Ref. G02

Therapist – Addictions Recovery

  • Location: Minsterworth, England
  • Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum
  • Type: Permanent / Full Time

Role Overview

We are seeking to recruit a full time Therapist – Addictions Recovery to join our specialist team in Minsterworth, Gloucestershire. This role is Mon-Fri 9-5 paying £34,000-£35,000 per annum.

Main Duties:

  • Developing therapeutic relationships with clients facilitating healing and motivating change
  • Facilitating psychoeducational and therapeutic groups
  • Delivering one to one counselling sessions
  • Supporting the delivery of the structured recovery programme
  • Working as part of a multidisciplinary team to meet clients needs
  • Develop good communication and supportive relationships with colleagues and external agencies.
  • Making appropriate interventions such as safeguarding and harm reduction
  • The ability to effectively encourage and support community guidelines and maintain professional boundaries without antagonising clients.
  • Working to appropriate professional code of conduct


  • Two years post qualifying of direct client work, with at least one year’s experience in working with addiction in a therapeutic group setting.
  • Experience in developing and delivering therapeutic support programmes
  • Understanding and experience of the main therapeutic interventions utilised with Abbeycare CBT / !2 Step.
  • Experience of underlying issues associated with substance use such as past trauma, loss, grief, anxiety and depression.


  • A professional counselling qualification
  • Professional counselling body membership
  • Current driving licence

All posts offered are subject to two satisfactory references, pre-employment health screen and an enhanced DBS.

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