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Solutions Action Management

10 Barley Mow Passage
W4 4PH

T. 020 8987 6061
F. 020 8994 1533

SAM Recruitment - for Drug, Alcohol & Substance Misuse Professionals

Solutions Action Management is a bright, innovative and forward thinking substance misuse recruitment and consultancy agency.

Solutions Action Management was founded in 2001 to meet the ever-growing demands and changes required by the delivery of the National Drug Strategy. With the emergence of Drug Action Teams and greater funding targeting: Young People, Communities, Availability, Treatment, and Criminal Justice we provide trained substance misuse personnel in response to a growing demand for highly skilled individuals.

Looking for Work - Permanent or Temporary?

We are looking for skilled and motivated drug and alcohol professionals who are looking to further their skills in a demanding and fast-paced sector. We provide you with the right position at the right time, to enhance and offer you opportunities to develop your career.

  • DAT Co-ordinators
  • Joint Commissioning Managers
  • DIP Consultants/Managers
  • Needs Assessments/One off pieces of work
  • Nurses
  • Counsellors - 12-step, BST, CBT etc.
  • Drugs/Criminal Justice Workers

We offer guidance and support in finding the right position for you, taking into account your need to work, develop and above all else enjoy what you do.

Benefits of Working with Solutions Action Management

  • Short or Long-term contracts
  • Explore other areas of the drug & alcohol field in a supported environment
  • Regular contact with an experienced substance misuse consultant

Benefits include:

  • CRB (Criminal Record Bureau) Checks: Enhanced & Standard
  • Holiday pay
  • Assistance with International relocation
  • Support regarding self-employment issues
  • Weekly, fortnightly or monthly payroll


We have placed a large number of candidates with a broad range of skills and expertise at all levels including:

  • Drugs Workers
  • Management Consultants
  • Commissioners
  • Co-ordinators

We supply every level of qualification and expertise in meeting the demands of the drug and alcohol sector-for locum, consultancy, substantive and permanent positions.


The only place to be for all exceptional substance misuse sector managers and consultants. SAM Elite has been established for those that are in strategic or managerial positions within the substance misuse field and earning over £45,000 per annum. 

SAM Elite Consultancy Services

SAM has been providing consultancy services for interim cover and permanent roles for operational and strategic management since 2001. Look no further for the very best in Senior Management, we can assist with:

  • Commissioning
  • Co-ordination
  • Project Implementation
  • Project Management
  • Needs Assessments
  • Business Research & Analysis
  • CONTEST – Anti-Terrorist Strategy


"The staff supplied by Solutions Action Management, in the form of a team of DIP consultants and a part-time Joint Commissioning Manager, have proved invaluable in the preparation of the project plans, carrying out a needs assessment and developing budgets and Treatment Plan documents for the NTA and Government Office, in consultation with the staff team... I would have no hesitation in contacting you in the future."
Manager Drug and Alcohol Action Team

"I have been extremely happy with the services provided by Solutions Action Management. I have used them a number of times to provide a range of staff, from DAAT Commissioning Support posts to Qualified Social Worker and Drug Worker posts. I am consistently impressed with the level of skill and experience of the candidates put forward by SAM Recruitment, and SAM remains my preferred first option when seeking to fill existing vacancies or looking for staff for one-off short pieces of work.  It is extremely important to me to be able to talk to an agency that really understands the field and the issues involved and can work with me to think up creative staffing solutions to some of the needs of the substance misuse field in the 21st Century.Drug & Alcohol Action Team, Joint Commissioning Manager

"Solutions Action Management work hard on behalf of their consultants to ensure a perfect match between project and personnel and I have always found all the positions and work that I have been offered have been suited to my skills set and interesting to be involved with. I have been working with SAM for over four years now and, as well as being very busy, have found the support and range of work offered to be excellent." Consultant in Mental Health, DAT Co-ordination, Joint Commissioning & Strategic Project Work 







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