Structured Intervention Service Worker North

The Children's Society
South East England
13 Sep 2017
23 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Structured Intervention Service Worker NorthStructured Intervention Service Worker NorthFixed term contract until 31/03/202237 hours per weekGBP22,034pa with an annual progression up to GBP24,482paNorth EssexThe Children's Society has been helping children and young people in this country for over 130 years. We run local services that support children when they are at their most vulnerable and in desperate need of help. We're there for children, every step of the way. This role sits within our children and families directorate, which works to provide immediate one-to-one and group support for children who urgently need support. Your role will be to help us maintain and develop innovative practice to support our work in our services in the Essex Area.We are currently looking for a experienced practitioner to join our dynamic, ambitious team. A key part of this role will be your ability to provide Drug & Alcohol interventions to young people identified as either using or vulnerable to using substances. The SIS will be fully integrated into the Essex Treatment System requiring you to work closely with the Integrated Recovery Management Service (IRMS) supporting the delivery of individual recovery plans.In order to be successful in this role, you must have:--To be responsible for the effective delivery of the SIS and ensure that it is fully accessible to all children, young people and their families/carers and is delivered in a non-judgmental and confidential manner. -To implement longer term in-depth interventions, driven by the child/young person's needs and their recovery plan, which will help them to achieve their full potential and contribute to the communities in which they live. -To work collaboratively with Open Road staff and managers in the quadrant base to provide an efficient and effective service putting the client at the forefront of delivery. -To ensure that all safeguarding issues including child protection are dealt with in accordance with The Children's Society policies and procedures and in line with local and national statutory requirements. The Children's Society runs over 100 local services that help thousands of young people who desperately need our support, and we campaign to get laws and policies changed to make children's lives happier and safer. Every day we're changing the lives of children in this country for the better - and with your help, tomorrow we can be there for even more. The closing date for applications is Midnight on Friday 29th September.Interviews will be held on 17th and 19th October.