Senior Practitioner - Substance Misuse Specialist Social Worker

Recruiter
BLENHEIM
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£30,050 – £32,980 per annum
Posted
05 Oct 2017
Closes
07 Nov 2017
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Practitioner - Substance Misuse Specialist Social Worker

£30,050 – £32,980 per annum

Full time – 35 hours per week

Insight Platform Service, London, N17

An exciting new opportunity has arisen in Haringey’s Children, Young People and Families Substance Misuse Service.

We are looking for an innovative, responsive and motivated Social Worker to take the clinical lead and develop this service into a hive of excellence. You will play an integral role in working with us, to develop practices and achieve outstanding outcomes for our service users.

Haringey is a diverse and thriving borough that will enable someone with passion, drive and vision to make a marked difference in the lives of its children, young people and families.

As a qualified Social Worker, you will need extensive experience of working collaboratively with children, young people and families with complex needs. Within this role as a Senior Practitioner, you will provide expert leadership, advice, support and development to staff and social work students, therefore you will need to have excellent knowledge of legislation, guidance and uphold good clinical practice in relation to safeguarding children and adults. You must also possess excellent communication skills and the ability to build and maintain positive and collaborative working relationships, with both your work colleagues and partner agencies.

In return, we offer a competitive salary, generous annual leave, a wide range of training and other benefits.

We are seeking applicants who have knowledge and experience of direct work with children and parents who have experienced trauma and loss and also knowledge about the impact of substance misuse on family life.

For further information about us, please visit our website via the button below.

Please note that we do not accept CVs. You will need to complete an online application form to be considered for this role. Please visit our website to download the job description and apply.

Closing date: 10 October 2017.

Interview date: 23 October 2017.

We value diversity in our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.