Service Care Solutions Ltd

Addictions Counsellor

Service care Solutions are looking to hire for a Addictions Counsellor Role in East Riding Of Yorkshire.

The Role is Based within a Residential Detox Setting.

Temporary (3 Months) to Permanent contract

The role of a Addictions Counsellor -
As part of the Treatment Team you will:

  • Manage a caseload, providing risk assessments, and recovery plans.

  • Deliver a programme of structured group-work sessions and individual 1-1 sessions.

  • Create effective and comprehensive plans for residents that are tailored to their individual needs and help them to achieve their treatment goals.

  • Be able to deliver the full range of psycho-social interventions relevant to individual client needs

  • Develop and contribute to the reintegration needs of service users, supporting them in the development of their plans which are appropriate to their needs.

  • Carry out admission procedures in line with agreed protocols.

Important information in regards to the role -

  • The role requires an understanding of the therapeutic needs of residents but also their wider holistic recovery needs that will help them to maintain the progress they make in intensive residential treatment when they return to the community.

  • Keeping quality at the centre of all delivery ensuring end to end care coordination and recovery plans that meet individual needs

  • Be part of a culture of continuous improvement and learning and suggestions for service development, and as part of this process suggesting cost savings and/or efficiency's when they become apparent


Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience of working within the substance misuse services in a range of settings

  • Experience of developing holistic recovery plans that address the range of needs of clients in a residential setting.

  • Experience of delivering structured interventions to service users.

  • Experience of facilitating therapeutic groups.


  • Good standard of general education

  • Level 4 counselling qualification


Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Personal experience of addiction/imprisonment (Addicts in recovery should have at least 3 years clean time.

    Ex-prisoners should have been released at least 5 years ago).

  • Previous experience of working within a residential setting..

  • Previous experience of working in a 12 step primary care programme.

Please Apply for this role if you are interested or contact Paul Rimmer for more information


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