Advanced Young Persons Substance Misuse Practitioner -

1900001Q Requisition #
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To be considered for the post it is essential that you are educated to degree level in either Social Work, Psychology, Psychotherapy, Counselling or any other relevant mental health qualification alongside a substance misuse qualification. You will be a pro-active analytical thinker with experience of working in an integrated setting and possess the ability to provide clinical support and advice to the FWD and wider teams. You will have substantial post qualification experience of working in substance misuse field, with in-depth knowledge and understanding including the factors influencing substance misuse. You will have demonstrable experience of delivering outcome and evidence based intervention and treatment services to a high standard in line with local and national quality assurance standards. You will have an excellent working knowledge of the National Drug Treatment Service (NDTMS) requirements, including reporting requirements to meet the public health agenda and an understanding of the approaches to young people’s development; the purpose and methods of social and informal education within the context of health.


About Camden 


Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

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How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this Job Profile attached at the bottom of this Advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing dates for applications: Tuesday 26th February 2019

Interviews to be held: TBC

Please quote reference: 1900001Q

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