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Social Worker - Family Drug & Alcohol Court - £34,728

South West, United Kingdom, £ £ 30451.00-34728.00 Annual Annual, Permanent


Family Drug & Alcohol Court Project

A Local Authority based in the South West is currently implementing an innovative court model which offers an alternative to standard care proceedings where drug and alcohol misuse is a key contributing factor.


  • Will be working on an innovative new Court Work model and specifically will be working with Family Drug and Alcohol Court
  • This is a model which uses a therapeutic and problem solving approach
  • FDAC provides a problem solving and restorative approach to care proceedings
  • The programmes aims to help parents change their lifestyle which may have put their children at risk of harm
  • Work closely with the Judiciary as part of a specialist multidisciplinary team

This is an excellent opportunity to take on a unique post with an innovative Local Authority which is trialling a new way of working to specifically improve outcomes for families by working directly with parent who may have issues around substance misuse. The Local Authority have already adopted a therapeutic approach to its Social Work practice encouraging practitioners to work directly with service users and using a relationship based approach to identify root causes of issues and addressing these.

The Local Authority provides a wealth of training opportunities and will provide all the support you require to get you up to speed with their approach as well as fund a number of courses provided by its partner educational institutions which will improve your employability prospects.

To find out more about this post or to discuss alternatives feel free to contact me, Rico on extension 7137...... click apply for full job details

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South West, United Kingdom
£ £ 30451.00-34728.00 Annual Annual