To provide specialist drug and alcohol outreach clinics for local hostels, homeless individuals and other services in the Borough of Hounslow. To work as a member of the multidisciplinary team in the management and treatment provision of a range of specialist services to problem drinkers and problematic drug takers including harm minimisation approaches, motivational interviewing, relapse prevention, ITEP care planning, individual intervention, general health assessment, wound assessment and management, injecting site assessment, lifestyle assessment and physical health assessment including blood glucose and urine multistix tests. The role includes using skills in mental health assessment and referral to appropriate mental health services and group work. To promote health and well-being and improve health inequalities by completing a range of health checks including ECG, Blood Bourne viruses screening and vaccination and Fibro scan. To be able to assess general health and provide early intervention treatment, sign posting and referral to other organised health services. To sign post service users to the appropriate health care settings to meet their needs. To be able to assess and case manage clients who inject drugs, in particular assessing injection sites and be conversant with the precepts of harm minimisation. Too ensure full risk assessments and risk management is delivered effectively. To recognise the professional duty of care to protect where clients present a risk to themselves or others, and comply with statutory requirements regarding Safeguarding Children, Child Protection including the Children Act 1989 and Hidden Harm guidelines.

About HCL Mental Health

HCL Mental Health (part of HCL Workforce Solutions) is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of high quality mental health professionals. We work with candidates to provide flexible, career-boosting roles all across the UK.

With years of experience, a huge number of awards and relationships with hundreds of NHS trusts & private hospitals in every corner of Britain, we can offer you opportunities to suit your lifestyle and ambitions – whether on a locum or permanent basis.

Benefits HCL Mental Health can offer you:

  • Weekly payment
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Refer a friend scheme*
  • Opportunities with hundreds of NHS trusts and local authorities
  • Access to exclusive placements
  • A dedicated recruitment consultant
  • A dedicated registration team to help you through the application process
  • Free mandatory training

To discuss this role or our other roles throughout the UK, apply with your CV or email Cerys Davidson on or call me on 07753410436

HCL is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, age, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity or disability.

This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. HCL operate in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently UK residents and eligible to work in the UK. Whilst we will endeavour to contact you following your response, due to the high volume of applications we regret that this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification from us within 30 days please take your application as not being successful this time but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.