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Social Worker - Substance Misuse Team

  • Salary: Up to £32 per hour
  • Location: West London, London
  • Date posted: 24-04-2020
  • Sector: Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00008410_1587720623

One of our West London based clients is currently looking for a Qualified Social Worker to join their Substance Misuse Team. This Social Worker role will require you to work closely with adult service users who are suffering with addiction. Previous experience in this Social Work field is essential.

(Homeworking is being offered at present, but the Social Worker will need to commute once the Covid-19 Lockdown has been lifted).

What's on offer for the Social Worker?

  • Excellent Pay Rate of £32 an hour.
  • Contract stability due to demand for the service.
  • Great transport links.
  • A stable and well supported working environment.

Responsibilities of the Social Worker:

  • Carry a caseload of service users who have an addiction.
  • Assess the risks and needs of the service user.
  • Support the service users with their recovery, including supporting them to have urine drug screen tests.
  • Carry out assessments under the Care Act (2014).
  • Identify and assess service users for Community Rehabilitation.
  • Work closely with multiple agencies e.g. Police, Housing and Mental Health services.
  • To act as an enquirer for s.42 safeguarding procedures.

You must have:

  • Social Work England registration.
  • A clear enhanced DBS on the update service.
  • At least 2-year post qualifying experience.

If you would like to request further information and/or register your interest, please email your CV to: or call 07990044885.

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