Team Manager - FWD Young Person Substance Misuse Service

Camden, London (Greater)
£40,028 - £46,431
21 Jan 2019
03 Feb 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

Salary: £40,028 - £46,431

Contract Type: Permanent, Full time, 36 hours per week

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion 

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In Camden we are committed to ensuring that all young people succeed, do well in their education and if they need additional support and help, they are able to access a range of exciting and targeted youth support options. We want young people to maximise their potential for growth and development, become resilient and thereby remaining in education, stay safe, and develop healthier and more positive lifestyles.

We are looking for an inspirational Team Manager to provide operational day to day leadership for a multi-disciplinary team ensuring high quality, safe, effective and consistent outcome focused services are delivered in accordance with local and national standards.  You will be passionate about achieving better outcomes for children and young people and deliver Camden’s vision for children and young people through the provision of our FWD - Young Persons Substance Misuse Service in line with Public Health, Camden Early Help and Resilient Families Framework.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.

The successful candidate will possess significant experience of managing staff and service performances as well as case management of substance misuse related services and quality assurance.  To be considered for this post, it is essential that you have a proven record of delivering high quality services and interventions to very vulnerable young people.  It is also a pre-requisite that you possess good knowledge and understanding of legislative framework and polices relating to young peoples’ services. This includes safeguarding, child protection, and can demonstrate detailed knowledge and understanding of the Public Health and National Drug Treatment Services (NDTMS) and its requirements. You will have experience of delivering services in line with commissioning specifications and targets, maintaining positive relationship with commissioners and Public Health England. You will have demonstrable experience in the ability to lead, motivate and manage multi-disciplinary staff teams in a range of work environments and contexts. You will hold considerable experience of case management oversight as well as understanding of the concepts of the psychologically informed practice, including Trauma, Adverse Childhood Experiences etc.

You will need to hold a degree level qualification in any of the following professions

  •   Social Work (HCPC registered)
  •      Probation
  •      Youth and Community work 
  •      A relevant qualification such as Youth Justice, Psychology, Counselling, or Substance misuse 
  •      Management Qualification or willing to undertake management training.

About Camden 

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

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Make it work for you. Make it your Camden. 

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How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing dates for applications: Sunday 3rd February 2019

Interviews to be held: Week Commencing 18th February 2019

Please quote reference: 19000007

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