Job Vacancy | Parental Substance Misuse Social Worker | Newham Borough Council

  • Job Vacancy


    Position:

    Parental Substance Misuse Social Worker

    Recruiter:

    Newham Specialist Substance Misuse Team, East London Foundation Trust and Newham Borough Council

    Location:

    Stratford, Newham - London


    The Job

    Salary: £28,032-£36,306 pa plus £1,500 pa flexability Benefit Package
    Contract: Full Time
    Closing Date
    : 7/06/13

    "This is an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic team, multi-disciplinary team, offering specialist support to parents who have substance misuse problems."

    This will include liaising with Children and Family Services as required in order to manage risk and develop joint packages of care when appropriate.

    A key part of the role is offering advice and guidance to colleagues around substance misuse and parenting. 

    You will also be co-ordinating care packages for people wishing to undertake in-patient detoxification and residential rehabilitation programmes, including facilitating specialist parent and child placements.

     


    The Person

    "We are seeking a skilled and motivated individual to offer a specialist substance misuse social work service to parents living in the London Borough of Newham."

    You will have a good understanding of the needs of people with substance misuse problems the impact this may have on a person's ability to provide good parenting.

    You will have some previous experience of working in substance misuse and this will include some experience of working with parents with substance misuse problems.

    You will be required to hold a professional social work qualification and be registered with the HCPC.

     


    Additional Information

    To discuss this post please ring Gareth Ellaway, Acting Team Manager, on 020 8221 6000.

    Apply online here

    See full job description

     


     

     

     

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