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  • Advert number: 305297-0
  • Posted Date: 11/06/12
  • Closing Date: 06/07/12

Want to play a key role in recovery?

Specialist Medical Practitioner in Substance Misuse

Full and part-time, some evening work • Based East Kent • NHS Associate Specialist scale, Points 6 – 13 negotiable depending on qualifications and experience • Benefits include payment of MDU fees, permanent health insurance and funding of professional development and training, plus a maximum of £1,239 Essential Car User Allowance

KCA (UK) is a dynamic and innovative organisation providing a wide range of high quality specialist services in the drug, alcohol and mental health sectors.We are one of the leading providers of drug services in the South East and have developed a well regarded and highly successful prescribing and clinical service.Our dedicated specialist team is expanding and we are recruiting for practitioners to play a key role in helping clients achieve their recovery goals and reducing drug related harm.

You will provide consultative advice to a range of other agencies, including psychiatric and primary healthcare services to ensure a comprehensive, quality service.You will also help develop the knowledge and skills within the services through audit, teaching and research.

These roles offer the potential for management as well as clinical responsibilities and offer the opportunity for career development and high level supervision.

You will need full GMC registration, full time hospital service including psychiatry experience, to be up-to-date with substance misuse practices and possess strong communication and motivational skills.MRCPsych,MRCGP, MSc in addictions or DPM would be an advantage.

To discuss this oppor tunity informally, please contact Dr Richard Senbanjo, Clinical Director by emailing or email Dr PeterWhite, Deputy Clinical Director at or telephone 01233 640040.

Application forms and job descriptions can be downloaded from You can also email or call 01795 590795 and select option three. Please quote reference number 943 in your application.

Closing date: 6 July 2012.
Interview date: TBC.

KCA (UK) is committed to the principles of equality of opportunity for all and welcomes applications from people with experience of substance use or who have had previous problems with substance misuse. Charity No: 292824