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Addictions Therapist in Barnsley

Addictions Therapist in Barnsley

Job Title: Addictions Therapist

Location: Barnsley, S71 1TJ

Salary: £27,000.00 per annum

We are recruiting for an Addictions Therapist in Barnsley for the UK’s leading Addiction Rehab Centre provider. Their purpose is to provide excellent care and treatment to enable all those suffering from addictive disorders to achieve the goal of life-long recovery.

They treat addiction as an illness, not a life choice and ensure that all our practitioners are highly trained and motivated to enable individuals to embark on a life-changing process.

As a Therapist, you will be helping people overcome their addictions within one of our residential settings using the 12-step programme. You will be reporting to the Centre Manager, this is a role for somebody who is compassionate, genuine and courageous. You will need to be passionate about Therapy and want to make a difference in people’s lives.

Essential Experience


  • 12-Step programme knowledge
  • Two years experience of direct client work
  • Experience of providing direct client services particularly assessment & group-work.
  • Experience of working in partnership with a range of statutory and non-statutory agencies.
  • Knowledge of health and safety, including assessing high-risk situations for clients.


  • Experience of direct work with substance misusing clients
  • Minimum Level 4 qualification (or higher) in Counseling or equivalent
  • Experience of developing and delivering therapeutic support programmes
  • Proven skills in planning and administration.
  • Ability and willingness to develop the treatment programme to suit client needs.
  • Accreditation with an appropriate registered body.


  • Blue Light Card
  • Group Clinical Supervision once a month
  • Free parking facilities on each site
  • Monthly Lifestyle Voucher (Delegating up to £150 per month to top performers)
  • BUPA Wellness helpline
  • Training and development opportunities
  • 28 Days Holiday rising to 33 Days after 5 continuous years of service
  • Company pension scheme
  • Appreciation cards monthly

Personal Qualities:

  • Have the ability to embrace new ways of working.
  • Manage your own time appropriately and meet expected deadlines.
  • Works well in a team and can share ideas and experience.
  • Able to work on their initiative.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Being open to change.
  • Taking accountability.
  • Have a passion for learning.
  • Being open to feedback for development & growth.
  • A flexible approach to work.

This job is subject to DBS Disclosure at an enhanced level, 2 satisfactory references & Confirmation of Right to Work in the UK.

40 hrs a week, either 8.30 – 5pm or 9 – 5.30pm No night work, working one weekend in 4.

Job Location: Barnsley, S71 1TJ

Employment Type: Permanent Contract

Salary:£27,000.00 per annum

Opening Date: Mon Jul 01 2024