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Substance Misuse Therapist

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Qualified Therapist
Drug and Alcohol

My client is opening a Residential Drug and Alcohol rehabilitation service in Bradford and are looking for a full time Qualified Lead Therapist.

It is 23 bed service due to open early January 2021.

" Knowledge of the 12-step approach is essential, minimum qualification Diploma level 4 in Counselling and/or Psychotherapy/CBT essential
" Two years' experience working in a substance/alcohol misuse setting is essential.
" Experience of developing and delivering therapeutic support programmes
" Experience of providing direct client services particularly assessment & group-work.
" A flexible open approach and proven communication skills in the management of staff, sessional staff, volunteers and clients
" Experience of working in partnership with a range of statutory and non-statutory agencies
" Proven skills in planning and administration
" Ability and willingness to develop the treatment programme to suit client need.
" Confidence to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
" Understanding of the importance of upholding quality standards, performance monitoring and collating appropriate statistical information for purchasers

The successful candidate
" The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the managers to lead the recovery team in providing our excellent service
" Knowledge of health and safety, including assessing high-risk situations for clients.
" Organised and have excellent time management skills
" An empathic and non-judgemental attitude
" Demonstrate the ability to effectively work with people regardless of their ethnic, cultural, social backgrounds, their gender, age, religious belief, disability and sexual orientation

To discuss this exciting opportunity further please call me on 07878 403785 and/or Email


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