About the role
East Sussex U25's Substance Misuse Service are looking to recruit an experienced professionally qualified practitioner (relevant to Substance misuse/social care) who can demonstrate a high level of professional practice.
You will be self-motivated and passionate about working with Young People, with an understanding of the responsibilities that come with the role. You will be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of how staff supervision and development can contribute to successful outcomes for service users.
You will provide a case management function across the county working within a multi-disciplinary team of experienced Practitioners and Clinicians. Delivering evidenced based substance misuse interventions to a complex caseload and providing casework supervision to practitioners within the team
We will require an ability to engage with Young People, good risk analysis skills and an ability to reflect this in written assessments, treatment plans and recordings, you will deliver a broad range of trauma informed psycho-social interventions to reduce the harms caused by substance misuse.
You will play a key role in the development of the staff you supervise and contribute to the on-going service delivery across the county.
You will be joining team who share your passion and are continually developing practice.
To assist with your professional development within the team we will provide regular professional supervision and access (at job entry) to specialist training to support your practice.
Please note that registered Social Workers will be entitled to receive a market supplement for this role which was introduced in July 2021 and are subject to a 3 yearly review.
To apply for this role, click on the “apply now” button, when completing the application please state how you will meet the essential criteria and list any experience you may have.
Interviews will be in person at St Marys House Eastbourne on 11 December 2023.
For an informal discussion, please contact Mark Menning - Practice Manager on 01323 464926 Mobile 07881282705 email@example.com
We offer a diverse range of benefits to help and support you during your employment. More information can be found on our benefits page.
For work that makes a difference
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.
If you require sponsorship to work in the UK please let the hiring manager know this in your application so we can check eligibility for sponsorship for the role.
If you require any reasonable adjustments, due to disability, to enable you to participate fully in the process please contact the hiring manager on the contact details above.
Reasonable adjustments include things like an offline application form. If you would like to discuss your requirements further, please get in touch.
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.