Substance Misuse Worker (Young Person)

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Spencer Clarke Group are working closely alongside Royal Greenwich Counil to provide them a with a Young Person Substance Misuse Worker join their team on a Contract Basis!

** Full Time to start ASAP **

Rate - £19 per hour

Main Activities

Establish  and  maintain  relationships  with  young  people  to  provide  support  and enable the young person to explore their values, self-identity, being and self-respect while they are engaged in service.
Develop and deliver positive activities with and for young people, consulting with young people regarding their needs.
Deliver continuity of care through effective partnership working, care co-ordination and key work responsibilities.
Liaise and work in partnership with relevant stakeholders and be a point of contact for agencies and professionals as appropriate.
Support the day to day operation of services through the delivery of appropriate evidence based treatment interventions.
Manage an active caseload offering structured psychosocial interventions such as
Motivational Interviewing, Brief Intervention, Solution Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Techniques, ITEP and harm minimisation strategies to young persons, depending on their need and in compliance with Royal Borough of Greenwich’s engagement guidelines.

Knowledge/understanding of self-harming behaviours and other mental health issues
Proven ability to carry out comprehensive assessments,  assess risk,  devise care plans and deliver evidence based interventions
Thorough and up to date knowledge of child and adolescent development, mental wellbeing and self harming behaviours
Ability to build effective relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders
A proven track record of working as an individual and as part of a team sharing skills, experience and knowledge with others
If you wish to be put forward for this role, please apply and contact Khalsa Singh @ Spencer Clarke group –


Here at Spencer Clarke Group we provide workers with their own dedicated and experience consultant who provide extensive market knowledge!

Access to a wide range of temporary and permanent opportunities
Market leading referrals of up to £500
Free DBS checks
Post Placement Aftercare
Loyalty reward scheme and regular competitions for our agency workers
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