Young Persons Specialist Substance Misuse Worker
  • Employer: Royal Borough of Greenwich
  • Reference: REC/21/00196
  • Published: Wed 14/04/2021, 2:21 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 14/05/2021, 2:21 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35
  • Salary: £32418 - £34209 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Greenwich, Head Office

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Young Persons Specialist Substance Misuse Worker

Hours: 35 hours pw. Permanent (following probationary period)

Salary: 32,418 - 34,209

Grade: S02

Are you a qualified Substance Misuse Worker orlooking to expand your knowledge and expertise? We have a great opportunity for a full time worker to join the Royal Borough of Greenwich Young Persons Substance Misuse Service delivering Tier 2b and Tier 3 Treatment

You will need to be a highly motivated and committed individual with excellent assessment, analytical and report writing skills. You will also be a good communicator with Young People (10-18) and also be able to work effectively with children's social workers, and professionals from other agencies including Early Help, CAMHS, and Housing. You must have experience of managing your own caseload, using initiative and working to deadlines. You should have an understanding of alcohol, opiates, non-opiates and other substances and the impact they can have on children and young people throughout their lives. You should also have experience and understanding of appropriate interventions to help Young People in their Substance use.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an experienced and skilled team working in a specialised area of children's services. You will make a real difference to children's lives and build a fulfilling and meaningful career.

Interview date(s): 13th May 2021

Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

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