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I Love This Job!

So says Stephen Eacups, Group Worker, Selby Hub  “I absolutely love it. It’s a great little team. Everybody is really close and wants to help each other so if we’re short staffed on anything, people jump in and help out. Since I’ve got clean, I’ve always wanted to do this job. “When you get somebody […]

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I’m five weeks into my new role as Administrator at Selby and love it!  Everyone had told me before I started what a lovely team it is and they weren’t wrong, I feel I’m settling in really well. It’s great to be a (small) part of a team that makes such a big difference in […]

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Staff from Selby’s North Yorkshire Horizons held a pop-up event in Selby Town Centre to promote the service where they interacted with over 200 passers-by. Lesley Dawber from North Yorkshire Horizons, said: “It was a very warm day and it was great to be outside talking to members of the public about North Yorkshire Horizons. […]

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“WASTED THIS SUMMER?” IS THE QUESTION FROM NORTH YORKSHIRE HORIZONS Wasted this Summer is the title of a new campaign aimed at helping party-going young people in the county to make wiser choices about their behaviour over the summer. Mark Vidgen, Assistant Director of North Yorkshire Horizons said: “The messages that we are trying to […]

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Walk and Talk July 6th

Service users at Northallerton Hub have enjoyed their first Walk & Talk outing at Richmond, walking to Easby Abbey. The idea for these outings came from the Service User Involvement Group which meets regularly for service users to plan activities and service improvements they feel will benefit all clients of North Yorkshire Horizons. Recovery Coordinator […]

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Dozens of kind-hearted North Yorkshire Horizons staff members are completing a gruelling 180 mile relay. The walking running and cycling relay was organised by the service in support of Karen Jordan, Clinical Team Leader within North Yorkshire Horizons, who was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year. Over 40 staff volunteers are taking part in […]

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Workers from every one of the hubs in  North Yorkshire Horizons are taking part in an ambitious 180-mile fundraising challenge to raise money for York Hospital’s Magnolia Centre. The North Yorkshire Relay was organised by the service in support of Karen Jordan, Clinical Team Leader within North Yorkshire Horizons, who was diagnosed with breast cancer […]

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On a day to day basis, I oversee the service and all the elements of provision that we deliver. I also have management of a staff of 20 people so I’m just one of those staff members really behind the service and every team member plays a big part in what we all love to do here.  What makes you […]

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 We have just undergone quite an extensive programme of refurbishment here at the Scarborough premises. And we now have an entire new floor with improved facilities so that includes an additional five one-to-one rooms for seeing clients on a confidential basis. They’re much more appealing, they’re more comfortable, clients can be relaxed when they’re […]

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I work with people who come into treatment voluntarily to address either their alcohol their drug issue. I meet people normally when they are at quite a low ebb in their life. Not a lot going on apart from chaos and addiction and then I try to give them coping techniques and strategies to help them manage that little bit better. I […]

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