Children Young People and Families Practitioner (CYPF) 38 Winslade Way, London SE6

Humankind Charity

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  • £24,675 – £34,650 a year

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Monday to Friday


38 Winslade Way, London SE6


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  • Company pension
  • Sick pay

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Vacancy No


Employment Type


Hours Per Week


Work Pattern

Monday to Friday


38-39 Winslade Way, Catford Shopping Centre, London, SE6 4JU

Location Region

South East

Location City


Location Postal Code


Interview Date

02 May 2024

Job Details

‘Everyone is different. At Humankind we value your difference. Join our inclusive organisation.’

About the role…
Are you passionate about supporting young people and their families through challenges related to substance use and sexual health?

As a Children Young People Families Practitioner (CYPF), you’ll have the opportunity to provide dedicated and focused support with manageable caseloads.
We are seeking individuals with experience in youth work, substance misuse support, health and wellbeing, or recent graduates with a background in psychology, counselling, youth work, or social work.

Join our committed and diverse team of approximately 14 staff members in Lewisham as we address issues impacting young people and families in our community.

About Insight Lewisham:
Insight Lewisham is dedicated to supporting the well-being of young people and families facing challenges related to substance use and sexual health. Our team provides comprehensive support across various pathways, including substance use intervention, sexual health education, support for families and carers, and our award-winning Parenting Programme.

About You:
As a prospective CYPF practitioner, we are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic and eager to make a difference. Ideal candidates will possess:

  • Experience in services supporting children, young people, or adults.
  • Knowledge or experience in substance misuse support services.
  • Experience working in educational settings, youth clubs, pupil referral units, youth offending teams, or youth well-being services.
  • Hold or be working towards a recognized degree in psychology, counselling, youth work, or social care.

At Insight Lewisham, we offer comprehensive training and support to help you excel in your role. We value strong presentation skills, an engaging personality for working with young people, and a positive work ethic.


  • Manageable caseloads with a maximum of 25 clients.
  • Support in five different pathways: substance use support, sexual health education, support for families and carers, addressing hidden harm, and our award-winning Parenting Programme.
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth within a supportive team environment.

If you’re ready to make a difference in the lives of young people and families in Lewisham, apply now!

Visit our website to learn more about Insight Lewisham.

Don’t worry if you don’t meet all the criteria – we welcome candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences. Join us in supporting our community and helping young people reach their full potential.

To view the full job description and person specification for this role, please click here.
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What can Humankind offer you…

Generous annual leave entitlement (27 days, plus bank holidays, increasing to 32 after 1 years’ service)
Annual leave purchase scheme
Enhanced occupational sick pay
Enhanced employer contribution to your workplace pension
Death in service benefit
Free Will writing
Eyecare vouchers
Blue light card discount
Fantastic learning and development opportunities, including free training courses
Work-life balance- flexible working and family friendly policies
Happy, Healthy You! – our wellbeing offers for our workforce
Employee Assist Programme and Humankind Support Networks

Humankind is an equal opportunities employer

We value unique perspectives and experiences that everyone can bring, and fully understand the strength in diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from all backgrounds, regardless of race, gender, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability. If you have a genuine passion for working for us, we want to hear for you. We also welcome applications from people with lived experience with substance use. If you require support with your application, please contact the Recruitment Team at

Salary Period

Per Annum

Vacancy Salary Range


DBS Requirement

Enhanced Child Barred

Does role require Police/Prison vetting?

Not Applicable

Driving licence required for role?


Applications Close Date

17 Apr 2024

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Ethan Anderson

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