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Senior Social Worker – Dual Diagnosis

  • Location: Essex, Essex
  • Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care are seeking a Senior Social Worker with specialization in Dual Diagnosis to join our team in Essex. The ideal candidate will demonstrate expertise in managing clients with concurrent mental health and substance misuse problems.

Role Responsibilities:

1. Provide comprehensive psychosocial assessments for individuals presenting with dual diagnosis.

2. Deliver targeted, evidence-based interventions on a one-to-one or group basis.

3. Coordinate with multidisciplinary teams including local healthcare providers, government agencies, and family members, as necessary.

4. Develop and implement individual service plans focused on recovery and maintaining stability.

5. Advocate for clients and coordinate services to address multiple aspects of the individual’s life including housing, vocational or educational needs, and family relations.

6. Adhere to all federal, state, and local regulations, guidelines, and standards affecting social work practices.

7. Participate in regular team meetings, case conferences and provide supervision to junior team members, as needed.

Job Requirements:

1. Degree in Social Work or equivalent.

2. Eligible for registration with Social Work England (SWE).

3. Extensive experience working with individuals with dual diagnosis in a professional social work context.

4. Familiarity with resources and services available to individuals with mental health and addictive disorders.

5. Effective communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.

6. Ability to maintain composure in challenging situations.

7. Excellent problem-solving capabilities.


Interested individuals who possess the required qualifications and experience are encouraged to apply online. Please include a cover letter with your CV outlining your suitability for the role.

We are an equal opportunity employer and aim to ensure no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment because of any protected characteristics.

Note: This is a high-level job specification. The exact duties and job requirements may vary based on the hiring organization.

Working with Seven Resourcing:

Established in 2011, Seven Resourcing is one of the UK’s largest suppliers of temporary and ad-hoc professionals. Rated ‘Excellent’ on Trustpilot from 2000+ reviews, and with 20+ major recruitment awards, we take pride in knowing we can find you the best possible rates and a role you can be proud of.

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