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Service Care Solutions are currently supporting a Substance Misuse Charity, and they are looking for a Permanent Therapist to join their team. You must have experience Counselling clients with Drug & Alcohol related issues, and have experience with ages from 16 and above.

Person Specification;

The day-to-day delivery of high quality therapeutic support to substance misusing clients who access our clients services via statutory or self referral.

Role Purpose of a Therapist;

  • To provide counselling, support in relations to substance misuse.
  • To communicate our clients vision and deliver its mission
  • To provide direct client services by way of group and key work
  • To meet key service objectives in line with our clients policies, procedures and data collection systems.

Main Duties & Responsibilities of a Therapist;

  • To deliver a structured therapeutic support programme through group-work sessions and one to one interventions.
  • To contribute to regular reviews of the client with probation (where appropriate) and health workers or other relevant agencies.
  • To counsel individuals about their substance use using recognised theoretical models.
  • To help individuals address their substance use and offending behaviour through an agreed action plan.
  • To maintain records of the client attendance and participation in the group programme.
  • To explore, implement and supervise a range of approaches, activities and exercises, which are designed to promote health and support individuals through detoxification/stabilisation.
  • To utilise recording and statistical systems to collect and collate data and to ensure that all administration, case recording, written reports etc are maintained to agreed standards.
  • To utilise a flexible approach and where required participate in activities and tasks which directly respond to client need.

Requirements of a Therapist;

  • Experience of direct work with Substance Misuse clients.
  • Two years experience of direct client work
  • Experience of developing and delivering therapeutic support programmes
  • Experience of providing direct client services, particularly assessment & Group Work
  • Experience of working in partnership with a range of statutory and non-statutory agencies

Our client offers comprehensive, integrative and holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment services in a residential inpatient setting. Providing effective and treatment for a variety of other Mental Health concerns.

What we offer for a Therapist;

  • £250 Training Allowance
  • Excellent Pay Rates
  • A fantastic £250 Referral Bonus
  • Specialist Substance Misuse consultants offering single point of contact

If you want to hear more about this Substance Misuse Nurse role please send us your CV by clicking 'apply now'!