will include delivery of a full range of structured, psychosocial and clinical support. The post calls for close co-operation with other professionals such as GP’s, practice nurses and pharmacists.

Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification prior to applying for this position. We understand the importance of ensuring all our service users are safe from harm and are committed to following guidelines on safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and good working practices, including the safe recruitment of workers.    

Please be advised salary will be agreed on, from the pay scale, based on your skills and experience.

For full person specification and job details, please visit this link.

We are committed to fair chances for all and making sure everyone can access the help and support they need to realise their potential. By joining our teams of passionate individuals, you will be contributing to making this happen.  You can really make a difference by believing in our service users and their ability to make positive changes when they don’t always believe in themselves.

If you feel that you would fit with our values & ethos, are passionate about supporting people, but maybe don’t feel you have the experience required, talk to us about your transferrable skills. For the right people, we can provide development to help you to realise your potential and career aspirations.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address you provide on your application form. We will contact shortlisted candidates by email to confirm the arrangements for interview. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notification as you will not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk folder.

We welcome applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, disability, or age. All applications will be considered solely on merit. If you require support with your application or would like to request a paper application, please contact the Recruitment Team on 01325 731 160, alternatively you can email us at



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