Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Sunday 23 May 2021
For an informal discussion, Mark Menning, Practice Manager 01323 464926 mob 07881282705.
About the role
East Sussex U19's Substance Misuse Service are extending their current service offer across East Sussex to reach Young People up to the age of 21.
We are looking to recruit practitioners who can demonstrate a high level of professional practice and a good understanding of the issues related to the misuse of substances, with an ability to deliver evidenced based interventions to address those issues.
You will be self motivated and organised and will have experience of being able to engage with complex people and form productive working relationships.
You will provide a specialist assessment and case management function to a complex caseload across the county working within a multi-disciplinary team of experienced Practitioners and clinicians.
You will be delivering a broad range of trauma informed psychosocial interventions to reduce the harms caused by substance misuse and minimise the risks of associated vulnerabilities.
This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.