Specialist Family Worker (Substance Misuse)

Clinical 126
  • £18 per hour + Negotaible
  • Telford, Shropshire, England
  • Contract

*Please take advantage of our referral scheme that offers up to £250 for each successful referral*

We are currently working with a Local NHS Trust who are seeking a Band 5 Specialist Family Worker to join their Safeguard Family team in Telford.

What’s on offer:

  • Working hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm
  • Contract length: 3-6 month initial contract with the view of extension
  • Location: Community based in Telford
  • Rate of pay: £18/h Umbrella (negotiable depending on experience)

About the role:

  • Work with families to minimise and prevent, as far as possible, children entering care due to substance misuse, mental health and domestic abuse.
  • Engage and undertake comprehensive needs led assessments concerning substance misuse in order to reduce risk and maximise safety within the family setting.
  • Support individuals in accessing and engaging with the local substance misuse team.
  • Identify and deliver effective interventions for substance misuse to increase safety and reduce risk.


  • Foundation Degree / HNC in related field which may include counselling, social work, nursing, psychology, human resources, social studies
  • Considerable experience of working with drug & alcohol users.
  • A thorough knowledge of substances and their effects.

If you are interested in this role, hit the apply button! Or for more information, please contact KAYLAH on 01772 954200 or on kh@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk

Kaylah is a specialist recruiter in Clinical temporary appointments for NHS Trusts, who has a deep understanding of the industry and has helped numerous candidates find work. So if this one isn't for you, please still reach out so we can help find the perfect role for you!


Kaylah Henderson Recruitment Consultant

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