Senior Specialist Therapist

We are seeking a Senior Specialist Therapist to join our therapy team at Smarmore Castle Clinic. Smarmore Castle Private Clinic is a 22 bed private residential addiction facility, with a focus on excellence. Set in 15 acres of private land lying amid the rolling hills of County Louth, Smarmore Castle is only a 30 minute drive from Dublin.

The successful candidate will be an accredited therapist, have 12 step facilitation and Minnesota Model experience, and will have accredited training as a trauma therapist offering trauma-focussed psychological therapy, e.g. CBT, EMDR or sensoriomotor therapies. Eating Disorder therapy experience would also be desirable.

Duties and responsibilities will normally include:

  • Individual, group and family therapy for patients with alcohol and drug dependence. 
  • Case management of 3-5 patients, including developing individualised treatment plans and follow-up with referral sources.
  • Provision of therapeutic specialism to patients. 
  • Supervision.
  • Contributing successfully to therapeutic project work, research, training or development.
  • Acting as a professional lead for more junior therapists.


Salary commensurate with qualification and experience (Contact us for more information about our therapist grading structure).                                                                                                                              

Further training opportunities are provided. Temporary accommodation is available if required due to relocating. Closing date for applications: n/a

Application forms are available on the link below. Application forms and full CV should be sent to:

Janey Lawson,
HR Manager,
Castle Craig Hospital,
West Linton,
Peeblesshire EH46 7DH.


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