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Lead Professional - Complex Casework

Hours of work: 37 per week
Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: 02/10/2022
Interview date: To be confirmed

For an informal discussion, please contact Mark Menning, Practice Manager 01323 464926/07881282705

East Sussex U25's Substance Misuse Service are looking to recruit a Caseworker who can demonstrate a high level of professional practice and who has a good understanding of the issues related to Young People who misuse substances and the safeguarding concerns that may arise through the use of drugs/alcohol .

The role is within a specialist multi-disciplinary team providing an assessment and casework function to young people and their families across East Sussex.

You will be self motivated, organised and passionate about working with Young People, you will be able to engage with complex Under 25's and deliver a broad range of trauma informed psychosocial interventions to reduce the harms caused by substance misuse

You will be joining a 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 to specialist training to support and develop 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/1221/27008

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Eastbourne

  • Salary
  • £30,112 - £32,527 per annum

  • Closing date
  • 02/10/2022

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council

  • Department
  • Children Services

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 37

  • Job type
  • Social Work - Children