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Young People’s Substance Misuse Case Manager
  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: 1589
  • Published: Tue 27/09/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 27/10/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £30,000 - £44,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London

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Young People’s Substance Misuse Case Manager

Starting salary: £34,629
Job Level: Level 3, Zone 2
Work Location: 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: Fixed term/Secondment for 6 months
Closing date: Tuesday 11th October 2022 at 23:59
Interviews to be held: Week commencing 17th October 2022
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion  

About us

Camden is listening to everyone, including you.

We’re giving a platform to people inside and outside our community. Because, we’re not just home to the UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all

The role

We have a fantastic opportunity for two insightful and diligent Young Persons Substance Misuse Case Managers. You will be responsible for all aspects of case management and acting as a lead professional to deliver high quality substance misuse service provision to young people in line with Camden’s Early Help and Resilience Families strategies and the National Drug Treatment Service requirement. The successful candidates will have previous demonstrable experience carrying out assessments and delivering specialist tier 2 and 3 substance misuse interventions to young people aged up to 25 within the Borough of Camden. In addition, the ideal candidate will offer training for a range of professionals and deliver workshops for groups of young people in schools and in the community.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.

About you

To find out more about what it is like to work at Camden, meet some of our People by visiting ''.

To be considered for one of these exciting opportunities it is essential for the post holder to hold a professional qualification in either Social Work, Health and Social Care, Psychology/Counselling or Substance Misuse. The ideal candidate will be educated to Degree level with the accompanying registration to the relevant regulatory body. You will have an excellent working knowledge of effective interventions for working with substance misuse such as CBT, MI and the recovery agenda. The successful candidate will possess an in-depth understanding of relevant substance misuse legislation and guidance governing the principles underpinning work with young people who misuse substances.

If you have a proven ability in engaging with young people, setting and maintaining clear boundaries, building relationships and positively influencing change then we would love to hear from you.

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting people, and we’ll redefine what a career can be.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Visit '' to see full details of our benefits

Additional information

To view the Job Profile, please click HERE or copy and paste the below URL into your browser:

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.

Inclusion and Diversity

We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website or copy and paste the below URL into your browser:

Asking for Adjustments

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG