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Dual Diagnosis Recovery Worker - Band 5

Band 5

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Dual Diagnosis Worker
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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St Ann’s Hospital, Haringey
£27,936 to £34,628.80 pa Inc Outer London HCAS
15/09/2019 23:59

Barnet Enfield & Haringey Mental Health Trust, providing both mental health and community services, is an organisation that is going places!

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Dual Diagnosis Recovery Worker - Band 5

Employer: Barnet, Enfield & Haringey MHT, NHS Trust

Department: Dual Diagnosis Network

Location: Haringey, North London

Job Type: permanent   

Working pattern: 37.5 hours per week    

An exciting opportunity has arisen for suitably qualified individuals to join our established and highly energetic dual diagnosis team in Haringey, as a Dual Diagnosis Recovery Worker on a permanent basis. The service comprises clinical and psychosocial elements of substance misuse treatment which will be delivered within an exciting new model of delivery focused upon recovery and underpinned by a key working system based upon a variety of skills around structured psychosocial and recovery consistent packages of care.

The Dual Diagnosis Network in BEH-MHT NHS Trust is at the forefront of delivering modern Tier 3 care for people with mental health and substance misuse issues. The care and management of Dual Diagnosis patients within NHS is becoming an increasingly important specialty in its own right and DDN is developing high quality, clinically effective services for this exceptionally vulnerable group of.

DDN is a beacon service operating under a Hub and Spoke Model, being fully integrated within Trust Mental Health services, whilst at the same time fostering strong partnerships with non-statutory substance misuse services in the Trust and other external organizations. Another important role of the service is the design and delivery of dual diagnosis training to other Trust and external organizations, to help build on staff awareness, skill set, clinical practice and ethos in delivering quality care services to patients with concomitant substance misuse and mental health problems.

The post holder should be enthusiastic and experienced in key working individuals having problems with substance misuse. Experience of working with individuals presenting concomitant substance misuse and mental health problems is a bonus. You will be responsible for devising and implementing packages of care for clients with dual diagnosis presentations in a variety of mental health teams under the guidance and supervision of the Senior Practitioner and Operational Manager.

Please note: This post is subject to a DBS and OH Clearance.

For informal discussion please contact Helen Kyriakidou, DDN Operational Manager on 02087025378 or email at

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Interview Date: Week commencing 23rd of September 2019

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Helen Kyriakidou

DDN Operational Manager


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