Therapist

    UKAT
    Applications closing date: 20/05/2022
    Location
    Luton, United Kingdom
    Job Type
    Category
    Closing Date
    2022/05/20
    Work Hours
    40 hours per week
    Job Salary
    £25,000 - £28,000
    Salary Units
    Per annum
    Region
    South East

    Description

    If you’re a compassionate, genuine and courageous Therapist looking to make a difference in people’s lives, we want to hear from you!

    Come and be a part of a company that prides itself on providing a world-class treatment in comfortable and affordable facilities across the UK.

    You’ll be responsible for the day-to-day delivery of high quality therapeutic support to substance misusing clients. We’re looking for someone to join our team at Liberty House Clinic, Luton.

    Benefits:

    • Supportive PDP
    • Training and development opportunities
    • 28 Days Holiday rising to 33 Days after 5 continuous years of service
    • Company pension scheme
    • On-site parking
    • Employee benefits and discounts
    • Discounted food

    Main duties of the Therapist:

    • To contribute to assessments of clients within agreed timescales.
    • To deliver therapeutic support through group-work sessions and one to one interventions.
    • To contribute to regular reviews of the client with probation and health workers.
    • To counsel individuals about their substance use.
    • To help individuals address their substance use and offending behaviour.
    • 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.
    • Ensure that all administration, case recording, written reports etc. are maintained accurately.
    • Where required, participate in activities and tasks which directly respond to client need.

    Essential criteria:

    • Experience of direct work with substance misusing clients.
    • Level 4 or higher qualification in Counselling or equivalent
    • Two years’ experience of direct client work with at least one years’ experience of working with substance misusers in a therapeutic setting.
    • 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 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.
    • Understanding of the importance of upholding quality standards, performance monitoring and collating appropriate statistical information for purchasers.
    • Knowledge of health and safety, including assessing high-risk situations for clients.

    Personal qualities of the Therapist:

    • Ability to work as part of a team
    • Good communication and inter-personal skills
    • Ability to respond flexibly to the demands of the post

    To apply for this position please email email a C.V. and covering letter to: jobs@ukat.co.uk 

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