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Substance Misuse Practitioner

Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Sunday 10 July 2022
Interview date: To be confirmed

For an informal discussion, please contact Mark Menning - Practice Manager on 01323 464926 Mobile 07881282705

East Sussex U25's Substance Misuse Service are looking to recruit a professionally qualified practitioner (Social Work, Youth Work, Teaching or Nursing) 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 provide a case management function across the county working within a multi-disciplinary team of experienced Practitioners and Clinicians.

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 psychosocial interventions to reduce the harms caused by substance misuse.

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.


Additional Information

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 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.

Equal Opportunities

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.

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  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/1221/23189

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Countywide

  • Salary
  • £30,112 to £39,288

  • Closing date
  • 10 July 2022

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council

  • Department
  • Children Services

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 37

  • Job type
  • Care - Children and Young People