Senior Addictions Therapist

Smarmore Castle Private Clinic is a drug and alcohol treatment centre in Ireland, providing a comprehensive residential rehabilitation programme, of the highest quality standard, in the Republic of Ireland. Our treatment includes alcohol and drugs detox, targeted addiction therapies and specialised support groups. The location is a beautiful castle and country house in County Louth, with origins in the 14th century.

We are currently recruiting a Senior Addictions Therapist. In this role you will work as a leader within the multi-disciplinary team, participating in team decision making, clinical governance, evaluation and audit activity, providing training and supervision to therapists. You will be responsible for monitoring and evaluating performance within the team, maintaining standards and implementing therapeutic procedures within the hospital. The post holder will contribute to development of policy and procedure and quality improvement initiatives.

To be considered for this post of Senior Addictions Therapist you will be required to demonstrate critical thinking in the clinical and management decision-making process. You will hold a master’s Degree in psychology or counselling and have a minimum of five years relevant work experience in an addiction treatment centre. Experience in CBT and Trauma Therapy is preferred, a knowledge of and experience in 12 step facilitation is essential.

Salary: €45,000 - €48,000
Closing date: 

We offer a competitive salary, friendly working environment and an opportunity to develop your skills in a great environment. Free staff lunches and free parking available.

To apply for the post of Senior Addictions Therapist with Smarmore Castle Private Clinic, send your completed job application form or send an email with your full CV to: Janey Lawson,

Please note the company operates a policy where only successful applicants will be contacted. Candidates who have not received written confirmation within two weeks of the closing date for the position should then consider themselves unsuccessful.

To apply for this vacancy, please download, fill in and return the application form.