Fixed Term Opportunity / Secondment until March 2021
Are you passionate about improving the lives of children and families?
Are you a skilled professional who puts children at the heart of your practice?
If so, this could be the opportunity for you
Croydon has transformed its approach to Early Help Intervention and is radically changing the way it works with children and families. We are supporting families to identify their strengths and needs, supporting them to improve outcomes, build resilience and develop their life chances.
We are expanding our specialist offer to ensure that families receive the right help, at the right time, and in the right way in order to make a difference. To do this, we are recruiting a Substance Misuse Worker
Working across our locality teams, you will take a systemic approach to Early Help and will be an individual who is able to develop excellent relationships with children, families and professionals, inspiring and motivating others to enable change.
If this is you?
In return for your passion, hard work and commitment we can offer you a supportive working environment with regular supervision, which is reflective. We offer excellent learning and development opportunities, which will further enhance your skills and expertise. The council supports flexible and agile working, offers a generous annual leave allowance and a range of staff benefits for you to access.
Interested? We would love to hear from you!
Click here for our Recruitment Brochure outlining our destination and systemic practice framework.
You can also discuss these opportunities with Jannet Hall, the Interim Early Help Service Manager on 07514 539 486 or email Jannet.Hall@croydon.gov.uk
Hours, Full Time 36 per week
To view the role profile click here
Closing date, December 8th, (11:59pm)
Equal opportunities statement
Croydon Council is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We will be pleased to consider applications from candidates seeking flexible working arrangements.
As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the advertised role.
Croydon council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. The Successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.