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The SmartList

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Posted by The SmartList on 10.28.2015
Job ID: 786105
Location: Chorley, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Job Category: Health Care
Salary: £34,876.00 per year
Job Views: 2014
Post Code:
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 10.28.2015

Job Description



JOB TITLE: Therapist

SALARY & BENEFITS: £26,041 to £34,876 per annum + excellent benefits

WORKING HOURS: Flexible hours available

THE COMPANY: Our client has an outstanding reputation for being one of the leading providers of recovery focused clinical drug and alcohol treatment. Their focus is on ensuring they provide excellent clinical provision as part of a recovery pathway which supports and facilitates their patients to engage in genuine recovery.

Our client have developed an exciting new in-patient detoxification facility - 'The Pavilion'. The Pavilion is based in a 12 bed purpose built unit and will deliver medically managed and medically monitored detoxification for adults who require detoxification from alcohol or drugs.

THE ROLE: The ideal candidate for the Therapist position will support the delivery and development of a high quality residential detoxification service programme for people in recovery from their addiction to drugs and/or alcohol. You will be responsible for the managing a highly specialised caseload consisting of complex psychological disorders, delivering effective therapeutic groups to people using the service.

Key Responsibilities to include:

  • Manage a highly specialised caseload consisting of complex psychological disorders.
  • Carry out specialised comprehensive assessments, collecting, interpreting and integrating clinical data from a range of sources, including direct observation, interviews.
  • Contribute to risk assessments and management plans as part of the multidisciplinary team, and indicating appropriate action where indicated (including requests for mental health act assessments).
  • Develop individual case formulations for all complex patients, integrating clinical assessment data with evidence base psychological models in order to plan psychotherapy for individual patients and collaboratively engage them in the process of therapy.
  • Contribute to organisational governance systems and processes, which support the implementation, and monitoring of key quality indicators.
  • Exercise professional integrity and sound clinical decision at all times in particular when dealing with other professionals, service users and colleagues.

THE CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate for the Therapist role will work in AOD field preferably within a residential setting. You will need to be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal, organisation and administration skills including effective time management.

Key experience essential for the role:

  • UKCP or BACP registration
  • Recognised psychotherapy / counselling Diploma, and Degree in relevant discipline

Does this sound like you?

If yes, then please hit the "Apply Now" button. You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to further support your CV. We will be in touch within 7-10 days to make you aware of the next steps.

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