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Specialist Case Manager - Substance Use

  • Location:

    Wolverhampton, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Social Worker

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    Up to £11.77 per hour

  • Contact:

    Carina

  • Contact email:

    birmingham@bssocialcare.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    CARINA SU_1547801623

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    17/02/2019

  • Startdate:

    04/02/19 08:47:54

Job Description

This is an opportunity for a proactive and motivated individual with excellent communication and organisational skills to deliver a high quality service for women and children. Experience of working in a refuge setting and an awareness of the welfare and benefits system would be preferable for this post.

As a Specialist Case Manager for Substance use you will lead on developing, embedding and delivering a recovery focused and strengths-based approach for women with complex support needs primarily relating to substance use. This will involve ensuring that the service proactively works to support clients to manage risks and implement safely plans and improve financial, physical and emotional well being. You will also address additional support needs relating to mental health, Sexual Violence, offending behaviour and physical health.

The role includes a high level of client contact, and opportunities to work with external agencies offering support for women affected by drugs and alcohol. As a Specialist Case Manager for Substance Use, you will work closely with the Independent Domestic Violence Advisors and actively develop links and positive working relationships with agencies across the city.

You will support your team in ensuring service users are able to access relevant support from internal teams as well as a wide range of external agencies. You will have line management of Domestic Abuse key workers and will also support the Children's and Young Persons therapeutic workers, volunteers and placements within the service. As a Specialist Case manager you would be required to develop, lead and motivate the staff and teams in refuge.

You must be an excellent communicator for this role and be able to evidence previous experience

£11.77 per hour upwards depending upon experience

Please call Carina on 0121 633 3123 or email

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