Recovery Drug and Alcohol Worker

Location
England, Essex, Tendring
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
03 Dec 2020
Closes
31 Dec 2020
Ref
req96
Job role
Social Worker
Contract Type
Contract

Recovery Drug and Alcohol Worker

Fixed Term, Full Time

£26,801 to £30,906 per annum

Location: Clacton on Sea

Closing date: 13th December 2020

Come join our brand new Multi-Disciplinary Unit in Clacton on Sea, Essex.

We are now recruiting experienced Recovery Drug & Alcohol Workers and experienced IDVA or Family Worker Specialist for Victims of Domestic Abuse for an 18-month Fixed Term Contract.

Are you ready for the challenge of being at the forefront of innovative practice?

This is an exciting time for Children's Social Work in Essex. We are seeking experienced, motivated and passionate individuals to join our team. Being led by the Team Manager, you will be working to create the conditions for success within a new and dynamic multi-disciplinary team. A team providing specialist support to Families. The Team will be based with social work teams, providing where they will provide bespoke specialist intervention.

We really want you to be a part of our vision and making this a reality. If you have the drive, creativity and enthusiasm to enhance and improve the lives of Children and Families we want to hear from you.

If you join our team, we will support you to develop an understanding of a systemic theoretical framework and embrace the excellent models of practice which will underpin our interventions. You will have access to the right tools, equipment and resources alongside effective supervision, training and learning opportunities they need to become excellent practitioners.

We have invested in our workforce and created a positive environment for our social workers to make a difference and achieve change for our most vulnerable children and families through direct relationship-based social work practice. Essex Social Care Academy (ESCA) is the only Local Authority team in the Country to be accredited by BASW as a CPD provider.

If you think you have what it takes, we'd love to hear from you. Our pilot is due to go live January 2021 and we are confident that your positive contributions to this team, will contribute to making a greater difference to the lives of Children and their Families.

We really want you to be a part of our vision and making this a reality. If you have the drive, creativity and enthusiasm to enhance and improve the lives of Children and Families we want to hear from you.

For further information contact- Geraldine McCorry Team Manager

The role requires you to be mobile throughout a wider operational area including travelling around the county of Essex and beyond, transporting service users and their belongings and to be able to do so in an emergency. Driving licence and car or the ability to meet the mobility requirements of the role through other means is essential.

As part of employment with Essex County Council should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service. The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the status of your certificate. This is an annual subscription and you will be responsible for ensuring this is maintained. For further information on the DBS update service please visit: https://www.gov.uk/dbs-update-service

Essex County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all its employees. For more information please use the following link: https://www.workingforessex.com/benefits/

Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

We seek the best talent from the widest pool of people as diversity is key to our success.

If you have any queries regarding this role, or require anything further, please email or call us on 0333 013 5888. Lines are open Monday to Friday 08:30 - 16.30.