Criminal Justice

Substance Misuse Team Leader

Job description

We are currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Substance Misuse Team Leader to join a service in Doncaster. As a vital member of a Senior Management Team, you will play a crucial role in providing leadership and management to the groupwork and early intervention teams, while supporting the overall development of practice across the service.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing effective leadership and management to staff within the groupwork and early intervention teams.
  • Collaborating with the Senior Management Team to ensure the delivery of high-quality services that meet the needs of service users.
  • Supporting the development and implementation of evidence-based practice and interventions within the service.
  • Acting as a role model for best practice, promoting a culture of continuous improvement and learning.
  • Overseeing the delivery of accredited qualifications and support the professional development of staff.
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant legislation, policies, and procedures.


  • Relevant experience in the substance misuse field, demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of issues related to substance use and addiction.
  • A relevant degree in psychology, sociology, social work, or a Diploma in Health and Social Care, or equivalent qualifications.
  • Level 3 Substance Misuse qualification.
  • ILM Level 5 in Leadership & Management or equivalent.
  • Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build effective working relationships with colleagues, service users, and external partners.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and learning.
  • Enhanced DBS dated within the last 12 months. On the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.
  • Willingness to complete an enhanced DBS if you do not currently hold one.


    • Generous annual leave, 29 days annual leave per annum, rising to 31 after 2 years’ service and 34 after 5; plus, Public Holidays.
    • Attractive Pension Package (6% employer contribution)
    • Health Scheme.
    • Training opportunities in line with the personalised learning and development plan.
    • Enhanced sick pay.

    Working with Archer Resourcing

    We have been helping professionals find exciting new roles for a number of years, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities.

    We operate across the UK, and, with amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

    Due the high demand of CV's received we are unable to respond to all applications. However, we may hold your CV on file and contact you for future suitable roles.

    We also offer a £250 referral bonus should you know of anyone who may be interested.

    Must be eligible to work in the U.K

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