Young Person's Substance Misuse Case Manager

Camden, London (Greater)
£33,122 - £38,423
11 Oct 2019
24 Oct 2019
Job role
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We have a fantastic opportunity for an insightful and diligent Young Persons Substance Misuse Case Manager to be responsible for all aspects of case management and acting as a lead professional, deliver high quality substance misuse service provision to young people in line with Camden’s Early Help and Resilience Families strategies and the National Drug Treatment Service requirement. The successful candidate will have previous demonstrable experience carrying out assessments and delivering specialist tier 2 and 3 substance misuse interventions to young people aged up to 25 within the Borough of Camden. In addition, the ideal candidate will offer training for a range of professionals and deliver workshops for groups of young people in schools and in the community.

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

To be considered for this exciting opportunity it is essential for the post holder to hold a professional qualification in either Social Work, Health and Social Care, Psychology/Counselling or Substance Misuse. The ideal candidate will be educated to Degree level with the accompanying registration to the relevant regulatory body. You will have an excellent working knowledge of effective interventions for working with substance misuse such as CBT, MI and the recovery agenda. The successful candidate will possess an in-depth understanding of relevant substance misuse legislation and guidance governing the principles underpinning work with young people who misuse substances.

If you have a proven ability in engaging with young people, setting and maintaining clear boundaries, building relationships and positively influencing change then we would love to hear from you.

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. 

Discover and Diversity

To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

If you want to find out more about what it’s like to work at Camden to help you decide whether we’re a good fit for you, please click HERE to complete our online scenario based questionnaire. Please note, this does not form part of the application and will not be used as part of the selection process.

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 Job Profile attached at the bottom of 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: Thursday 24th October 2019 at 23:59

Interviews to be held: Week Commencing 4th November 2019

Please quote reference: 190000P0

To view the Job Profile please click HERE