Clinical - HCPC

Addictions Therapist – Private Mental Health Hospital

Job Title: Addictions Therapist – Private Mental Health Hospital
Salary: £38,000 – £44,000 (DOE)
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Location: Kent

Are you a passionate and dedicated Addictions Therapist looking to make a positive impact in the lives of individuals struggling with addiction?

Compass Associates are proudly working with one of the UKs largest private mental healthcare providers. Together we are looking for an Addictions Therapist for their acute psychiatric hospital situated on the outskirts of London in Kent. The hospital offers specialised care and treatment for adults dealing with a variety of mental health issues, including acute mental health conditions, addiction problems, and eating disorders. The hospital provides both inpatient and outpatient services, delivering high-quality care in a supportive environment.

As an Addictions Therapist, you will play a crucial role in delivering comprehensive addiction treatment services to your patients. You will be responsible for conducting individual therapy sessions, facilitating psycho-educational and relapse prevention therapy groups, and developing and implementing treatment plans tailored to each patient's needs.

Key Responsibilities:
– Delivering the 12-step abstinence-based programme
– Conducting individual therapy sessions
– Conducting therapy groups
– Completing assessments for inpatients and new referrals
– Providing aftercare support sessions
– Collaborating with the addiction team to ensure comprehensive care

Essential Requirements:
– Minimum Level 5 Diploma in counselling or relevant professional qualification in addictions
– Full BACP accreditation
– Experience with the 12-step programme and relapse prevention therapy
– Familiarity with a variety of addictions, including alcohol, substance, sex and love, gambling, and online addiction

Working Hours:
– Full-time position – 37.5 hours per week.
– Core working hours are 9am to 5pm. However you will be required to stay until 6pm once per week for the aftercare support.

– Access to CPD opportunities
– Clear salary progression plan
– Career pathway development
– Employee assistance programme
– Highstreet Discounts
– Funded DBS
– 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays) + Additional annual leave accrual with service
– Birthday day off
– Free parking

Interview Process:
– The on-site interview process will consist of a 30-minute question and answer session focusing on subject knowledge, attitude, and problem-solving abilities. This will be with the Lead Addictions Service and another team member.

Contact Details:
To apply, or for more information and an informal confidential discussion please contact Georgia Arnold at 02393 877 357 or email [email protected].

Compass Recruitment Solutions Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £200 John Lewis vouchers for each successful recommendation.

Specialist Care

Georgia Arnold (MREC CertRP)

Senior Recruitment Consultant – Mental Health, Complex Care at Home, Adult Social Care and Childrens Care and Specialist Education

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