Matt Talbot Adolescent Services - Assessment and Day Treatment Centre: Addiction Counsellor

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Matt Talbot Adolescent Services CLG is a leading provider of substance misuse treatment services for young people between the ages of 14 and 23, including: assessment, outpatient treatment, residential treatment and education programmes. We support young people in addressing their drug and alcohol use, reducing the harm caused by it and preventing it from being a greater problem, as they get older. We value the importance of family and we endeavour to work with all young people within the context of their family. We are committed to delivering our services with care and professionalism and continue to strive to ensure that we provide the best service for our clients.

Assessment and Day Treatment Centre – Position: Addiction Counsellor Permanent (35 hours/ 5 days per week)

The Assessment and Day Treatment Centre is seeking to recruit an Addiction Counsellor to be part of an Assessment and Day Treatment substance misuse service team within Matt Talbot Adolescent Services CLG. The post holder will provide assessment, stabilization through day treatment and strength based aftercare supports for young people between the ages of 14-23 years and families seeking recovery from alcohol and other substances through supporting young people reach and achieve the goals important to them and their care plan.

Please note the following;

  • Applications should be made via email, attaching a cover letter (outlining your particular suitability to the role) with completed application form to by 5pm on Friday 14th February 2020.
  • References and Garda vetting will be required (of the successful candidate) for this position.
  • Shortlisting may be required depending on the level of applications.

Please see attached Job & Personal Specification requirements for the position.



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