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Dual Diagnosis Senior Practitioner

Job Description

About our client:

Service Care Solutions are working with a NHS trust who deliver crucial support to individuals that are suffering with drug and alcohol addiction, what they hope to achieve in the future is to continue to make a positive difference in substance misusers lives through clinical and non-clinical recovery methods.

The Ideal Dual Diagnosis Senior Practitioner:

The Dual Diagnosis Senior Practitioner develops and delivers training programs for staff, ensures dual diagnosis training is current and evidence-based, conducts specialist assessments and implements risk management plans, and provides high-quality interventions to service users. The ideal candidate has a degree in a relevant field, experience in substance misuse and mental health services, and strong assessment and intervention skills. This fast-paced role is based in a healthcare or social services setting, requiring adaptability in a dynamic environment.

Job Title: Dual Diagnosis Senior Practitioner

Location: North London

Shift Pattern: Monday - Friday (9AM - 5PM)

Type of Contract: Temporary - 3 Months with view to extend

Weekly Rate: £937.50 Per Week

Expectations of a Dual Diagnosis Senior Practitioner Role:

  • Act as deputy manager when require
  • Provide line management and supervision to a team of dual diagnosis workers
  • Undertake Specialist Assessments
  • Managing complex cases
  • Consult and arrange training in both substance misuse and mental health staff
  • Implementing risk management plans and providing high quality evidence based interventions

Compliance Requirements:

  • Enhanced Child and Adults DBS (Within 12 Months/Update Service Registered)
  • Valid Right to Work
  • Most Recent Employment References

About Service Care Solutions Recruitment Agency & How to Apply:

Originally forming in 2005 Service Care Solutions is a UK based recruitment agency consisting of various specialist divisions, SCS started their first recruitment support within substance misuse close to 20 years ago, specialising with Dual Diagnosis Practitioners and frontline staff for a multitude of years.

Service Care Solutions can facilitate processing of new DBS's free of charge for any candidate who meets the above requirements and is engaging with our compliance procedure

If you would like to be part of our exceptional candidate base and apply for the above role please contact Vincent Kerrigan on 01772 208963 or email your CV directly to

Unfortunately due to the high traffic of candidates that apply for our roles we can only endeavour to respond to candidates that have relevant experience for this role!

The Benefits of Service Care Solutions:

* Four weekly payroll runs
* £250 training allowance
* Excellent pay rates
* Exceptional referral bonuses
* Specialist Substance Misuse consultants offering single point of contact
* Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
* Ltd and PAYE payment options available
* Nationwide provider of substance misuse staff to over 40 different NHS trusts offering substance misuse services and over 200 local authorities.
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.