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Band 7 Team Leader - Community Drug & Alcohol Team

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  • Job reference: HQ00090518
    £38055.00 - £50172.00 per annum
    Social Worker, Substance Misuse


    Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Work Team Leader to work full-time within a Community Drug and Alcohol Team based in Guernsey. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of Social Work Practice in Adult Services and be registered with the HCPC.

    The salary for this Permanent Team Leader role is £38,055 - £50,172 per annum

    The post holder will work as part of the leadership team for Adult Mental Health and lead the multidisciplinary team responsible for providing specialist substance misuse assessment and treatment to adults in the secondary care mental health service.

    Job responsibilities:
    - The post holder will support the clinical work of the team acting as an expert resource in complex cases. Due to the management and leadership requirements of the role the post holder will co-work rather than key work a small case load of individuals.
    - To support the assessment of service users/clients with complex care needs including individuals with undifferentiated and undiagnosed conditions in accordance with the agreed pathway for the Community Drug & Alcohol Team (CDAT).
    - To provide specialist clinical advice, supervision, and consultation to other professionals contributing directly to the clinical formulation, diagnosis and treatment plan.
    - To guide, advise and direct other staff in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of specialised service user/client care.
    - To provide specialist advice to staff in managing emergency and other acute situations, ensuring that the service user's/client's needs are met and that significant others are supported

    Additional Information;
    - We offer a full relocation package which includes interview and relocation travel, this is in addition to our competitive pay and annual bonus.
    - Furthermore we offer subsidised accommodation for those travelling to the Island alone, and an 8-year employment permit for those wishing to bring a partner or family.

    Requirements of the Team Leader;
    - Degree or equivalent in Social Work
    - Current HCPC registration
    - Significant senior level frontline experience within Adult Services and Substance Misuse Services
    - 2 years adults social care

    This Social Work job is advertised by Ronnie Bradford; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

    Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our
    clients' requirements.

    Reasonable Adjustments:
    If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting us. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.