Substance Misuse Social Worker

South London, London

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW348177_1552488169
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-03-13
  • Location: South London, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-05-12
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

We have a brilliant opportunity for Adult Social Worker to join their team within South London.

A social worker with substance misuse experience is needed in the Substance Misuse Team, which is co-located within SLaM Addcitions, Drug & Alcohol Service.

The responsibilities of an Adult Social Worker includes:

  • Must complete social care assessments under the Care Act 2014, for intensive abstinent based i.e. rehab, day programmes and personalised packages (once funding is agreed by the resource panel)
  • Review service users placements which are within or outside of London
  • Undertake safeguarding enquiries and work with service users and agencies to formulate a protection plan to support that person
  • Social workers use a number of data bases including Mosaic, EPJS, Oracle and usually carry a caseload of 20-25 cases
  • Social workers are managed by the Practitioner Manager, who is managed by an offsite social worker manager

Requirements of an Adult Social Worker:

  • HCPC registered
  • 2 years recent experience within a Drug and Alcohol Service
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential

Salary: Up to £28.11 p/h, based on experience

If you would like to apply, to find out more about this role, or other Social Work roles, please contact Tradewind on 0203 743 6103 or email

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Substance Misuse Social Worker

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