Drug and Alcohol Practitioner - Dual Diagnosis Lead

Hiring People
£23,587 per year + RAPt offers excellent benefits
05 Feb 2017
05 Mar 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Drug and Alcohol Practitioner - Dual Diagnosis Lead

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Substance Misuse and/or Mental Health Professional to join an Integrated Healthcare and Substance Misuse service at HMP Lewes.

Role Overview

Working in a busy, successful team of Drug and Alcohol Practitioners and Health Professionals you have a client caseload and will be leading in developing care pathways for client with Dual Diagnosis. You will be working closely with other health professionals to ensure a cohesive support management plan is in place. One of the key targets will be measuring outcomes, so co-operative working relationships with other partner agencies is vital to this role.

To be successful in this role you will need to have a Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social or equivalent, experience and knowledge of supporting clients with complex needs, dual diagnosis and substance misuse, a good understanding of recovery and the criminal justice system.

All applications will be considered from candidates with a Nursing and/or Criminal Justice background and applications from candidates who are themselves in recovery will be welcomed.

Our client offers an excellent benefits package including work-related clinical supervision allowance, Simply Health coverage, competitive annual leave entitlements and a contributory pension scheme. Employees are supported to achieve both professional and personal development.

A committed to equality of opportunity. Candidates selected based on their abilities and skills and nothing else. Dedication to enhancing the diverse profile of the organisation to reflect the communities within which they work.

How to apply

We are unable to accept CV’s. If you wish to be considered for this position please click here and complete an online application on the following link:

Please ensure your supporting statement lists clear examples which demonstrate your competencies in relation to the person specification and being the right candidate for the role. Please ensure you provide specific examples from previous work experience on how you meet each criterion. (Please use additional sheets if necessary) If you have not completed an application and/or supporting statement for some time please call Valérie for an informal chat on.

Keywords Drug, and, Alcohol, Practitioner, Dual, Diagnosis, Recovery Worker, Dual Diagnosis Worker