Drug & Alcohol Rehab Jobs @ UKAT

This Page was last reviewed and changed on June 12th, 2020

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.

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Job Title: Addictions Cousellor (Sanctuary Lodge)
Salary: 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 Addiction Counsellor at Sanctuary Lodge will take care of delivering a structured therapeutic support programme through group-work sessions and one to one interventions. They will be responsible for contributing to regular reviews of the client with probation (where appropriate) and health workers or other relevant agencies. Counsellors also maintain records of attendance and participation in group programmes, help clients to address their substance use and problem behaviours through pre-agreed action plans and methods. Among other responsibilities, they are also expected to bring a positive, proactive approach to the treatment programme through recognised methodologies and practices. Treatment is individually tailored for our clients which includes robust risk management, care planning and aftercare.

The role requires you to have

  • Experience of direct work with substance misusing clients
  • 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.
  • Confidence to work on own initiative as well as part of a team.
  • 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.
  • Organised and have excellent time management skills
  • An empathic and non-judgemental attitude.
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively work with people regardless of their ethnic, cultural, social backgrounds, their gender, age, religious belief, disability and sexual orientation
  • Commitment to support Sanctuary Lodge’s values and mission.
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good communication and inter-personal skills
  • Ability to respond flexibly to the demands of the post
  • Ability to make a personal investment in the development and success of Sanctuary Lodge.
  • A professional qualification in substance misuse and or counselling.
  • Experience of providing training to fellow professionals.
  • Computer Literacy.

To get in touch, email us on jobs@ukat.co.uk

Job Title: Addictions Therapist (Oasis Runcorn)
Salary: Competitive

Job Summary

The Therapist is to ensure the day-to-day delivery of high quality therapeutic support to substance misusing clients who access Oasis Runcorn via statutory or self referral. They are expected to provide direct client services by way of group and key work, meet key service objectives in line with Oasis Runcorn’s policies, procedures and data collection systems, deliver a structured therapeutic support programme through group-work sessions and one to one interventions and counsel individuals about their substance use using recognised theoretical models. The ideal candidate will explore, implement and supervise a range of approaches, activities and exercises, which are designed to promote health and support individuals through detoxification/stabilisation, as well as utilise a flexible approach and where required participate in activities and tasks which directly respond to client need. Maintaining a safe and welcoming environment ensuring health and safety standards are adhered to is one of the top priorities in our practice.

The role requires you to have

  • Preferred experience in therapy of at least 3 years
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred)
  • HCPC license (preferred)
  • Experience of direct work with substance misusing clients
  • 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.
  • Confidence to work on own initiative as well as part of a team.
  • 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.
  • Organised and have excellent time management skills
  • An empathic and non-judgmental attitude.
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively work with people regardless of their ethnic, cultural, social backgrounds, their gender, age, religious belief, disability and sexual orientation
  • Commitment to support Oasis Runcorn’s values and mission.
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good communication and inter-personal skills
  • Ability to respond flexibly to the demands of the post
  • Ability to make a personal investment in the development and success of Oasis Runcorn.
  • A professional qualification in substance misuse and or counselling.
  • Experience of providing training to fellow professionals.
  • Computer Literacy.

To get in touch, email us on jobs@ukat.co.uk

Job Title: Addiction Support Worker
Salary: Competitive

Job Summary

We are looking for the right candidate to be part of its expanding team that helps people recover from addiction. The successful candidate will work on a flexible basis as to the needs of the business. They will engage effectively with the client group, prepare and distribute medication to clients, liaise effectively and co-operatively with colleagues, undertake regular training and supervision sessions in-house and externally, be looking forward towards CQF Level 3 Health and Social Care. The ideal candidate will be able to carry out all tasks with professionalism and in accordance with Oasis Runcorn’s policies, particularly those on Equal Rights and Diversity and Confidentiality. Support workers are also responsible for the archiving and maintaining the archive files both paper and electronic, answering the phone when required and ensure all messages are passed on to relevant colleagues, as well as ensuring all client medication and prescriptions are dealt with appropriately and to give medication to clients as required following company guidelines.

The role requires you to have

  • Support Environment: 1 year (Preferred)
  • To be based in or near Runcorn, Cheshire (Preferred)
  • To hold a license: NVQ Level 2 Health & Social Care (Preferred)
  • Relevant qualification
  • Proven experience
  • A flexible open approach and proven communication skills
  • Administration skills
  • Confidence to work on own initiative as well as part of the team
  • Knowledge of health and safety, including assessing high-risk situations for clients
  • An empathic and non-judgmental attitude
  • A commitment to support Oasis Runcorn’s values and mission
  • An ability to effectively work with people regardless of their ethnic, cultural
    and social backgrounds, their gender, age, religious belief, disability and sexual orientation
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Full clean driving license
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to respond flexibly to the demands of the post
  • Ability to make a personal investment in the development and success of Oasis Runcorn

To get in touch, email us on jobs@ukat.co.uk

Job Title: Waking Night Support Worker (Banbury Lodge)
Salary: Competitive

Job Summary

The successful candidate will work to a rolling rota and will have overtime available to themselves as well. The main responsibilities of the position include egaging effectively with the client group, preparing and distributing medication to clients, meeting the needs of Banbury Lodge’s premises/property security, to have successfully completed our induction process, to be working towards CQF Level 3 Health and Social Care, good time keeping and attendance, carrying out all tasks with professionalism and in accordance with Banbury Lodge’s policies particularly those on Equal and Diversity and Confidentiality, ensuring that clients safety is maintained and monitored over night, as well as updating client files with observations and changes of clients mood and behaviour on a nightly basis. The Support Workers work closely with our other staff members and communicate constantly with our clients. They will be able to keep a positive, inspiring and nurturing environment within the centre. The Support Worker will provide adequate addiction support for the clients according to the Therapists’ instructions. Having an enhanced DBS clearance is important for this position.

The role requires you to have

  • Relevant qualification
  • Proven experience (Experience in a Support Environment – 1 year is preferred)
  • A flexible open approach and proven communication skills
  • Administration skills
  • Confidence to work on own initiative as well as part of the team
  • Knowledge of health and safety, including assessing high-risk situations for clients
  • An empathic and non-judgmental attitude
  • A commitment to support Banbury Lodge’s values and mission
  • An ability to effectively work with people regardless of their ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds, their gender, age, religious belief, disability and sexual orientation
  • Location: Banbury, Oxfordshire (Preferred)
  • License: NVQ Level 2 Health & Social Care (Preferred)

To get in touch, email us on jobs@ukat.co.uk

Job Title: Waking Night Recovery Support Worker (Primrose Lodge)
Salary: Competitive

Job Summary

There is an opportunity for a dynamic and compassionate support worker to become part of the UKAt team. The ideal candidate will be able to effectively engage with clients, providing support and guidance throughout their treatment, positively encourage clients in behavioural change. Decision making and achieving goals, handling situations with a proactive approach, maintaining a safe environment and establishing good relationships with clients are key responsibilities alongside encouraging participation in social and recreational activities. They will be working alongside Therapists, Drs and senior staff, to ensure abstinent recovery, maintain good verbal and written communication skills at all levels and ensuring ongoing assessment and management of risks. Thes person will also be responsible for handover of key information between shifts.

The role requires you to have

  • Evidenced training or experience in the substance misuse field, rehabilitation, recovery or other areas of support work and health care (Preferred experience in a support environment of 1 year)
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of team in a collaborative and supportive manner
  • Ability to express empathy and a non-judgemental attitude with a calm, caring approach
  • If you have been in recovery, it is required that you wait a minimum of 2 years before applying for a UKAT role
  • Computer literacy
  • Possess a relevant NVQ or equivalent or are willing to work towards (desired)
  • Driving Licence – accessible parking (desired)
  • Preferred license: NVQ Level 2 Health & Social Care
  • Preferred location: Guildford Surrey

To get in touch, email us on jobs@ukat.co.uk

Job Title: Bank Housekeeper
Salary: Competitive

Job Summary

The main responsibilities of the Housekeepers at UKAT include cleaning the designated buildings to the specified standards ensuring a clean and healthy environment and especially undertaking the housekeeping duties associated with the discharge and admission of clients as set out in the schedule provided. The ideal candidate will be able to communicate needs and suggestions related to the housekeeping process to the Line Manager in a timely and organised way. They will be able to follow a preset schedule and abide by the approved rules and regulations within the treatment centre they are responsible for.

The role requires you to have

  • Prteferred experience of minimum 1 year in housekeeping
  • Cleaning experience in an office, hotel, leisure or hospitality environment.
  • A working knowledge of health and safety in relation to cleaning and housekeeping particularly COSHH and manual handling.
  • Numerate and literate within the requirements of the job.
  • An empathetic and non-judgmental attitude to those seeking to recover from substance misuse.
  • A flexible attitude to the duties of the job and working hours.
  • Ability to have an appreciation of and work effectively with people from a diverse background

To get in touch, email us on jobs@ukat.co.uk

Job Title: Weekend Housekeeper
Salary: Competitive

Job Summary

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The role requires you to have

  • Cleaning experience in an office, medical, leisure or hospitality environment
  • A working knowledge of health and safety in relation to cleaning and housekeeping particularly COSHH and manual handling
  • Numerate and literate within the requirements of the job
  • An empathetic and non-judgmental attitude to those seeking to recover from substance misuse
  • A flexible attitude to the duties of the job and working hours
  • Ability to have an appreciation of and work effectively with people from a diverse background
  • Preferred experience – 1yr hotel housekeeping or 2yrs housekeeping

To get in touch, email us on jobs@ukat.co.uk

Job Title: Addiction Support Worker – Maternity Cover
Salary: Competitive

Job Summary

We are looking for the right candidate to be part of our expanding team that helps people recover from addiction. The successful candidate will work on a flexible basis as to the needs of the business as maternity cover for approximately 6 to 9 months. The job’s main responsibilities include effective engagement with the client group, preparing and distributing medications to clients, collaborating with other team members, successful complation of the induction process, partaking in staff meetings and keeping a positive, proactive attitude towards the work process.

The role requires you to have

  • Relevant qualification
  • Proven experience
  • A flexible open approach and proven communication skills
  • Administration skills
  • Knowledge of health and safety, including assessing high-risk situations for clients
  • Full clean driving license
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to respond flexibly to the demands of the post
  • Ability to make a personal investment in the development and success of Sanctuary Lodge
  • An ability to effectively work with people regardless of their ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds, their gender, age, religious belief, disability and sexual orientation
  • Computer literacy

To get in touch, email us on jobs@ukat.co.uk

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