Drug & Alcohol Rehab Jobs @ UKAT

UKAT is the UK’s leading provider of Addiction Rehabilitation and detox. We have several drug & alcohol rehab jobs and are growing rapidly. If you’re interested in working with us, have the skills to make a difference in the addiction recovery industry then please drop us a line.

Job Title: Addiction Rehabilitation Registered Manager
Salary: Extremely Competitive

Job Summary

The role of the Registered Manager is to be responsible for the day-to-day operations at the centre for the treatment of substance misuse. This involves managing a multi-disciplinary team to deliver pharmacological intervention and structured psychosocial interventions in a safe environment. To work with a range of stakeholders and in partnership with key agencies to ensure seamless care pathways for all clients. The manager will oversee the programme delivery and development of services in the centre including Aftercare, Recovery Programmes, Triage, Housing, Criminal Justice and any other services commissioned within this centre and/or defined by the Service Level Agreement and the Company’s model of delivery. The manager will lead the staff team and ensure that clients receive a high quality service and care in a safe environment working. The manager will be registered with CQC and responsible for meeting the fundamental standards of care, other regulatory requirements, internal KPI’s and SLA’s.

The role requires you to have

  • Hold or working towards a Health & Social Care Management Qualification at NVQ Level 5 or equivalent
  • A good knowledge and understanding of CQC and sound knowledge of the relevant performance frameworks, quality standards and legal and ethical frameworks.
  • Experience in management including reporting, managing teams, compliance, quality assurance and problem solving and safety.
  • Experience of service delivery according to the contractual and professional national standards and key performance indicators.
  • Experience of maximise retention and occupancy at a level that meet or exceed targets set by the Company and results in successful client outcomes.
  • Experience managing the day-to-day operations of the Centre including the rota/timetabling system, care management of clients and the facilities management of the building including H&S.
  • Experience of monitoring activity levels and presenting statistical information through informative reporting.
  • Experience of overseeing the operations of a centre, encompassing service delivery, performance monitoring, facilities management and security management.
  • Possess an understanding of the current substance misuse policy, legislation and government strategy.
  • Ability to successfully manage challenging behaviour.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Ability to respond flexibly to the demands of the role.
  • Ability to have an appreciation of and work effectively with people from a diverse background.
Job Title: Counsellor
Salary: Extremely Competitive

Job Summary

The Counsellor will be responsible for the day-to-day delivery of a high quality care and therapeutic treatment programme. The rehabilitation of clients with substance misuse issues is the primary purpose and this involves pharmacological intervention and structured psychosocial interventions in a safe environment. The successful candidate will be working with individuals and groups, applying psychological principles and understanding as part of the treatment delivered. Main objectives for the counsellor include assisting clients to change, improve, understand addiction and manage their situation; and ultimately remain abstinent and have the tools to cope without using substances. Working with co-occurring disorders, client families and multi-agency working is essential for the role. Various approaches are used including MI, CBT & 12 Step principles. Treatment is individually tailored for our clients which includes robust risk management, care planning and aftercare.

The role requires you to have

  • Level 5 Diploma in Counselling or equivalent therapeutic qualification.
  • Evidenced training/experience in substance misuse treatment approaches.
  • Experience of developing and delivering a range of services/treatments
  • Experience of working in partnership with a range of agencies.
  • Experience of managing a caseload of service users with complex needs and confidential record keeping.
  • Knowledge of health and safety, including assessing high-risk situations for clients.
  • Knowledge of resettlement and aftercare services.
  • Knowledge of group work interventions, one to one interventions, range of current models of evidence based service delivery.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Ability to promote effective team working and work collaboratively as part of a team, as well as working independently.
  • Empathic and non-judgemental attitude
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills at all levels.
  • Ability to respond flexibly to the demands of the role.
  • Ability to have an appreciation of and work effectively with people from a diverse background.

Desirable criteria – Experience of residential work/community based rehab.

Job Title: Recovery Support Worker
Salary: Competitive

Job Summary

The role of the support worker role is to provide care and support to clients within the busy treatment centre environment. The role is diverse and challenging but highly rewarding. As well as supporting clients you will support senior staff in delivering effective treatment. Experience of working in substance is helpful but not essential. The rehabilitation of clients with substance misuse issues is the primary purpose and this involves pharmacological intervention and structured psychosocial interventions in a safe environment. The support worker will be working with and supporting individuals and groups. Main objectives for the support worker are to; assist clients and to help them with their treatment journey; encourage and promote abstinent recovery as part of carrying roles and responsibilities; ensure a safe environment for all clients and staff; support clients in decision making and behavioural change as well as supporting clients in the successful completion of their treatment journey with the Company.

The role requires you to have

  • Possession of (or preparedness to work to) a NVQ Level 3 qualification in Health and Social Care or similar.
  • Evidenced training or experience in the substance misuse field and models of service delivery.
  • Good organisational skills and time management skills in relation to own workload.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills at all levels, including for reporting purposes. Good administration skills and strong customer service skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of team in a collaborative and supportive manner.
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety, including assessing high-risk situations.
  • Ability to manage and defuse crises effectively.
  • Ability to express empathy and a non-judgemental attitude with a calm, caring approach.
  • Ability to respond flexibly to the demands of the role.
  • Ability to have an appreciation of and work effectively with people from a diverse background.
Job Title: Administrator
Salary: Extremely Competitive

Job Summary

To oversee the administration and clerical duties for the Centre. The role of the administrator is supporting both clients and staff within the busy treatment centre environment. The administrator must have exceptional administrative skills and organisational skills. The role is diverse and challenging but highly rewarding. As well as supporting clients you will support senior staff in delivering effective treatment goals. Main objectives for the administrator are to ensure the all administrative responsibilities are met and assist clients with their specific needs.

The role requires you to have

  • Experience with budgets, finance related matters such as petty cash.
  • Experience with Information governance, confidentiality and data protection.
  • Knowledge and be able to manage, update and change the office calendar as required.
  • Experience of working with other agencies.
  • Have excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Formal qualification in administrative duties.
  • Excellent systems knowledge and computer skills including Microsoft office.
  • Experience of maintaining accurate databases, records & systems in order to provide accurate and timely financial, statistical and monitoring information for reporting purposes when required for the Centre Manager and other relevant parties.
  • Experience of placing orders and liaising with suppliers and contractors to ensure goods and services are supplied in accordance with the requirements of the centre.
  • Ensure security protocols for the centre and the people using the building are observed and both are kept safe and secure (this includes the issue and security of keys).
  • Ability to have an appreciation of and work effectively with people from a diverse background and be non-judgemental.
Job Title: Chef
Salary: Extremely Competitive

Job Summary

Provide nutritious home cooked meals to adults in recovery from substance misuse and maintain a safe and healthy environment. Manage daily budgets and ensure food requirements and standards are met and delivered. The Chef has to plan varied weekly menus for approval by the Centre Manager and where appropriate in accordance with clinical advice. Preparing and cooking nutritious meals, recognising the needs of the client group in general and accommodating individual dietary and religious requirements.

The role requires you to have

  • A recognised qualification in the preparation and cooking of food at Level 2 or equivalent experience plus a food hygiene certificate.
  • Cooking experience gained in establishments of at least a similar size.
  • Kitchen management experience or a suitable qualification covering supervision.
  • A knowledge and experience of safer food better business.
  • A thorough knowledge of kitchen and food hygiene and safe kitchen working practices.
  • Experience of food ordering and stock control.
  • An empathetic and non judgemental attitude to those recovering from substance misuse.
  • Ability to work well on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Ability to have an appreciation of and work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds.
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